Materials in this collection represent three
chronological periods: 1920s - 1930s; the early 1940s; and the period
ranging between 1969 - 1978.
The 1920s materials are primarily
secondary materials from Journals. Much of the 1940s materials are
primary, focusing on the sleepy lagoon case and include letters
involving the Los Angeles Police Department, the Sleepy Lagoon Defense
Committee as well as original magazine and newspaper
The 1970s materials consist of Lopez's time as a
UCLA student including his papers, personal essays and academic writing.
Subjects range from the Chicano Movement to sociological
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Ron Lopez has had a long career as an educator in Southern
California. He has held teaching posts at UCLA, Occidental College,
Pasadena City College, and Claremont College in Claremont California.
Ron Lopez has served the community as a drug counselor as well as a tax
referee. He has also been a consultant in advertising as well as being
in the food business.
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