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Finding Aid for the Ron Lopez Sleepy Lagoon Research Papers Ca. 1930 - 1970
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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 clippings.

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 research.

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Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu
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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For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/
Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/