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Guide to the Gilbert G. Gonzalez Interviews MS.R.144
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  • Title: Gilbert G. Gonzalez interviews
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.144
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Physical Description: 2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1975-1990
    Date (inclusive): 1975-2004
    Languages of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English and Spanish.
    Abstract: This collection contains sixty-three audio tapes of interviews by Gilbert G. Gonzalez with individuals associated with the citrus industry in Orange County in the first half of the twentieth century. These interviews were conducted for Gonzalez's monograph, Labor and Community: Mexican Citrus Worker Villages in a Southern California County, 1900-1950 (Urbana: Illinois University Press, 1994).
    Creator: Gonzalez, Gilbert G., 1941-

    Access

    This collection is open for research.
    Contents have been reformatted and have digital preservation copies. Access to original audio tapes is restricted; researchers may request listening copies. The copies may only be used in the UC Irvine Libraries Special Collections and Archives Reading Room and may not be duplicated.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. Due to privacy and copyright concerns, these materials may not be duplicated or published.

    Processing History

    The recordings were reformatted and copied onto compact discs (CDs) in 2011 for preservation and access purposes.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains sixty-three audio tapes of interviews by Gilbert G. Gonzalez with individuals associated with the citrus industry in Orange County in the first half of the twentieth century. These interviews were conducted for Gonzalez's monograph, Labor and Community: Mexican Citrus Worker Villages in a Southern California County, 1900-1950 (Urbana: Illinois University Press, 1994). The collection includes an interview with Felicitas Mendez, one of the parents involved in the United States federal court case Mendez v. Westminster School District, which challenged racial segregation in Orange County, California schools.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Audiotapes -- 20th century.
    Citrus fruit industry -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources
    Mexican American agricultural laborers -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources
    Mexican American agricultural laborers -- California -- Orange County -- Interviews
    Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers -- California -- Orange County -- Interviews
    Migrant agricultural laborers -- California -- Orange County -- Interviews