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Finding Aid for the Ricardo Munoz Papers 1900 - 2005
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ricardo Munoz Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1900 - 2005
    Collection number: 64
    Creator: Munoz, Ricardo 1940 -
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Ricardo Munoz was a Los Angeles lawyer and later an administrative law judge with the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. His collection includes photographs, sound recordings, correspondence, and personal papers that document his family history, and organizational papers that reflect his juridical work in Los Angeles from 1972-2004. This collection also includes extensive personal papers of Muñoz's father, mother, and paternal grandparents. This collection documents approximately nine decades of family history.



    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
    Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Use the archival research application http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/archival-research-application to page materials. Allow 72 hours for materials to be delivered. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for further paging information.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

    Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Use the archival research application http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/archival-research-application to page materials. Allow 72 hours for materials to be delivered. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for further paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to 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 item and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ricardo Munoz Papers, 64, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was donated by Ricardo Munoz November 2006.

    Processing History

    Processed by Michael Aguilar II and Rosa Meza, 2012-2015
    This collection was processed by Michael Aguilar II, Darling Sianez, Rosa Meza and Michael Stone between 2012 - 2015 at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center from 2012-2015 in the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC). Processing of this collection was generously supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    Biography

    Ricardo Muñoz was born on December 22, 1942, in Bisbee, Arizona. While his father, Rosalío, served in the U.S. Navy, Muñoz and his mother lived with his grandmother in Tucson, Arizona. Upon his father's return at the end of World War II, the family moved to Flagstaff, Arizona, where his father gained employment as a social worker. In 1947 the family moved to Los Angeles, where Rosalío enrolled in the USC School of Social Work; here he earned a master's degrees in social work and education. He went on to earn a doctorate in educational psychology, reinforcing for his children the importance of education.
    The family moved frequently, living in Boyle Heights and then in the Maravilla Housing Project in East Los Angeles. In 1950 the family moved to the nearby neighborhood of Lincoln Heights, where Muñoz attended Avenue 21 Elementary School. In 1956 the family moved to nearby Highland Park, where Muñoz attended Nightingale Junior High School. He graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School in 1960.
    After traveling in Mexico after his second year in college, Muñoz returned to Los Angeles in 1963 to continue his education. Upon his return, he attended school at UCLA, earning a bachelor's degree in finance in 1966. Following his undergraduate studies, Muñoz became a probation counselor with the Los Angeles County Probation Department and then a senior research assistant for the USC Public Systems Research Institute.
    In 1968 he entered the UCLA School of Law, and in 1971 he received his juris doctorate. Since being admitted to the California bar in 1972, he has served the public, particularly the Latino community in Southern California, as an attorney at the Lincoln Heights branch of the Legal Aid Foundation and the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice. In 1979 he became an administrative law judge with the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board; he was promoted to presiding administrative law judge in 1992. He retired in 2004.

    Scope and Content

    The Ricardo F. Muñoz Papers includes photographs, sound recordings, correspondence, and personal papers that document his family history, as well as organizational papers that reflect his juridical work in Los Angeles from 1979-2004. This collection also includes extensive personal papers of Muñoz's father, mother, and paternal grandparents. This collection documents approximately nine decades of family history.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Ricardo Munoz
    • Series 2. Esau Munoz
    • Series 3. Rosalio Munoz Sr.
    • Series 4. Rosalio and Maria Munoz
    • Series 5. Maria Munoz
    • Series 6. Febronia
    • Series 7. Photographs
    • Series 8. Books
    • Series 9. Sound Recordings, 1960s - 1990s

    Related Material

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    Julian Nava Papers, John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, California State University, Los Angeles



    Julian Nava Papers, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge



    Edward Ross Roybal Papers, UCLA Library Department of Special Collections



    Edward R. Roybal Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center



    American GI Forum of CA Records, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center



    Dionicio Morales Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center



    Grace Montanez Davis Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Chicano civil rights
    Jurisprudence