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Finding Aid for the Michelle Kholos Brooks Collection of Manazar Gamboa Papers 1939-2001
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Box 1, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Personal Papers, manuscript

Scope and Content Note

"The Boy from Niquinhomo" [by Manazar Gamboa]

7p. A.Ms
Box 1, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1991-1995

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

"The Taking of Chavez Ravine" by Marcus Bastida

31 p t.ms includes letter 1p a.ms from Bastida to Gamboa

Related document [timeline]
Box 1, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers March-April 1984

Physical Description: Personal Papers, correspondence

Scope and Content Note

MacLaren Hall Certificate of Honor

Correspondence

From:Alistair Hunter

To:Manazar Gamboa

June 25, 1984

El Monte, CA (includes envelope)
Box 1, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers July 1998

Physical Description: papers

Scope and Content Note

"Paula Rodrigues"

7p t.ms transcription
Box 1, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers August 1972

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied L.A. Times Article

"Battler for Chavez Ravine Home Dies at 75"

August 12, 1972

Typed transcript of article

related documents
Box 1, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1971

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

"1953-1971, The Arechigas"

L.A. Times West Magazine

October 17, 1971

T.Ms transcript of article
Box 1, Folder 7

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers September 1 1998

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Copyright information

Request to publish excerpt from "Memories Around a Bulldozed Barrio" by Manazar Gamboa

Copyright documents
Box 1, Folder 8

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Photocopies, printed material

Scope and Content Note

"One of the Old Guard" by Chas F. Lummis

6p photocopied 12p of text

Includes A.Ms notes
Box 1, Folder 9

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers December 1998

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Resume of Published Works

By Manazar Gamboa

4p T.Ms
Box 1, Folder 10

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [June 1988]

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

"Thank you" card and correspondence

From multiple students

To Manazar Gamboa
Box 1, Folder 11

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers August 14 1995

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings

Scope and Content Note

News article on V-J Day

"When L.A. Exploded With Joy"

L.A. Times

August 14, 1995
Box 1, Folder 12

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1951

Physical Description: Photocopies, printed material

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied excerpts

"Rebuilding a City" byRobert E. Alexander and Drayton S. Bryant

The Haynes Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

1951

26p (Title page, vi-xii,1-8,36-39,47,50-54,56,58-60,62)
Box 1, Folder 13

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers May 23 1983

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Paper

"Years of Discontent: The Battle of Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, 1949-1959"

By Victoria Valdez

15p including:

7p of text T.ms

4p appendices xeroxed

4p footnotes and bibliography T.ms
Box 1, Folder 14

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers July 1953

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of article

"Spring Street Massacre"

Frontier [Magazine}

July 1953

2p
Box 1, Folder 15

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [December 1959]

Physical Description: Photocopied papers

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

"Homes into Kindling"

[December 1959]

3p photocopy 6p text
Box 1, Folder 16

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers Sept. 1955

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

"Elephant with a Headache"

Frontier [Magazine]

September 1955

6p
Box 1, Folder 17

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers June 4 1972

Physical Description: Photocopied papers

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

"Ravine Once Was Close Knit Community"

L.A. Times

June 4 1972
Box 1, Folder 18

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [1959]

Physical Description: Photocopied papers

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied excerpts from "Chance to Belong:Story of the Los Angeles Youth Project 1943-1949"

By Duane Robinson

Woman's Press

New York [1959]
Box 1, Folder 19

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1950-1999

Physical Description: Printed material

Scope and Content Note

Articles pertaining to Chavez Ravine and eviction of residents

"Field of Uprooted Dreams"

L.A. Times Article

July 11, 1999

Envelope

From:Catos Urrutia

To:Manazar Gamboa

August 15, 1999

Contains 3 maps for Elysian Park Heights

Photocopies of letters form the Housing Authority of Los Angeles to families of the Chavez Ravine and Palo Verde area

Photocopies of secondary sources re:Chavez Ravine

"Senor Chavez and his Ravine"

Westways Magazine April 1962

Unidentified article with picture of "Zoot-Suiters"

"Sixty Years in Southern California" 4p No date

"North From Mexico" 6p photocopied No date

"Our Fight for Chavez Ravine" unknown source 2p [1975?]
Box 1, Folder 20

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1957

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings

Scope and Content Note

Seven articles on the Dodgers' move to Los Angeles

Photocopied from the L.A.Times
Box 1, Folder 21

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers Nov-Dec. 1995

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings

"Be Happy It's In Your Backyard"

By Mike Downey

L.A. Times Opinion Column

November 15, 1995

Letter to The Editor from Manazar Gamboa re:above column

Typed article

"Will NFL Play Dodgeball?"

By T.J. Simers

December 3, 1995

Newspaper fragment of above article
Box 1, Folder 22

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers December 1995

Physical Description: Newspaper clippings

Scope and Content Note

Assorted clippings concerning the construction of a football stadium in Los Angeles
Box 1, Folder 23

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1995

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Assorted Materials concerning community organizations opposing the construction of a football stadium near Dodger Stadium

Includes handwritten notes, community newsletters, photos of documents, maps and news articles

Box 1, Folder 24

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article from "Chicano History Symposium"

"The Making of Occupied America"

By Rodolfo Acuna

3p photocopy no date
Box 1, Folder 25

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1993

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied journal article

Southern California Quarterly

Fall/Winter 1993

Vol.LXXV, No.3-4

pp.340-350
Box 1, Folder 26

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1982

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

Multiple versions of "Housing, Baseball, and Creeping Socialism:The Battle of Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles 1949-1959"

By Thomas S. Hines

The Journal of Urban History

Vol. 8, No. 2February 1982
Box 1, Folder 27

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [1989-1990]

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Programs for Readings and Other Evens with MAnazar Gamboa as a featured Artist/Speaker

Multiple fliers for Manazar Gamboa's poetry readings/speaking engagements

News clipping on the L.A. Poetry Festival
Box 1, Folder 28

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers January 1988

Physical Description: News clipping, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping and five photocopies

"Brody Grants Help Keep Artists on the Go"

L.A. Times

Jan. 16, 1988
Box 1, Folder 29

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: News clippings, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Original and Photocopied interview with Manazar Gamboa

"Poetry, Politics and The New Chicano"

By Kate Braverman
Box 1, Folder 30

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [April 1997]

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Fliers announcing the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Manazar Gamboa;s release from prison

Box 1, Folder 31

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [Nov. 1961]

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

Why They Call The City Council Chambers The Cave Of Winds"

Los Angeles Magazine

November 1961

[Source and date per handwritten notation]
Box 1, Folder 32

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1987-2001

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to Manazar Gamboa

Misc. materials

Photograph sheets in envelope marked To Manazar From Laura

3p summary of Gamboa's art activities from Summer 1987-May 1988

Assorted thank-yous for public service

Brochures and Programs for poetry readings and performances c.1997-1999

Articles on Manazar Gamboa form English and Spanish press

Multiple photocopies and original clippings

Two obituaries for Gamboa

L.A. Times Jan.7,2001

Press Telegram Dec. 16, 2000
Box 2, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1990

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

Letter To:[Juvenile Court and Community Schools]

From:Manazar Gamboa

T.l 1p Oct. 29, 1990

33 drawings and photocopies

Photocopy 2p of Poem "It Tells A Story" by Helen Silvas
Box 2, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note



Petition protesting Manazar Gamboa's forced

resignation as president of Beyond Baroque

8p A.ms
Box 2, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers Aug. 1990

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies

Announcement for reading by Manazar Gamboa

L.A. Weekly Aug.3-Aug.9 1990

3 copies
Box 2, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1980-1995

Physical Description: Photocopies,papers

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy and print-out

"Los Angeles and the Dodger War"

By Cary S. Henderson

The Historical Society of Southern California

[Fall 1980]

15p photocopied 29p text

Print out of above article 28p Nov.17, 1995

Additional print out of article 37p no date
Box 2, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1984

Physical Description: Photocopies, printed material

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of article on Los Angeles history

Call slip from Los Angeles Public Library
Box 2, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers [c.1939]-1997

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

13p assorted photocopies of street maps of the Elysian park are

1p oversize map of Elysian park

Copy of article

"Angel in the Outfield"

By Patt Morrison

Los Angeles Times Magazine

Aug. 10, 1997
Box 2, Folder 7

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1957-1995

Physical Description: Photocopies, news clippings

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies

Articles from L.A. Times concerning the Dodger's move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles

Chavez Ravine Research:Articles in Los Angeles Central Library

4p T.ms [includes comments and notations]
Box 2, Folder 8

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1957-1995

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

T.ms of an article from Frontier Magazine June 1957

"Public Housing and the Brooklyn Dodgers" 11p

T.ms copy of above article dated Dec. 11, 1995

Photocopy of above article
Box 2, Folder 9

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers June 4 1978

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

"Chavez Ravine Proves Fertile Soil for O'Malley"

L.A. Times June 4, 1978 6p
Box 2, Folder 10

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1962-1995

Physical Description: Photocopies, papers

Scope and Content Note

"Arechigas Continue Chavez Fight"

L.A. Times May 12, 1962 1p T.ms

1p copy of above article downloaded Oct.30, 1995

Photocopy of above article with some highlighting
Box 2, Folder 11

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers April 1962

Physical Description: Photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied article

"The Untold Story of Chavez Ravine"

By Norris Poulson[former mayor of Los Angeles]

Los Angeles [magazine]April 1962 5p
Box 2, Folder 12

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems by Emily Dickinson

Translated into Spanish by Manazar Gamboa
Box 2, Folder 13

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1987-2003

Physical Description: Photocopies, printed material

Scope and Content Note

Articles on Manazar Gamboa

Program for Culture Clash's "Chavez Ravine"

List of Gamboa's electronic files
Box 3, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems by Manazar Gamboa

The Running One

A Prayer After Writing a Poem

For the Singer

Net

Imageless Land

And the Cloud

A Poet's Prayer
Box 3, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 2000

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems by Manazar Gamboa

The Eye Pt. 4

Cruising Antiquity Pt. 7
Box 3, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1990-1999

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems

Pam

Earthy

El Mariachi

Train of Smoke

Crimson Red Nails On the Green Felt Pool Table

Aqui y Alla/Here and There

Curandera
Box 3, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1983-1989

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems

Canto

Song

Spot on the Cieling

Children in the Shadow of the City

Paper Shadow

Xipe
Box 3, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1974-1978

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems

Valentine's Night

Bandera /Flag

Buttonwillow

Trilogy

Star Fish One

Piedra y Sangre
Box 3, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1940-1948

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems

Concrete and Steel

Martha: 1940

The Game: 1940
Box 3, Folder 7

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1939

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Poems

Buttonwillow

Nina
Box 3, Folder 8

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1998

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Rosario Murio Interview

Community Residency Exchange Program Nomination(U.S. to Northern Ireland)
Box 4, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1991

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

"Ama 1989" 6p T.ms[copyright date is 1991]
Box 4, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1982

Physical Description: Manuscript,paper

Scope and Content Note

Play/Poem

"Olmeca/Through The Tunnel" 7p T.ms
Box 4, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1976-1997

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Poem

"Man of Roots"

Rough Drafts[1976-1977]

Revised Edition 1997
Box 4, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1974-1977

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Poem/Play

"Cell E-304 Prison Manuscript"

Rough Draft 1974-1977
Box 4, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1992-1993

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

Roberta by Manazar Gamboa

32p T.ms
Box 4, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1991

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

"Floating Louie"

Rough Drafts and Revised copies

25-32p T.ms
Box 4, Folder 7

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1982-1994

Physical Description: Papers, manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Articles on Orlando Tardencilla

Notes for Orlando Tardencilla Project



Manuscript Fragments

Orlando/Arrest

Orlando/Congress

Orlando/Torture
Box 4, Folder 8

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1993-1994

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

"Orlando" by Manazar Gamboa
Box 5, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1964-1993

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

"The Hole"

By Manazar Gamboa
Box 5, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1998

Physical Description: Manuscripts,papers

Scope and Content Note

Play

"The Hole" by Manazar Gamboa

Notes

Name changes and character profiles
Box 5, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1999

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

"Chicano del Barrio"

By Manazar Gamboa

"Downtown L.A:1942"Monologue and reading script
Box 5, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 2000

Physical Description: Manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Play

"The Dance Never Ends"

By Manazar Gamboa
Box 5, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1992-1999

Physical Description: Papers, manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Name changes and character studies for "War Starts 1941"

"Don Eduardo" 12p T.ms

Short Stories by Gamboa

"Going Away"

"Fire"

"Passage"

"Ponchi"
Box 6, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1997-1999

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Partial Manuscript

"Memories Around A Bulldozed Barrio"

By Manazar Gamboa

"War Starts:1941" rough and revised drafts
Box 6, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1994-1995

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Play

"Chicano Youth"

T.ms Drafts and notes
Box 6, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

List of documents and notes for various manuscripts
Box 6, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Bound materials

Scope and Content Note

Bound manuscript

"La Bishop"

By Manazar Gamboa

319p T.ms
Box 6, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1990-1992

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Short story/anecdote

"Buttonwillow"

3 drafts
Box 6, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1998-1999

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Short stories by Gamboa

"Kittens"

"Middle Finger"

"Something Else"

"You're So Pretty"

"Sad Eyes"

"My Streets"

"Dream Towel"



1 Act Play by Gamboa

"Laura"
Box 6, Folder 7

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers c.1967

Physical Description: Manuscripts, papers

Scope and Content Note

Story/novella by Manazar Gamboa

"Escape in Brown"

Notes and incomplete drafts
Box 7, Folder 1

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Personal papers,manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Duplicate short story manuscripts

Personal notes a.ms
Box 7, Folder 2

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers No date

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Fragments and notes from an untitled manuscript
Box 7, Folder 3

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 2000

Physical Description: Papers

Scope and Content Note

Title page and name key for "Memories Around A Bulldozed Barrio"

Outlines for "1941" and "1942"

Character profiles for "1941"
Box 7, Folder 4

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1939-1948

Physical Description: Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Partial manuscripts

"La Bishop" Chapters 2 and 4

"L.A. Chicano" Chapters 24-35 +Epilogue
Box 7, Folder 5

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1989-1997

Physical Description: Manuscripts,papers

Scope and Content Note

Personal writings by Manazar Gamboa

Semi-autobiographical stories and accounts of his life
Box 7, Folder 6

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1989-1994

Physical Description: Personal papers

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript fragments

Assorted autobiographical writings by Gamboa set from 1941-1945
Box 8

Michelle Kholos Brooks' Manuel "Manazar" Gamboa Papers 1940's-1999

Physical Description: Media

Scope and Content Note

Floppy disks