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David Sandoval Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David Sandoval Papers
    Dates: 1944-2008
    Collection Number: 2013.002
    Creator/Collector: Sandoval, David
    Extent: 15.1 Linear ft.
    Repository: California State University, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
    Abstract: The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a program that advances scholarship in Chicano/Latino studies and Los Angeles history through its varied collection of primary research materials. This archives has a special interest in materials documenting the Chicano and Civil Rights movements in East Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s.
    Language of Material: English


    Access is available by appointment for Cal State LA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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 by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    David Sandoval Papers. California State University, Los Angeles

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by David Sandoval, 2013.

    Biography/Administrative History

    David Sandoval is the former Director of the Cal State L.A. Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) from 1981-2008. An EOP graduate, Sandoval entered the program in 1969 as a special admit student. During the 1960's, he was a student and community activist (UMAS, MECHA, Brown Berets); combining his media talents with his concern for the community by writing and producing short video and film documentaries. His credits include "Guadalupe" and "Una Nación Bilingüe" for the national PBS "Realidades" series. He also served as National Coordinating Producer for "Infinity Factory," a PBS series on math, targeted to Black and Latino children. In the late 70's, he co-hosted and produced a weekly cultural and public affairs radio show entitled "La Vida Latina" for KPFK-FM, a pacifica station. In 1971, Sandoval co-produced the first Los Lobos album "Los Lobos Del Este De Los Angeles: Just Another Band From East L.A." He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Mexico, and what was the former Soviet Union. He has led EOP students on study/lecture tours to Chiapas, Cuba and Selma, Alabama. Sandoval has a Bachelor's Degree in Chicano Studies and a Master's Degree in Education from California State University, Los Angeles. He also attended UCLA, taking graduate course work in motion picture and television production. He has completed all coursework in the doctoral program in Educational Management at the University of La Verne. Together, Sandoval and his wife Charon D’Aiello continue to support California State University Los Angeles. On May 7, 2014 the student services center was named Charon D’ Aiello Sandoval and David Sandoval Student Center. Both David and Charon D’Aiello are California State University, Los Angeles alumni and retired employees. The event recognized their service to the University and celebrated their generous support of Student Affairs, the Educational Opportunity Program and the Summer Bridge Program.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The materials in this collection were created from 1944-2008. The bulk of the collection are writings and publications collected by David Sandoval former EOP Director at California State University, Los Angeles from 1981-2008. The writings and publications contains presentations from David Sandoval, magazines, journals, newspapers dealing with civil rights issues and the struggles of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. Included in the collection are materials and documents related to Sandoval’s interest and work in television production. The materials in this collection also included University Times Newspapers, these were taken out of the collection and integrated into the University Times Newspaper Collection.

    Indexing Terms

    Chicanos in Higher Education
    Sandoval, David
    Educational Opportunity Program
    California State University, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles
    La Luz La Raza Latin Beat La Raza Yearbook Con Safos

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