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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: Amin David Archives
    Dates: 1976 - 2016
    Collection Number: LH. 2017.01
    Creator/Collector: Amin David
    Extent: 6 Document Boxes, Multiple Oversize Items
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The document collection contains newspaper articles, event programs, case studies, court case documents, and speeches from 1996 - 2016. Awards and certificates of appreciation from various individuals and community organizations range from 1976 – 2016, from such organizations as the Orange County Probation Dept., Hispanic Council of Realtors, Orange County Board of Education, League of United Latin American Citizens, the Anaheim Police Dept., and the Anti-Defamation League.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research. Some materials within the collection are subject to access restrictions and/or reproduction restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the California State University, Fullerton University Archives and Special Collections. No part may be quoted for publication without the written permission of the University Archives & Special Collections, CSU Fullerton or the copyright holder. Requests for permission to quote from these materials should be addressed to: California State University, Fullerton University Archives & Special Collections 800 N. State College, PLS-352 |Fullerton, CA 92834-3599 (657) 278-3444 Permission requests for photograph use can be made by the completion of an Application for use-images form.

    Preferred Citation

    Amin David Archives. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    No accruals expected.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Amin David moved to California from Chihuahua, Mexico and became a U.S. Citizen. He is best known for founding Los Amigos of Orange County as a result of struggles between the community and police in Anaheim. Los Amigos tackled issues on education, civil rights, public safety, government transparency, and arts and culture. He served as president of Los Amigos until 2012 and held breakfast meetings every Wednesday at Jagerhaus Restaurant in Anaheim. Anyone who needed help was invited to speak out and was helped. He also took on issues in other Orange County communities, such as Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. In 1971 he became the first chair of the Orange County Human Relations Commission, and in 1977, the first Latino appointed to the Anaheim Planning Commission. He was also a founding member of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development, Orange County Community Housing Corporation, and an active member of the Anaheim police chief’s advisory board. He also ran two successful plumbing and materials companies in Anaheim. He is survived by his wife and four children. Source: http://www.ocregister.com/2016/05/23/amin-david-founder-of-los-amigos-of-orange-county-dead-at-83/.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The document collection contains newspaper articles, event programs, case studies, court case documents, and speeches from 1996 - 2016. Awards and certificates of appreciation from various individuals and community organizations range from 1976 – 2016, from such organizations as the Orange County Probation Dept., Hispanic Council of Realtors, Orange County Board of Education, League of United Latin American Citizens, the Anaheim Police Dept., and the Anti-Defamation League.

    Indexing Terms

    Police brutality
    Mexican - American civil rights movement
    Chicano movement
    David, Amin (?/1933 - 5/21/2016)
    Los Amigos of Orange County

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