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Finding Aid for the Ralph Arriola Papers 1963-2010
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This collection consists of Ralph Arriola's collection of photographs, clippings, ephemera, and books. The predominant subject of the material is the Chicano Moratorium that occurred on August 29, 1970. Other subjects include Ruben Salazer, Robert F. Kennedy, Cesar E. Chavez, United Farm Workers, United Auto and Workers. The collection also includes some rare small press Chicano and Latino themed newspapers mainly published between the late 1960s through the mid 1970s, including La Raza, El Malcriado, and El Travieso.
Ralph Arriola was born in Camarillo, California. After completing his high school education, he then went on and completed two years at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, majoring in Tool Design and Die Making. He also studied education at Los Angeles Valley College. Throughout Arriola's life and career, he has been involved with the United Auto Workers International Union, the California State Legislature, as well as local politics addressing Latino issues such as education, youth programs, and voter education.
2 linear feet
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 and Archive. 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.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library for paging information.