The Armando Miguel Rodriguez Papers (1940-2010) document Rodriguez's work as an educator and advocate for bilingual education. The majority of the material dates
from the early 1970s through 1980s, with very sparse documentation during the 1960s. These files illustrate Rodriguez's work
to promote higher education for bilingual children. The collection includes conference speeches, correspondence, reports,
articles, news clippings, and audio file interviews. The collection is composed of five series: Personal Files (1940-2010), Professional Files (1958-1999), Book Manuscript (2008), Achievement Files (1969-1982), and Photographs and Scrapbooks (1952-2008).
Armando Miguel Rodriguez was born in Gomez, Durango, Mexico on September 30, 1921. He was the youngest child in his family.
His parents, Andres and Petra Rodriguez, moved their family to San Diego, California in 1927. There, Rodriguez attended Lincoln
Elementary where he took special classes to learn English. Later, he attended Memorial Junior High and San Diego High School.
He was active in sports and played junior varsity football and was on the wrestling team in high school.
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