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Lozano Holtzman (Mimi) Papers
CSRC.2016.022  
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Description
Mimi Lozano Holtzman is a genealogy enthusiast, educator, and puppeteer. Most of the collection reflects her interest in genealogy and her role as a co-founder of the Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research and editor of its journal, Somos Primos. There is some documentation of her puppetry career and her teaching in Orange County secondary schools. Particularly well-documented are the language and cultural educational materials she helped developed for Vietnamese refugees. There is also some material about veterans' groups and on her participation in the civic life of Orange County, California.
Background
Nohemi "Mimi" Lozano was born October 18, 1933. She earned a Master's degree in physical education from UCLA in 1957. In the 1970s she taught puppetry at Golden West College. She also got her secondary education teaching certificate and began teaching in Orange County high schools, specializing in bilingual education and English as a second language. Her great interest in genealogy led her to be one of the co-founders of the Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research in 1987. She served as the group's president and editor of its journal Somos Primos. She has also been active in a number of Orange County civic organizations.
Extent
11.2 Linear Feet (8 boxes; 7 record storage cartons; 1 oversize box)
Restrictions
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of materials, including but not limited to infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Availability
Open for research.