Ricardo Muñoz was a Los Angeles lawyer and later an administrative law judge with the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals
Board. His collection includes photographs, sound recordings, correspondence, and personal papers that document his family
history, and organizational papers that reflect his juridical work in Los Angeles from 1972-2004. This collection also includes
extensive personal papers of Muñoz's father, mother, and paternal grandparents. This collection documents approximately nine
decades of family history.
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Ricardo Muñoz was born on December 22, 1942, in Bisbee, Arizona. While his father, Rosalío, served in the U.S. Navy, Muñoz
and his mother lived with his grandmother in Tucson, Arizona. Upon his father's return at the end of World War II, the family
moved to Flagstaff, Arizona, where his father gained employment as a social worker. In 1947 the family moved to Los Angeles,
where Rosalío enrolled in the USC School of Social Work; here he earned a master's degrees in social work and education. He
went on to earn a doctorate in educational psychology, reinforcing for his children the importance of education.
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