South Colton Oral History Project collection
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This collection contains video recordings, publications, vertical files, and other materials pertaining to the South Colton Oral History Project that documents life in South Colton, a 1.3 square-mile ethnically segregated Mexican American community within the city limits of Colton, California. These materials were compiled by Tom M. Rivera, one of the lead project researchers and professor emeritus from California State University, San Bernardino. Includes oral history interviews with life-long residents and prominent members of the South Colton community, publications detailing the history of Colton, California and the Inland Empire region, vertical files documenting the South Colton community, and video recordings related to Mexican American history.
- Creation: 1939-2020, undated
- Creation: Majority of material found in 2013-2017, undated
- Rivera, Tom M. (Person)
This collection is open for research.
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This collection contains video recordings, publications, vertical files, and other materials pertaining to the South Colton Oral History Project that documents life in South Colton, a 1.3 square-mile ethnically segregated Mexican American community within the city limits of Colton, California. Includes oral history interviews with life-long residents and prominent members of the South Colton community as well as related research materials on the history of Colton, California and surrounding areas.
This collection is arranged into the following three series and three subseries:
This collection was donated by Tom M. Rivera, 2021.
This collection was processed by Eric Milenkiewicz, 2022.
- South Colton Oral History Project collection
- Finding aid created by Eric Milenkiewicz, University Archivist.
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