Warning: Unknown: Unable to allocate memory for pool. in Unknown on line 0

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/index.php on line 17

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-blog-header.php on line 12

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-load.php on line 29

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-config.php on line 91

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 21

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 22

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 30

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 71

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 72

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/functions.php on line 8

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 73

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 74

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 75

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 76

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/pomo/mo.php on line 10

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php on line 10

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/pomo/mo.php on line 11

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/load.php on line 327

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/load.php on line 419

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 89

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 106

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 112

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 113

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 114

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 115

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 116

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 117

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 118

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 119

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 120

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 121

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 122

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 123

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 124

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 125

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 126

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 127

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 128

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 129

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 130

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 131

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 132

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 133

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 134

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 135

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 136

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 137

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 138

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 139

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 140

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 141

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 142

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 25

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 28

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 34

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 37

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 143

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 144

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 145

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 146

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 147

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 148

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 149

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 150

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 151

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 152

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 153

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 154

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 198

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/breadcrumb-navxt/breadcrumb_navxt_admin.php on line 27

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/breadcrumb-navxt/breadcrumb_navxt_admin.php on line 29

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 75

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 76

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 77

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 78

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 79

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 80

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 81

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 82

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/index.php on line 83

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/import-html-pages/html-import.php on line 12

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/import-html-pages/html-import.php on line 13

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/user-role-editor/user-role-editor.php on line 44

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 210

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 214

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 215

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/functions.php on line 2743

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 51

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 309

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-settings.php on line 323

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/themes/ut/functions.php on line 24

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 210

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 51

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 581

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/facebook.php on line 451

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-blog-header.php on line 16

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/template-loader.php on line 74

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/template.php on line 441
History » Oral History
Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/themes/ut/functions.php on line 132

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/camera-slideshow/lib/camera_functions.php on line 31

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/plugins/facebook/open-graph-protocol.php on line 360
Skip to Local Navigation
Skip to Content
California State University, Long Beach

Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-content/themes/ut/functions.php on line 94
History Department banner
Print this pageAdd this page to your favoritesSelect a font sizeSelect a small fontSelect a medium fontSelect a large font
 

Primary Sources for Student Research

Collections of Materials at CSULB and Local Universities

Back to Primary Resources

CSULB On-Line Oral Histories:

” Voices of the People On-Line: Oral History Recordings in Women’s, Labor, Ethnic and Community Studies

VOAHA brings to life the timbre and tone of voice, the nuances of spoken language, and the richness of oral narratives of some 343 African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, Latinos/as and Southern and Eastern European immigrants. They range from farm laborers to professionals, from social reformers/community activists to anarchists and communists, from ventriloquists to jazz arrangers. In a variety of dialects, in this oral literary genre, they recount their joys and sorrows and their triumphs and defeats as they lived out their daily lives in the period from the 1890s to the 1990s. Their narratives are organized in 30 series:* [Note: some are listed in more than one of the general categories.**]

 

WOMEN’S STUDIES – 142 narrators, 695 hours

Topics – 1900 to 1960s: radicals and reformers; suffragists; women in professions, business and entertainment; WW2 aircraft workers; women’s lives/women’s work; and garment workers (labor collection).[See also LongBeach/Community Builders]

Topics – 1960s to 1980s: Asian American women’s movement; Chicana feminist activists; feminist health movement; Los Angeles feminists; and welfare mothers movement.

 

LABOR STUDIES – 48 narrators, 167 hours

Topics: desegregating unions, WW2; organizing Mexican furniture workers; oil workers organizing and lives; women garment workers, including organizing of Chicago Women’s Local; and the lives and experiences of individuals active in the labor movement and/or who were participants in historic moments in labor history in Flint, Michigan, Ludlow, Colorado and Oakland, California.

 

ETHNIC STUDIES – 110 narrators, 256 hours

Note: many narrators discuss ethnic/race relations, but the following refers only to the interviews with people of color and/or immigrants.

African Americans- Topics: desegregating LA aircraft and shipbuilding unions (labor collection); organizing to open wartime jobs, and the experiences of the women aircraft workers, women’s lives/women’s work, and women’s social reform activism (women’s history); and, civil rights and institution building (Long Beach history). (19 narrators, 53 hours)

American Indian LivesTopics: impact of Indian boarding schools; the occupation of Alcatraz Island (6 narrators/14 hrs);

Asian Americans  – Topics:  Terminal Island Japanese fishing village (Long Beach history); Japanese community of South Bay; Asian American women’s movement (women’s history); and Cambodian and Hmong immigrants (50 narrators, 96 hours).

Mexicans/Chicanos/Chicanas  – Topics: Chicano Student Movement; Mexican Revolution; life and work on Rancho Los Alamitos; furniture workers, and garment workers efforts to form a Spanish speaking local (labor collection); Chicana feminists, including founders of Hijas de Cuauhtemoc and Comision Feminil Mexicana; WW2 aircraft workers; and women’s lives/women’s work (women’s history. (35 narrators, 93 hours).

 

COMMUNITY STUDIES – 91 narrators, 195 hours

Topics: focus on Long Beach, Signal Hill and Terminal island and includes discovery/extraction of oil and subsequent economic, political and social changes; building of community institutions, including the university; Terminal Island Japanese fishing village; work/lives of oil workers (labor  collection) and Mexican workers on Rancho Los Alamitos (Mexican American collection); and women community builders (women’s history).


Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/template.php on line 441

Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /webtree/colleges/cla/departments/history/wp-includes/template.php on line 441