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Abstract The collection consists of research, writing, and teaching materials created by author, educator, and historian Matthew J. Garcia. The materials document Dr. Garcia’s work on topics related to agriculture, labor, food, immigration, ethnicity, and popular culture in California. Primary subjects of interest include the citrus industry and Mexican-American laborers in Southern California, especially the Farm Labor movement under Cesar Chavez. The collection is comprised of research materials, oral...
Dates: 1883-2016 and undated
Abstract This collection contains materials from the papers of George W. Hunter, a biology professor and textbook author active in the early part of the twentieth century. Items include questionnaires, correspondence, and reports regarding school health education curricula. Hunter held many teaching positions, and is probably best known for writing "Civic Biology: Presented in Problems," the 1914 biology textbook which figured into the infamous Scopes "Monkey" trial of 1925 due to its inclusion of...
Dates: 1919-1939 and undated
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, speeches, memoranda, and resolutions. Information on the construction of the San Jacinto Tunnel; construction of the Coachella Valley Road and Berdoo Canyon Road; construction of Valverde and Bernasconi Tunnels; construction of Coachella Tunnels; construction of Iron Mountain, Coxcomb, and Cottonwood Tunnels; and construction of the Hollywood Tunnel. As well as information on the West Basin Feeder, California Aqueduct, and transmission lines in the Mecca Pass to the Colorado...