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The interview took place on April 12, 2024, in Casa Zamora at Zamora Park. The participants in this interview are Teodoro Pérez and Victoria Aguilar with their son and grandson. Teodoro was born on June 29, 1937 in Mexico. Eventually with his family…

These were all sketches and drawings that were done for the 1957 yearbook at Arroyo High School by Teodoro Pérez Aguilar. The art was inspired from Spanish fantasy heritage. The Spanish fantasy heritage is a romanticization of California’s…

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Images of Teodoro Pérez Aguilar's artwork and the use of Spanish from his personal yearbook from Arroyo High School, Class of 1957 . Including an image of Teodoro Pérez Aguilar's yearbook photo and some signatures in his personal yearbook.


The South El Monte Arts Posse explores the history of muralism in South El Monte and El Monte during the 1970s in anticipation of their new mural on the Valley Mall. Appearances by Chicana and Tongva Elder Gloria Arellanes, Ron Reeder, and Carribean…

Artists Fernando Corona and Alonso Delgadillo pose in front of the mural they created in collaboration with South El Monte Arts Posse (SEMAP).

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This video commemorating South El Monte’s All-America City Award for 1974-1975 outlines several of the city's initiatives that helped it earn this award, including a gang-outreach program using muralism to combat graffiti.

This poster feature images from a play produced by Teatro Urbano about the killing of journalist and civil rights activist Ruben Salazar in the Silver Dollar Cafe by the Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy.

In 1977, the El Monte city council extended an existing ban on murals on all commercial and industrial buildings.

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