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Art Laboe El Monte oral history mono MUST REQUEST PERMISSION FOR PARTIAL QUOTE (1).wav
Oral history interview of Art Laboe identifying his connection to Legion Stadium and history of El Monte. He drives to memories of dance events that he hosted since the 1950s to 1970s. Art talks about memories of artists and performances, along with…

This article from the LA Times is a piece about the raids performed by he United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) targeting factories in Southern California in the 1970s.

Coffield St Our Lady of Guadalupe El Monte CA.jpg
A stylized photo of the City of El Monte Coffield Street sign in the foreground and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in view.

This article from the LA Times situates the Sbicca brand as a fashion reference and offers a quick glance at the work inside the factory in South El Monte.

Carribean Fragoza's ay corazon. Ernesto Chaves. jpg.jpg

Carribean Fragoza's ay corazon. Ernesto Chaves. jpg.jpg

An interview discussing S. Vazquez’s work with SEMAP and Avocado Heights Vaquer@s, as well as his interest in environmental justice and equestrian culture.

Christine Tran interview clip.m4a
Christine Tran describes her mother working in garment factories and sweat shops.

zamora park scrapbook.pdf
Scrapbook featuring photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera regarding Zamora Park , El Monte.

Sugar Shack listed in LGBT directories and nightclub roundups.
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