Opening Reception: April 26, 2017 5:30P.M.
Exhibit Open: April 27, 2017 – June 21, 2017
Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery, Pollak Library
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College, Fullerton, CA 92831
For more information, please call 657-278-3580.
Visit the Center for Oral and Public History website for updates.
On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
HSLB (Gallery), 4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California 90807
Longtime Long Beach feminist activist and former councilwoman Hon. Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about local women workers and their role in World War II. Schipske is the author of Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, which will be available for purchase. The discussion will be moderated by retired professor of history at LBCC and CSULB, Dr. Craig Hendricks. The discussion expands upon an Historical Society of Long Beach exhibition, Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor. The program is free to the public and ADA accessible. Visit http://hslb.org/visit/programs for more details.
A University of California, Irvine undergraduate student curated exhibition under the faculty advisement of Dr. Ana Elizabeth Rosas.
Duration: March 17, 2017 – April 7, 2017, Viewpoint Gallery, Student Center
This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Departments of Chicano-Latino Studies and History, School of Social Sciences, UCI Special Collections and Archives, Illuminations, Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture & Inclusion.
Please share this flyer and invite guests to join you! Visit http://illuminations.uci.edu/events/2017_3_17_Material_of_Memory.html for more information.
Southwest Oral History Association is celebrating Women’s History Month! For our flashback Friday, here is President Marcia M. Gallo who presented the 2016 James V. Mink Award to oral historian and filmmaker Virginia Espino at SOHA’s 35th Anniversary Celebration which was held on October 15, 2016.
Coffee and Conversation with Al Baldwin
Vice Chair, Board of Directors at
the National Park Foundation
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Ayala Science Library, Second Floor
University of California, Irvine
Enjoy a special presentation from Al Baldwin about news from the National Park Foundation and the future of our country’s most valuable landscapes alongside the UCI Libraries new exhibit.
Coffee and light appetizers will be served.
Please RSVP by February 21st:
Celebrating the Opening of the UCI Libraries’ Winter Exhibit
Our Majestic Lands: California’s National Parks
On Display through June 2017
Exhibit Curators: Becky Imamoto and Brian Williams
Out of all the states, California has the most national parks with nine in total, each representing an incredible diversity of environments and landscapes that includes both the lowest point in Death Valley,
and the largest elevation in Sequoia and Kings Canyon. While we now find enjoyment from their recreational use in activities ranging from hiking, to bouldering, camping and picnics, the appeal of these landscapes has a long and storied history that is uniquely
bound to the history of California and the establishment of the National Parks. The stories of the people who fought to preserve them for future generations are not without their controversies but the splendor of the parks are unquestionable and their enduring
appeal is a fundamental part of the California experience. This exhibition gives a look at the profound beauty that has inspired countless adventures into the National Parks of California to witness the awe of nature for themselves.
Visit UCI Libraries website for more details.
On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 authorizing the creation of military areas along the west coast from which “any and all persons may be excluded” at the discretion of the Secretary of War. This order resulted in the mass deportation and incarceration of tens of thousands of Japanese-American citizens and residents of Japanese descent on the premise that they constituted a security risk vis-a-vis the war with Japan. These families were forced to leave their homes and nearly all of their belongings and were placed in remote military-guarded camps for the next two and a half years.
California State University, Dominguez Hills plans to mark this dark point in U.S. history with a number of activities and events.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visitwww.calhum.org.
Schedule of Events
February 6-8, 2017
FILM SERIES (Download flyer [pdf]) Visit csudh.edu/9066 for more details.
Oral history diagram was provided by the Fairfield Foundation. The Main Street Oral History Project preserves and presents the history of Gloucester’s Main Street community through living memory of Gloucester Courthouse’s thriving business district. Visit www.fairfieldfoundation.org/oral-history project for more details.
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