A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Joe Arredondo and Evelyn Pedro Interview

Item

Title

Joe Arredondo and Evelyn Pedro Interview

Identifier

2019.003.003

Type

Sound

Description

1997 interview with Joe Arredondo, editors note: Part 1 of the interview was lost due to equipment failure. Joe Arredondo discusses citrus picking crews and the state of the citrus industry and citrus properties at the moment (1990s). The conversation turns to water rights and the possibility of Highland or Redlands annexing Greenspot, they discuss zanjeros, well water, and the construction of larger water pipes in the region. Evelyn Pedro reminds Arredondo about his involvement in the Progretista and he describes his negative experience with the organization.

Subject

Infrastructure Development
Eminent Domain
Water Rights
Citrus Industry
Great Depression
Agribusiness
Citrus Fruit Industry

Spatial Coverage

Redlands (Calif.); Riverside (Calif.); Moreno Valley (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1930s-1990s

Creator

Antonio Vasquez

Date

June 21, 1997

Contributor

Arredondo, Joe

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

English

Rights

Copyright Undetermined

Duration

Side A: 31:20
Total: 31:20