A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Angelina Cosme and Margaret Castro Interview

Item

Title

Angelina Cosme and Margaret Castro Interview

Identifier

2019.003.009

Type

Sound

Description

2000 interview with Angelina Cosme and Margaret Castro begins with their earliest memories of Redlands in what they call "the Barrio Judio" on Harold Street because "it belonged to some Jews, Jewish people." They both discuss their family's histories and particularly immigration to the U.S. Both Cosme and Castro attended Lugonia school and St Mary's church and have vivid memories of the Great Depression and World War II in Redlands. Both worked at citrus packinghouses and recall the work as well as the pay, Castro explains that due to her asthma she had to stop packing. They discuss the photographs they brought and the different people in them.

Subject

Citrus Fruit Industry, Labor
Barrio Judio
Domestic Work, Household
Floods
Multiracial/Ethnic Family Background
Mexican Revolutionary War
Railroads
Community Life in Redlands
Lugonia School
St. Mary's Church
Great Depression
World War II
Norton
Korean War
Citrus Packinghouse
Immigration
Mexican Repatriation
Prison
Racial/Ethnic Discrimination
Cultural Celebrations

Spatial Coverage

Rialto (Calif.); Arizona; Kansas; Redlands (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1920s-1989

Creator

Antonio Vasquez

Date

July 18, 2000

Contributor

Cosme, Angelina
Castro, Margaret

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

English

Rights

Copyright Undetermined

Duration

Side A: 47:48
Side B: 47:56
Total: 95:44