A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Joe Howard Herrera Interview

Item

Title

Joe Howard Herrera Interview

Identifier

2019.003.038

Type

Sound

Description

1994 interview with Joe Howard Herrera on his citrus work, including the "girdling" process, his WWII drafting experience, experiencing segregation and discrimination, and how the Mayor of Redlands stood up against it. He lived most of his life in Redlands.

Subject

World War II
Mexican American History
Education
Community Life in Redlands
Citrus Fruit Industry
Citrus Fruit Industry, Labor
Racial/Ethnic Discrimination
Socioeconomics
Classism
Catholicism
Citrus Packinghouse
Kaiser
Mexican American Military Service
Universal Rundle Company
Bracero Program
Desegregation
Multiracial/ethnic Family Background

Spatial Coverage

Redlands (Calif.)
Inland Empire (Calif.)
Mentone (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1901-1990s

Date

April 13, 1994

Contributor

Herrera, Joe Howard

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

English

Rights

Copyright Undetermined

Duration

Side A: 48:23
Side B: 32:52
Total: 81:15