A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Armando Lopez Interview

Item

Title

Armando Lopez Interview

Identifier

2019.003.041

Type

Sound

Description

Interview with Armando Lopez on February 9, 1995. Armando discusses his early life in Redlands, California, including the sharp divide between the Presbyterian and Catholic communities. Additionally, he discusses his career as a teacher and administrator and the struggles for equity in the public school system. Also speaks about his local activism.

Subject

Lincoln Elementary School (Redlands)
Racial/Ethnic Discrimination
Redlands House of Neighborly Service
Religious History
World War II
Mexican American Military Service
Community Presbyterian Church
Community life in Redlands
Education
Desegregation
Citrus Fruit Industry, Labor
YMCA
Redlands High School
1-10 Freeway, Development
Mexican/Mexican American Owned Businesses
Civil Rights Activism
School Segregation

Spatial Coverage

San Bernardino (Calif.); Redlands (Calif.); Colton (Calif.); Inland Empire (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1901-1995

Creator

Antonio Vasquez

Date

February 9, 1995

Contributor

Lopez, Armando

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

English

Rights

Copyright Undetermined

Duration

Side A: 32:15
Side B: 32:00
Total: 64:15