Film, Video Gloria Arellanes oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Monte, California, 2016 June 26
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- Gloria Arellanes oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Monte, California, 2016 June 26
- Gloria Arellanes talks about her life growing up in California, finding her way to the Brown Berets and participation in the Poor People's Campaign (1968) in Washington, DC. She also talks about her exploration of her roots and identity in an indigenous community.
- Arellanes, Gloria, 1946- interviewee
- Cline, David P., 1969- interviewer
- Bishop, John Melville, videographer
- Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Created / Published
- - Arellanes, Gloria,--1946---Interviews
- - Gonzales, Rodolpho,--1928-2005
- - Muñoz, Rosalio,--1946
- - Sanchez, David
- - National Brown Beret Organization
- - US (Organization)
- - Chicano movement
- - Civil rights movements--California
- - Civil rights movements--United States
- - Decolonization--United States
- - Gabrielino Indians--Social life and customs
- - Mexican Americans--Civil rights
- - Poor People's Campaign
- - Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Hispanic Americans
- - Women civil rights workers--California--Interviews
- Personal narratives
- Filmed interviews
- Oral histories
- Video recordings
- - Recorded in El Monte, California, on June 26, 2016.
- - Civil Rights History Project collection (AFC 2010/039: 0136), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
- - Copies of items are also held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.).
- - Gloria Arellanes was born in East Los Angeles in 1946. As a child, her family purchased a home in El Monte, California, where she experienced racism. Her father was a Mexican immigrant and her mother was Tongva Indian, but her parents encouraged her to identify as Chicana in school. After graduating high school, Gloria became involved in community work with Youth Temporary Employment Project (YTEP) and Neighborhood Adult Participation Project (NAPP). In 1967, she became involved with the Brown Berets and the Chicano movement, running the Brown Beret free clinic. After leaving the Brown Berets, she has focused on her indigenous roots and has been an active member of her tribe.
- - The Civil Rights History Project is a joint project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement.
- - In English.
- - Finding aid http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/eadafc.af013005
- 9 video files (Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (1:34:55) : digital, sound, color.
- transcript 1 item (.pdf) : text files.
- Civil Rights History Project collection AFC 2010/039: 0136
- Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Arellanes, Gloria
- Chicano Movement
- Civil Rights
- Civil Rights Movements
- Filmed Interviews
- Gabrielino Indians
- Gonzales, Rodolpho
- Hispanic Americans
- Mexican Americans
- Muñoz, Rosalio
- National Brown Beret Organization
- Oral Histories
- Personal Narratives
- Poor People's Campaign
- Sanchez, David
- Social Life and Customs
- United States
- US (Organization)
- Video Recordings
- Vietnam War
- Women Civil Rights Workers
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Chicago citation style:
Arellanes, Gloria, Interviewee, David P Cline, John Melville Bishop, and U.S Civil Rights History Project. Gloria Arellanes oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Monte, California. 2016. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655427/.
APA citation style:
Arellanes, G., Cline, D. P., Bishop, J. M. & Civil Rights History Project, U. S. (2016) Gloria Arellanes oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Monte, California. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655427/.
MLA citation style:
Arellanes, Gloria, Interviewee, et al. Gloria Arellanes oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Monte, California. 2016. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655427/>.