Authors

CSUSB

Document Type

Transcript

Publication Date

12-16-2013

Summary

"Stores, Clubs, Music, and Work"

Dean César Caballero of the Pfau Library, at CSUSB, joins Dr. Tom Rivera for the first part of this interview with Bobby Vásquez and Rudy Oliva, as they remember Mexican businesses and institutions on 7th Street in South Colton. Rudy and Bobby reminisce about old friends, swimming holes, local dance bands, teenage boys’ clubs, athletics in school, discrimination from school administrators, and military service. They discuss housing issues, trouble getting jobs, and extensive memories of community sports including the Mercuries baseball team and Juan Caldera’s sport’s complex.

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Video of this interview can be viewed on Youtube. Please follow the link below:
Bobby Vasquez & Rudy Oliva Interview 12/16/2013

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