Authors

CSUSB

Document Type

Transcript

Publication Date

5-2-2014

Abstract

"My Grandfather’s Grocery Store in South Colton"

Video of this interview can be viewed on Youtube. Please follow the link below:
Charles Cervantes Interview 05/02/2014

Summary

Dr. Tom Rivera interviews Charles (Charlie) Cervantes regarding the history of the Cervantes Market, which first opened on 7th Street, and later operated for many years at the northeast corner of La Cadena Drive (8th Street) and ‘M’ Street. The Cervantes Market played a key role in South Colton life. In the interview Charles explains much about the history of his family, of the stores in the barrios, of the fiestas in South Colton, and about his own career.

By Henry Vasquez, Cultural and Historical Project Advisor

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