Center for Oral and Public History/California State University, Fullerton

Address: 
800 N. State Colege, PLS 363
Fullerton, CA 92831
United States
Contact: 
Natalie Navar
Phone: 
(657) 278-3580
Twitter username: 

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

Collections include 5,000+ oral histories in 250 projects, representing geographical, ethnic, political, religious, and social communities of selected Orange County, Los Angeles, Southern California, and Western US locales. Topics include community histories, environmental studies, including Sierra Club, Laguna Beach Greenbelt, Bolsa Chica, ethnic studies (African American, Native American, Mexican American, Japanese American, Judaica Studies, Vietnamese Americans), politics and government (Orange County politics, conservative women), society and culture (sulf culture, surf music, women with silicone breast implants, sports and society in Cold War Southern California, theater, baseball, women in long-term marriages, transformation of grocery stores, and new wave in Czechoslovakian film, 1990s UCI fertility clinic scandal, Mormon colonies in Mexico), just to name a few.

Regions covered: 
Anaheim, Fullerton, Olinda, Brea, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Irvine, El Toro, Orange, San Juan Capistrano, Gardena, Santa Monica, Whittier, Pico Rivera, Newhall, and greater Los Angeles region, Mexico, Southeastern Utah, Colorado

Management

Catalog System: 
Database
Digital Formats: 
Audio files, photographs, transcripts
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
No
Exhibited?: 
No