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Southern California Quarterly (2014) 96 (1): 41–85.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Mark W. Nelson Henry Gaylord Wilshire, the developer and namesake of Los Angeles’s Wilshire Boulevard, has often been referred to as a “millionaire socialist.” This article explores Wilshire’s understanding of and commitment to socialism. It also looks at his attitudes toward women, race, and labor...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 309–311.
Published: 07 August 2020
...Eileen V. Wallis © 2020 by The Historical Society of Southern California. All rights reserved. 2020 Choosing to Care: A Century of Childcare and Social Reform in San Diego, 1850–1950 . By Kyle E. Ciani ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2019 , 348 pp., $70.00 hardcover...
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Southern California Quarterly (2019) 101 (4): 396–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Faustina M. DuCros During the second half of the Great Migration, circa 1940s–1970s, many Creole Louisianans migrated to Los Angeles, where they established recreational social clubs like those in New Orleans. This article analyzes the experiences and social functions of the clubs among first and...
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Southern California Quarterly (2019) 101 (4): 357–395.
Published: 01 November 2019
... broader efforts to address the overall wellness of its attendees. Available records, some with occasional clinical details, reveal the general spectrum of illnesses treated over a twelve-year span. Placed in today’s context, the medical care given at this center was simple and minimal. The social support...
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Southern California Quarterly (2017) 99 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Stephanie Hinnershitz © 2017 by The Historical Society of Southern California 2017 Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese Ameriacn Incarceration During World War II . By Anne M. Blankenship ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2016 , 296 pp. $29.95 paper...
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Southern California Quarterly (2017) 99 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Randy Shaw © 2017 by The Historical Society of Southern California 2017 America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century . By Gabriel Thompson ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2016 , 296 pp. $29.95 hardcover). AMERICA S SOCIAL...
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Southern California Quarterly (2016) 98 (2): 194–229.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Yu-Ju Hung While nineteenth-century Chinese immigrants took comfort in social organizations based on networks carried over from China, this case history of recent Chinese immigrant communities in the San Gabriel Valley finds two kinds of social organizations operating complementarily. Transnational...
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Southern California Quarterly (2015) 97 (2): 225–228.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Kenneth H. Marcus © 2015 by The Historical Society of Southern California 2015 Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen . By Sherrie Tucker . ( : Duke University Press , 2014 . 384 pp. $26.95 paperback.) But the newsreels to discredit Sinclair...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 311–313.
Published: 07 August 2020
... recent efforts to provide childcare and other social services in San Diego and in California. These include: the passage of 1998 s Proposition 10, known as the Children and Families First Act, which funds early statewide childhood devel- opment programming; the creation of California s Paid Family Leave...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 319–321.
Published: 07 August 2020
... McClain, Scripps s purchase of her own dwelling, South Molton Villa in La Jolla, was the critical development through which she began to recognize her own power (40). The house became a site for her vigorous civic, philanthropic, social, and political actions. At the same time, this did not mean a...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 306–308.
Published: 07 August 2020
... immigrants were rounded up and 556 summarily deported to war-torn Europe. We can learn from history. Stronger protocols, less complacency, more reliable information, less fear, more compassion, more social responsibility. Or not. 308 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY ...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 313–316.
Published: 07 August 2020
... to achieve social mobility through residential mobility and its relation to the rise of the carceral state, prison-building, and the forced immobility of the region s racialized surplus workforce (20). The conclusion returns to the contem- porary Route 66 corridor, and its nostalgic heritage...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 250–273.
Published: 07 August 2020
..., and the restlessness of living in the in-between. She writes that letters, contain a wealth of insight about the social, familial, and intimate relations built, sustained, and some- times lost across the vast divide. They underscore that the decision to immigrate to the United States was not without...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 222–249.
Published: 07 August 2020
... operated in a larger social and policy framework that remained ambivalent on the issues of migrant removal or regulation in favor of domestic workers. This article asks, what emotional impact did transborder movement have on potential connectivity between borderlands workers and unions? In what ways does...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 217–221.
Published: 07 August 2020
... the history of labor organizing. Jessica Ordaz s in-depth account of the challenges to physically locating and accessing first-person and eye-witness accounts of immi- grant detention, 1970s-1984, illustrates that investigating the emo- tional, social, and physical experiences of immigrant detention...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (3): 274–305.
Published: 07 August 2020
... (popular narrative songs and poetry that center on socially relevant topics). The emotional honesty or courage with which Jose´ Lu´ s lived, wrote and performed songs, connected with music audiences, and raised his family was intimate family knowledge that Daisy wanted her son to be able to access as he...
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Southern California Quarterly (2019) 101 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 February 2019
... identities of various racial groups and exploring the transnational stigmatization of immigrant race and culture. The “new” social history shifted focus to the powerless and the analysis of racial power structures. By the 1990s authors were utilizing a relational analysis of multiple racial and cultural...
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Southern California Quarterly (2019) 101 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 February 2019
... obstacles than as sentient beings. Racial bias or condescension is evident in articles published as late as 1953 and research was limited to Euro-American sources. Articles reflecting the New Social History turn of the late 1950s-1960s; they analyzed quantifiable evidence to reconstruct the daily life of...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (2): 201–204.
Published: 07 May 2020
... capitalists reshaped territory and social relations in their pursuit of personal wealth and urban growth. However, the book perhaps underplays the role of the Mexican leaders and entre- preneurs who participated in these imperial schemes. Men like Estaban Cantu´ and Guillermo Andrade are categorized as allies...
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Southern California Quarterly (2020) 102 (2): 143–157.
Published: 07 May 2020
... found in the family archives). He did not remember specifics about the music to which they listened or performed. The students were taught topics in social studies and history, but he could not recall how this was done. He agreed that his parents were left-leaning in their politics, but he had no...