San Joaquin Valley Oral History Project

Name Subject(s)
Date Interviewed
Interviewed by:
Transcribed?
Ralph Anthony Early Black History in Bakersfield
30 October 1977
Ralph Ben Jester
Yes
Dick Apsley Early Migration in Kern County
8 November 1970
Orville Armstrong
Yes
Mrs. Ray Armijo

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Kern County During World War II
14 December 1974
Frank Armijo
Yes
Mary Ashe History in Panama, Kern County
10 May 1976
Jose A. Benavides
Yes
Pete Baclig, P Maturin, & L. Uribe Teamster’s Union in Kern County
28 July 1976
Susan McColgan
Yes
Henry Bock Railroads in Bakersfield
23 October 1977
Bill Picking
Yes
Estell Campbell Pioneer Memory Days: The Telephone Company
30 October 1977
Charlotte Torrey
Yes
Frank Claudino Early Life in Bakersfield
31 March 1974
Patricia Davis
Yes
Charles S. Curran Bakersfield Sandstone Brick Co.
1 May 1976
Alice Pinkerton
Yes
Charles H. Dodge Life on the Miller and Lux Ranch and Kern County Law Enforcement
23 October 1977
Julie DeRuchie
Yes
Mary Holman-Dodge Bakersfield Police Department, First Female Police Officer
23 October 1977
Betty Parker
Yes
Minnie Hallum

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Life in Arvin during the Great Depression
28 February 1975
Philip L. Baird
Yes
Juanita Burton Hinmen Early Education in Kern County
20 August 1970
Orville Armstrong
Yes
Cara Holt Dust Bowl, Migrants, Field Workers and Laborers
15 January 1980
Mark Britton
Yes
Henry C. Mack Kern County Indians, 1952-71
3 November 1971
Unknown
Yes
Chris Poulogianis Early Life in Bakersfield
20 April 1974
Francisco E. Serrano/Jack Coy
Yes
Isabell Powers Life in Onyx
27 April 1974
Patricia Wood
Yes
Vincente Silva United Farm Workers of Kern County
30 June 1976
Susan McColgan
Yes
Jess Stockton Early Education in Kern County
16 January 1973
Orville Armstrong
Yes
Clifford Wagy Bakersfield history from a ranching perspective
23 February 1970
Camille Gavin
Yes
Martin Zaninovich Growers of Kern County
7 July 1976
Susan McColgan
Yes