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The Resource Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Label
Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ...
Statement of responsibility
by Carlos Vásquez
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Huerta discusses his family background and education, employment in Peru, Santa Maria (California), and University of California, Davis; as deputy assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights in the Carter Administration, as executive director of the Southern California office of the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund, and as general counsel for Californios for Fair Representation. He comments extensively on reapportionment and Mexican-Americans in the city and county of Los Angeles, and in California for assembly, senate, and the U.S. Congress
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
John E. Huerta was raised in Los Angeles, California and earned his bachelors degree from California State University, Los Angeles. In 1965, he received a law degree at Boalt Hall. After studying and teaching in Lima, Peru, he joined California Rural Legal Assistance, and from 1973 to 1977 was a member of the law faculty at the University of California, Davis. In 1977, he was appointed deputy assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights in the administration of James E. Carter. From 1980 to 1985, Huerta was the executive director of the Southern California office of the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund. At the time of the interview he was a partner in the law firm of Gronemeier, Baker, and Huerta in Pasadena, California.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Link
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb8c6011pv/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-and-a-half hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 250 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25956763
  • ucoclc25956763
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with John E. Huerta ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Link
http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb8c6011pv/
Publication
Note
Transcript of a four-and-a-half hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 250 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25956763
  • ucoclc25956763
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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