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San Diego History
Select from the categories below:
- Native Americans: Interviews with San Diegans of Native American descent, and recordings on the history of Native Americans in San Diego.
- Chicano history: Interviews and recordings of local and prominent Chicanas and Chicanos.
- History of San Diego Art: Interviews with prominent local artists including Everett Gee Jackson, Belle Baranceanu, and Homer Dana.
- The Great Depression: Interviews with San Diegans who lived through the Great Depression.
- San Diego Zoological Society: Audio and video interviews with former directors and curators of the San Diego Zoo.
- Twelve Who Shaped San Diego: This educational series of radio programs broadcast on KPBS in 1978, explored the legacies of a dozen influential San Diegans. Individuals discussed include Juan Cabrillo, Alonzo Horton, John Spreckels, Kate Sessions, and Ellen Browning Scripps.
- Veterans: Interviews with veterans of World War I and the Vietnam War.
- Vietnamese refugees: Interviews with refugees from Vietnam who immigrated to San Diego following the Vietnam War.
- "We Were There": A local history project created by SDSU's Educational Growth Opportunities program in 1978-1979. Features several videos on the history of San Diego neighborhoods and local aviation, as well as audio interviews with notable residents.
- Women in politics: Interviews with women from San Diego who held political office and/or were active in politics.
Image credit: Cabrillo National Monument, Digital Image Archive, U.S. National Park Service.