East of east : the making of greater El Monte / edited by Romeo Guzman, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Sayf Cummings, Ryan Reft.

Contributor(s): Guzman, Romeo [editor.] | Fragoza, Carribean [editor.] | Cummings, Alex Sayf [editor.] | Reft, Ryan [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; LatinidadPublisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781978805507; 1978805500; 9781978805521; 1978805527Other title: Making of greater El MonteSubject(s): El Monte (Calif.) -- History | El Monte (Calif.) -- Social life and customs | Popular culture -- California -- El Monte -- History | El Monte (Calif.) -- Biography | HISTORY / General | Manners and customs | Popular culture | California -- El MonteGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Biographies. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: East of east.DDC classification: 979.4/93 LOC classification: F869.E4 | E27 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Burn the wagon: finding silenced histories, lost intersections, and radical possibilities in greater El Monte / by Romeo Guzman, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Sayf Cummings, Ryan Reft -- Part 1. Origins and departures -- The Tongva people / by Aurelie Roy -- Toypurina: a legend etched in the landscape / by Maria John -- From alta california to american statehood: race, change, and the Californio Pico family / by Ryan Reft -- Here come the El Monte boys: vigilante justice and lynch mobs in 19th century El Monte / by Karen Wilson and Dan Lynch -- Part 2. Social and political movements -- Rise, fall, repeat: El Monte's white supremacy movements / Daniel Cady -- Ricardo Flores Magon and anarchist movement in El Monte / by Yesenia Barragan and Mark Bray -- Bitter fruit: the El Monte Berry Strike of 1933 / by Melquiades Fernandez -- Schools for all: the desegregation campaign in El Monte / by Rachel Newman -- City of achievement: the making of the city of South El Monte, 1955-1976 / by Nick Juravich -- La lucha continua! Gloria Arellanes and the women of the Chicano movement / by Juan Herrera -- Towards a radical arts practice: theater and muralism during the Chicano -- Movement / by Carribean Fragoza -- American dreams and immigrant realities in a South El Monte shoe factory / Adam Goodman -- Dreams of escape and belonging: the making of Asian El Monte / Alex Sayf Cummings.
Part 3. Nature and the built environment -- Hicks Camp: a Mexican barrio / by Daniel Morales -- Life at Marrano Beach: the lost barrio beach of Los Angeles / by Daniel Medina -- From small farming to urban agriculture: El Monte subsistence homesteading / by Ryan Reft -- A community erased: Japanese Americans in El Monte and the greater SGV / by Andre Kobayashi Deckrow -- Whittier Narrows Park: a story of water, power, and displacement / by David Reid -- Transportational El Monte, from the red car to the freeway / by Ryan Reft -- The Starlite Swap Meet / by Jennifer Renteria -- Part 4. Popular culture -- El Monte's wild past: a history of Gay's Lion Farm / by Michael Weller -- Memories of El Monte: Art Laboe's charmed life on the air / by Jude Webre -- El Monte's wildweed: biraciality and the punk ethos of the Gun Club's Jeffrey Lee Pierce / by Troy Andreas Araiza Kokinis -- The punk & the seamstress / by Apolonio Morales -- A gay bar, some familia, and Latina butch-femme: rounding out the Eastside Circle at El Monte's Sugar Shack / by Stacy I. Macias -- All the zumba ladies: reclaiming bodies and space through serious booty-shaking / by Carribean Fragoza -- Part 5. Literary cartographies -- 1181 Durfee Avenue: 1983 to 1986 / by Michael Jaime-Becerra -- Train versus pedestrian on Valley Boulevard / by Alex Espinoza -- Epiphany Catholic Church / Toni Margarita Plummer -- Rush street / by Carribean Fragoza -- Durfee Avenue / by Salvador Plascencia -- Epilogue: East of east: suburban cosmopolitanism in the San Gabriel Valley / by Wendy Cheng -- Appendix.
Summary: "East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte is an edited collection of thirty-one essays that trace the experience of a California community over three centuries. Employing traditional historical scholarship, oral history, and creative nonfiction, it provides a radical new history of El Monte and South El Monte." --Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Burn the wagon: finding silenced histories, lost intersections, and radical possibilities in greater El Monte / by Romeo Guzman, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Sayf Cummings, Ryan Reft -- Part 1. Origins and departures -- The Tongva people / by Aurelie Roy -- Toypurina: a legend etched in the landscape / by Maria John -- From alta california to american statehood: race, change, and the Californio Pico family / by Ryan Reft -- Here come the El Monte boys: vigilante justice and lynch mobs in 19th century El Monte / by Karen Wilson and Dan Lynch -- Part 2. Social and political movements -- Rise, fall, repeat: El Monte's white supremacy movements / Daniel Cady -- Ricardo Flores Magon and anarchist movement in El Monte / by Yesenia Barragan and Mark Bray -- Bitter fruit: the El Monte Berry Strike of 1933 / by Melquiades Fernandez -- Schools for all: the desegregation campaign in El Monte / by Rachel Newman -- City of achievement: the making of the city of South El Monte, 1955-1976 / by Nick Juravich -- La lucha continua! Gloria Arellanes and the women of the Chicano movement / by Juan Herrera -- Towards a radical arts practice: theater and muralism during the Chicano -- Movement / by Carribean Fragoza -- American dreams and immigrant realities in a South El Monte shoe factory / Adam Goodman -- Dreams of escape and belonging: the making of Asian El Monte / Alex Sayf Cummings.

Part 3. Nature and the built environment -- Hicks Camp: a Mexican barrio / by Daniel Morales -- Life at Marrano Beach: the lost barrio beach of Los Angeles / by Daniel Medina -- From small farming to urban agriculture: El Monte subsistence homesteading / by Ryan Reft -- A community erased: Japanese Americans in El Monte and the greater SGV / by Andre Kobayashi Deckrow -- Whittier Narrows Park: a story of water, power, and displacement / by David Reid -- Transportational El Monte, from the red car to the freeway / by Ryan Reft -- The Starlite Swap Meet / by Jennifer Renteria -- Part 4. Popular culture -- El Monte's wild past: a history of Gay's Lion Farm / by Michael Weller -- Memories of El Monte: Art Laboe's charmed life on the air / by Jude Webre -- El Monte's wildweed: biraciality and the punk ethos of the Gun Club's Jeffrey Lee Pierce / by Troy Andreas Araiza Kokinis -- The punk & the seamstress / by Apolonio Morales -- A gay bar, some familia, and Latina butch-femme: rounding out the Eastside Circle at El Monte's Sugar Shack / by Stacy I. Macias -- All the zumba ladies: reclaiming bodies and space through serious booty-shaking / by Carribean Fragoza -- Part 5. Literary cartographies -- 1181 Durfee Avenue: 1983 to 1986 / by Michael Jaime-Becerra -- Train versus pedestrian on Valley Boulevard / by Alex Espinoza -- Epiphany Catholic Church / Toni Margarita Plummer -- Rush street / by Carribean Fragoza -- Durfee Avenue / by Salvador Plascencia -- Epilogue: East of east: suburban cosmopolitanism in the San Gabriel Valley / by Wendy Cheng -- Appendix.

"East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte is an edited collection of thirty-one essays that trace the experience of a California community over three centuries. Employing traditional historical scholarship, oral history, and creative nonfiction, it provides a radical new history of El Monte and South El Monte." --Provided by publisher.

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