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City of Two Chinatowns

Hector Martinez, Features Editor

August 27, 2018

Filed under Features

The Kern County Genealogical Society gave a presentation at the Beale Memorial Library, about the genealogy of Chinese people in Bakersfield, called “City of Two Chinatowns” on Aug. 21. Mary Carroll, vice president of the Kern County Genealogical Society explained, that the event was to talk more about the lives of Chinese people from many centuries ago. She also explained...

Oral history for students at BC Delano Campus

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018

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The Bakersfield College Delano Campus hosted Dr. Patrick Fontes of California State University Fresno to speak on his oral history project, Chicano Legacy of Fresno County: Unjust Practices and Lethal Consequences, to Delano students on March 14. Here Fontes gave students a general overview of Mexican history in the United States and the California Central Valley, focusing...

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