UCR graduate student and employee at the California Citrus State Park, Megan Suster, wrote about the importance of “finding yourself in the groves” for Doing History in Public.
Humanities for All featured the History and Relevancy Project on their website. Discover how this project and others across the nation are bringing communities together and challenging us to rethink how we do history.
UCR Today covers a new exhibit from the History and Relevancy Project, “Finding Ourselves in the Groves: Stories and Storytellers of Citrus in Inland Southern California.”
Check out coverage of the the History and Relevancy Project in The Press-Enterprise!
“Citrus to be celebrated Saturday, May 6, at Riverside event,” May 5, 2017
“Poet, photographer tell laborers’ stories with images, phrases,” July 15, 2018
“Here’s how the pickers and packers gained respect at Riverside’s Citrus State Historic Park,” July 16, 2018
Sweet N Sour in the news!
“Sweet and Sour Stories of Citrus.” UCR Today. https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/46428
“CSUSB students and faculty partner with others on local citrus history project.” CSUSB News. https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/46428
Sweet N Sour
A Community Celebration
Saturday, May 6
1 to 4 pm
California Citrus State Historic Park
9400 Dufferin Avenue, Riverside
Peek through 3D viewers by Arnold Martin created for the park!
Find your favorite Sour Puss in the photography exhibit by Kate Alexandrite!
Clap to Son Jarocho music & dance by Conjunto Tenocelomeh!
Trek the citrus im/migration trail on student-led tours!
Taste SWEET N SOUR flavors at a citrus tasting!
Guess the winner in the crate-packing competitions!
Time travel with traditional sounds of CAHUILLA BIRD SINGING!
Print your own book by riding a teeter-totter!
Experience art in the groves by Juan Delgado & Thomas McGovern!
Join the Dora Nelson African American Art & History Museum, Japanese American Citizens League, Malki Museum, Save Our Chinatown Committee, Sherman Indian Museum, Tesoros de Casa Blanca, and other COMMUNITY GROUPS to share stories of citrus in the I.E.!
Free admission / $5 Vehicle Entrance Fee
A program of the Relevancy and History Project, a partnership between UC Riverside and the California State Parks, in collaboration with the Studio for Southern California History and CSU San Bernardino.