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Al Clark presents "Voices from The Past: Oral History and Glendora" & General Membership Meeting

  • Monday, January 28, 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Bidwell Forum, Glendora Public Library, 140 South Glendora Avenue, Glendora, CA 91741


  • Regular general membership meeting with presenter.

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During the past four years Dr. Clark has interviewed over 450 people associated with the University of La Verne, California agriculture, and local water development, and he hopes his lecture will inspire Glendora to ignite its own oral history project. Anyone interested in the documentaries he and his students created from oral histories about the University of La Verne can view them online at His article, “Oral History as Institutional Biography” will be published in The Public Historian in August 2019. .

Al Clark grew up in Azusa, graduated from Cal Poly, Pomona, and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in European History from the University of California, Berkeley. He has actively researched the history of the eastern San Gabriel Valley since writing his senior thesis for Glendora’s Don Pflueger in 1968. He has been an administrator and faculty member at the University of La Verne for over forty years and at present is Professor of Humanities and the university’s advisor for study abroad, The Washington Center, and scholarships. Some of his publications are “The San Gabriel River: A Century of Dividing the Waters” in the Southern California Quarterly, and the book, "Citrus Speaks: A Celebration of the Life of an Enduring Institution in the Words of Its Alumni, Faculty, and Friends, on Citrus College.

Come to the Big Lecture at Bidwell Forum! While away your future learning about the past. Free and open to the public. No advance reservations required. Doors open 6:30pm. Program starts at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be served prior to presentation. See you there.

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