Abrana Arechiga holds sign expressing support for Ed Roybal
Date Created and/or Issued
Abrana Arechiga, protesting at Chavez Ravine, holds a sign that says: "Lets get more public officials like Ed Roybal". Next to her stands Victoria Angustain, holding her baby, and Mrs. Angustain's daughter
Over the first six decades of the 20th century, federal, state, and city policies changed the lives of the predominantly Mexican American residents of the peaceful and unified Chavez Ravine communities of Los Angeles. In this unit students learn how new housing laws, racial tensions, fears of communism, and economic realities combined to drive long-time residents out of the area, which became the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1962.