In the Flesh

See sections of Sweet and Sour Citrus exhibitions and more, in the flesh. Tour the groves, hike and bike the knolls, and, season and schedule permitting, taste sweet and sour citrus at:

California Citrus State Historic Park (CCSHP)
9400 Dufferin Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 780-6222

Open daily, dawn to dusk, to visitors arriving by foot or bike. Entry gates open 8am to 5pm. Parking $5. Visitor’s Center and its citrus history and museum exhibitions (free!) open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 10am to 4pm.

Please check the Park’s website to verify hours and learn more about participating in tours, tastings, public programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Virtually In the Groves

Visit with and hear from citrus laborers, local residents, and community members who have lived alongside the groves, infrastructure, and transportation corridors, from the heyday of citrus to today’s logistical landscape of warehouses and distribution centers, through the full-length audio and videotaped oral histories and photographs digitally archived at the following.

California Revealed, Relevancy & History Project partnership between UCR Public History Program and California Citrus State Historic Park Collections

Includes audio collected as part of the National Orange Company Oral History Program in the 1980s; videos made as part of the “Living on the Dime” project by Inland Mexican Heritage; oral histories conducted by Antonio R.G. Vasquez, R&H Project teams, and others.

A People’s History of the I.E.: Storyscapes of Race, Place, and Queer Space 

Explore the full collection of StoryMaps by University of Redlands (UofR) Professor Jennifer Tilton and UofR and UCR students. Full collection of digital archival materials available online soon!

Upcoming Events — In the Flesh and Online

Mexican American Redlands: From Ballet to Ballots
Thursday, October 13, 2022, 5 to 7pm

University of Redlands, Casa Loma Room
1173 E Brockton Avenue
Redlands, CA 92374

More details coming soon!


Sweet and Sour: Mapping Stories of Race and Place
Historical Society of Southern California

Zoom information coming soon!