Monroe Everett Oral History

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Title

Monroe Everett Oral History

Identifier

OH_EVERETT_MONROE_1989

Description

Interview with Monroe Everett about his life in Moorpark and the history of water access in the area. Born in Montalvo in 1907, Everett was a lifelong Ventura County resident. He grew citrus, avocados and walnuts on his Moorpark farm. Graduated from CalTech in 1929. He was a founder of the Calleguas Municipal Water District.

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Creator

Museum of Ventura County

Date

1989 July

Format

Oral history

Subject

Agriculture
Calleguas Municipal Water District
Water rights--California

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Moorpark (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Copyright Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Sound

Language

English

Original Format

Audio recording

Duration

00:46:58

Bit Rate/Frequency

192kbit/s

Transcription

A transcript of this oral history is available as a .pdf in the Research Library's book and serials catalog, viewable here.

Interviewer

Schwabauer, Mary

Interviewee

Everett, Monroe Miller

Location

Moorpark (Calif.)

Citation

Museum of Ventura County, “Monroe Everett Oral History,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed May 27, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7188.