Episode 9: The Overlooked Chinese American and Japanese American Communities in Santa Barbara | Marisol Cruz

Despite Santa Barbara’s Spanish Colonial Revival style omnipresent throughout the entire city, Santa Barbara has an ethnically diverse history that has been erased from the architecture. Tune in for the history of the beginnings of the Chinese American and Japanese American communities that flourished in Santa Barbara in the nineteenth century.

Today’s host, Marisol Cruz, is a third year History of Public Policy and Law Major at UCSB. She is interested in 20th and 21st century U.S public policy, U.S cultural and social history, and historical memory.