This section includes literature by Chicano, Puerto Rican and Latin American immigrant authors in the United States, as well as relevant nonfiction books and ephemera. Original materials from the farmworker movement, the Cuban-American diaspora and other Latin American immigrant groups will be found here.
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Chicago: Guild Forum Committee, . 8.5x11 inch handbill soliciting support for the Texas Farm Workers' Union's march from Texas to Washington DC, and announcing a fundraising "evening of solidarity" at the Guild Bookstore. Some toning. Also included is the June-July 1977 issue of the International People's Appeal Newsletter with a....
Oakland: Aller Urayoan Silkscreen; MCC Graphics, 1980. 22.5x28.5 inch poster, illustrated with drawing by Alfonso Maciel of Lolita Lebron, Rafael Cancel Miranda, Irvin Flores & Oscar Collazo, fists raised, an AK47 in front of a Puerto Rican flag, announcing an appearance at the Oakland Auditorium; edgeworn at both left and...
Washngton: U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census, 1989. iv, 70p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, highlights, footnotes, charts, figures, detailed tables, three-hole punched for binding otherwise very good booklet in stapled wraps. Current Population Reports. Population characteristics.
Washington: Department of Defense. Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Manpower and Personnel Policy, 1990. Paperback. iv, 237p., 8.5x11 inches, one-page introduction by then-Defense Secretary Cheney, photos of military personnel in text, biographical sketches, very good first edition oversized trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Historical overview...
San Francisco: Commission on Social Justice, Archdiocese of San Francisco, 1982. viii, 155p., 8.5x11 inches, dampstain running throughout, statement of purpose, introduction, appendixes, printed orange wraps with coffee-cup stain. Sections on violence, the Latino community, language, family, spiritual lives, religious congregations, education et al.
San Francisco: Horizontes, 1987-1993. Newspaper. various paginations, 9 issue broken run of this folded tabloid newspaper, illustrations, photos, ads, texts in Spanish, California Spanish-language free paper. Issues included: 4:3, 8:13, 9:11, 22-24, 10:2-4. Local San Francisco and Bay Area news and concerns of Spanish-speaking readers.
San Juan: Cimarron, [1986?]. Four panel playbill/program, 7.25x10 inches, text in Spanish, illustrated with portraits of de Hostos on covers and photos (in pink inks) of the cast and musicians inside; has a small marginal stain, very good otherwise. A playbill for a musical play in Puerto Rico about Eugenio...
Nashville: Race Relations Department, United Church of Christ, 1965. 124p., title page has a corner clipped, otherwise very good in wraps. Contributors include Julian Bond and Benjamin Quarles, among others. Short presentations on the Mexican-American and Puerto Rican experiences are included.
Washington DC: Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1975-1977. Magazine. Eight issue broken run, various pagination, 8x10.5 inches, demographics, administrative decisions, opinion, articles, news, reports, illustrations, maps, very good magazines in stapled pictorial wraps. Deals with immigration from all over the world but heavily focused on Latin American, South American, Mexican immigrants...
Van Nuys, CA: SRAFprint Co-op, General Defense Committee, n.d. Seven legal-size sheets stapled together at upper left, cover leaf in goldenrod, printed on one side. Staple starting to rust, mild wear. Early 1970s. Lists cases of anarchists killed in Mexico City and (suspected) in San Francisco, with others hassled by.....