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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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.....
Chicago: Chicago Puerto Rico Solidarity Committee, 1977. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, with Uncle Sam depicted next to a large number 51 (symbolizing PR statehood) where a noose hangs from the 1. Issued before the UN Decolonization Committee was to vote on a resolution recognizing Puerto Rico as a colony.
Albuquerque: the newspaper, 1967. Four page tabloid format newspaper, paper evenly toned, folded horizontally, rubberstamped date "Oct 4 1967," otherwise very good. Not found in OCLC. Underground newspaper with a survey of New Mexico communes, a cover story by Bill Olson on his personal experience being caught up in a....
Los Angeles: Peace and Freedom Party, . Four-panel campaign brochure, text in English and Spanish, uneven toning; laid in is an 8.5x11 inch leaflet listing endorsers. The Executive Secretary of the Barrio Defense Committee, Mount was running in a special election for the state senate, 27th district. "After the fires...
East Lansing: Michigan State University, [1990s]. Eight-panel brochure folded to 4x9 inches, faculty bios, mission statement, projects, application form, very good on heavy gray stock with green conca shell Aztec logo on cover. At the time the only Latino research center at a major university in the Midwest.
Sacramento: California Department of Health Services, 2000. 46p., illustrations, bilingual text, very good in pictorial spiral-bound wraps. Cancer prevention nutritional information for kids, with recipes from movie, music and sports stars (John Travolta, Michelle Kwan, Shaq, Brandy, Oprah, etc.).