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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San Francisco: Bay Area Support Committee - Watsonville Teamsters Local 912, . 8.5x11 inch handbill, English text on one side, Spanish on the other, very good. Seeks support in San Francisco for cannery and frozen food workers, mostly Latinas, affiliated with the Teamsters Union, who were striking in Watsonville to.....
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.....