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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Nogales: Nogales Centennial Committee, 1980. Paperback. 110p., presswork on coated alkaline paperstock throughout and illustrated by a near-profusion of b&w period photography, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Mostly about the white half of town's population, which says something about the Spanish-speaking half of this border town.....
Washington DC: the United States Department of Labor, 1982. Six 8.5x11 inch sheets printed both sides and stapled upper-left corner, very good mimeograph or photocopy. Reports on the Labor Under Secretary, OSHA, Montana jobless pay benefits, Autumn 1981 urban family budgets and fillers from the US Dept. of Labor.
Ocean Beach: the newspaper, 1975. 20p., tabloid underground newspaper, evenly toned, old address label and ink stamp on cover, otherwise very good. Cover photo shows march for International Women's Day. Major article on the "Border Problem" and La Migra, outlining the disappointments encountered by many Mexican immigrants.
Pomona, CA: Frashers Fotos, [1940s?]. 5.5x3.5 inch landscape layout postcard with b&w photo of Olvera Street's open air market circa 1940s? Burton Frasher Sr. (1888-1955) began his commercial photography business in Lordsburg (now LaVerne) California in 1914. In 1921, he moved his studio to Pomona, California, where he began to.....
Mexico City: Solidaridad, 1990. Three informational brochures from Solidaridad, two of which are six-panels folded to 5.75x9.75 inches and the third is four panels folded to 5.25x8.25 inches, texts in English, complaint form, contact numbers and addresses, guidelines and laws, very good.
Chicago: Communist League; Communist Labor Party of the United States of North America, 1968-1996. 134 issues of the newspaper, published originally by the Communist League until August 1974, and then by the CLP from September 1974, after the latter group had been organized in Chicago, continuing under that name until.....
Chicago: Communist League; Communist Labor Party of the United States of North America, 1971-1976. Newspaper. Thirty-six issues of the newspaper, published originally by the Communist League until August 1974, and then by the CLP from September 1974, after the latter group had been organized in Chicago. These issues are generally.....
Havana: Harris Bros. Co., [1912? or circa 1920]. 3.5x5.5 inch photo postcard featuring a view of the towering steepled church, streetcar and flivvers in b&w with "published by Harris Bros., Co., Havana Cuba" printed on back, very good. The autos look a little later than 1912; "12" may be a......