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.
Los Angeles: Chicano Resource Center, East Los Angeles Library, 1986. 17 8.5x11 inch photocopied sheets and cover sheet, printed recto-only, stapled top-left corner, introduction, film guide committees, alphabetical list of available films with date produced, running times, short descriptions.
Ciudad de Chihuahua: Chihuahua Gobierno del Estado, no date. Four brochures, four panels each, 7x8.75 inches, bilingual texts in Spanish and English, maps, tables, addresses and phone numbers, som b&w photos, very good on cheap paper. Visitor guides to museums, restaurants, hotels, entertainment and the surrounding countryside.
Berlin: Kumstamt Kreuzber, 1983. Paperback. 159p., illustrated with b&w reproductions of works by exiled Chilena artists and photos of the artists (including a number exiled in the US), texts in German, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. An exhibition of works by Chilean women artists on censorship.....
Bloomington: Indiana University, 1976. Magazine. 26p., 11x8.5 inches, landscape layout, texts in Spanish and English, illustrated by Ferdinand Marínez Norma Alarcón, Daniel alcocer and others, light browning on spine, otherwise very good poetry journal in stapled white pictorial wraps. Poetry and prose.
Berkeley: M. E. Ch. A. [Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan], 1988 - 1992. Magazine. Ten issue broken run, various pagination, all but one issue 8.5x11 inches, poetry, prose, essays, art, illustrations, ads, resources and services, mostly English but some Spanish, very good in stapled pictorial wraps. Previous title was MECHA...
San Francisco: Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and Services, 1995. 8p., 8.5x11 inches, wraps. Written by Anita Wadhwani, the Newsletter covered information and services pertinent priomarily to serice providers and advocates for California's Latino immigrants, and focused on California's Proposition 187.
San Juan, PR: Editorial Claridad, 1992. Newspaper. Nine issue broken run of the folded tabloid newspaper, text in Spanish and some English, photos, news, events, columns, opinion, mailing labels affixed front otherwise very good on newsprint. Puetro Rican independence movement weekly which began in 1959. Nine issues from año 33...
New York: ¡Claro! 1982. Report folder containing informational and outreach materials for the organization: a draft working copy of the brochure, press release and flyers; a statement by Evelyn Vargas-Castaneda, a Salvadorean-American from Davis, CA, on her brother's kidnapping in El Salvador, along with his photograph; several offprints of articles...
Irvine: Program in Comparative Culture, UC Irvine, 1979. 16p., 8.5x14 inches folded to 8.5x11 inches, introduction, glossary, photos, reports, mild wear and soiling, newsletter of 8 sheets stapled upper-left corner. Cover story on the second anniversary of the First National Civic Strike in Colombia.
[Sacramento?]: The Comision, . 16p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, photos, art, articles, events, reports, services and resources, chapter listings, very good report on glossy white stock, stapled pictorial wraps. A grassroots Latina organization formed in 1970 which established 23 chapters nationwide by 1987 and also established Chicana Service Action Center and Centro de Ninos.
San Francisco: Community Muralists' Network, 1982. Magazine. 60p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, articles, news, events, resources, b&w photos, very good magazine in stapled white pictorial wraps. Includes sections on Chicano murals, the SF bay area (including centerfold map of murals in San Francisco), a lengthy narrative of a cross-country drive.....