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East Lansing, MI 48824
Preferred Citation:Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder Number and/or title, The José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections: Daniel Tirado and Linda Medina Papers, MSS 380, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
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2 boxes, 1949-2000. This archive contains 1 box of reports, newsletters, reprints, newsclippings and 1 box of photography collected by Daniel and Linda Tirado. A significant part of the collection dates from the mid-1960's through the mid- 1970's and relates to Daniel Tirado's work with agricultural labor and migrant workers. Tirado worked with AMOS a migrant legal services agency in Indiana. Books, reports and newspapers have been separated from this archive and integrated into the book and periodical collection as needed.
This collection is part of the José Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections at MSU.
Historical Background:The materials in this collection were assembled by Linda and Daniel Tirado over a thirty year period with the core of the material dating in the early-mid 1970’s. Daniel Tirado graduated from Indiana Northern University (MBA) and the University of Detroit (BA) and worked with service agencies in Detroit and Migrant Services agencies in Michigan and Indiana, in particular Associated Migrant Opportunity Services, Inc. He was a consultant to Detroit Mexican Industries owner Hank Aguirre and his business. Linda Medina Tirado is an alumna of Michigan State University (BA). Medina Tirado was from a migrant family that worked as agricultural labor in Michigan communities. She was a student activist at MSU and was later employed in law enforcement in Texas.
Processing Note:The Daniel Tirado & Linda Medina Tirado Papers were processed by Diana Rivera September 2010- April 2011.
The Tirado papers are arranged into two series:
Series 1: Materials collected by the Tirados include reports, newsletters, reprint articles, flyers and newsclippings.
Series 2: Photograph collection of 476 8” x 10” black and white prints of migrant camps in Indiana.
|1||1||Tirado, Daniel and Linda Medina biography statements, photographs|
|2||Access to Migrant Labor Camps – Michigan & Indiana Landmark Cases|
|3||Agricultural & horticultural workers-state Bill analysis, memos, news clips|
|4||AMOS, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN) – Newsletters, correspondence, news clips, board of director, job and services descriptions. Includes data on migrant population by county|
|5||AMOS, Inc. Action/VISTA Project Plan, 1974 – Includes data on migrant population by county|
|6||AMOS, Inc. WIC Health Project 1975-1976|
|7||AMOS, Inc. Staff Training, July 1973|
|8||AMOS, Inc. Testimony to Subcommittee on Equal Opportunities, Detroit 1973|
|9||Breakthrough. Final Report of the Summer 1969 Migrant Program. Millersville State College, PA|
|10||Brief Legal Administrative Analysis of the Indiana Township Relief System|
|11||Calendars RASAS. Lansing MI; Junta Hispana de Chicago, 1989|
|12||Cesar E. Chavez, Matthiessen reprint|
|14||Conferences : Inter Agency Hispanic Conference 1979|
|15||Conferences : Latino Conference on Organizing for Change, 1978|
|16||Conferences : Prosopography. 25th Annual Conference on World Affairs, 1972|
|17||Congressional Notification of Grant Award to the State of Indiana Department of Education for migrant children|
|18||Educational and Advisory Services to Migratory and Seasonal Farm Labor [Preliminary Draft for NC-CRD Kellogg Proposal, 1973]|
|19||Farah Labor Strike (1971)|
|20||Farm Labor. Braceros and migratory labor. Statements to Sub-Committee on Migratory Labor of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare re: S. 1864 Minimum Wage; S . 1865 Child Labor; S. 1866 National Labor Relations Act Coverage; S. 1867 Voluntary Recruitment System; S. 1868 National Advisory.|
|21||Farm labor Aid Committee of Indiana|
|22||Farm Labor and the National Labor Relations Act. Includes "The Condition of Farm Workers and Small Farmers…1966…report to National Sharecroppers Fund|
|23||Farm worker organizations|
|25||Guadalupe Center, Inc. Marion, IN 1974. Includes maps of IN migrant population|
|26||Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times. Correspondence; press release and Jim Hightower "A summary of Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times" 1972|
|27||Housing for Agricultural Workers|
|28||"Indiana Migrants : The Rented Slave" Duane Lindstrom for the US Commission on Civil Rights|
|29||Indiana Migrant Education Programs. A Guide… 1971|
|30||Jean Enterprises. A Modular Program…|
|31||Map of Lake County IN Migrant Camps, 1963 and list of Migrant Camps in Laporte County|
|32||Martinez, Richard J. "The Computer: Terror, Toy or Tool? 1973|
|33||Michigan Coalition of Concerned Hispanics. Flyer of 1990 March featuring Cesar E. Chavez, President of the UFW and Baldemar Velasquez, President of FLOC|
|34||Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Newsletter (1989-1990, inc.)|
|35||Midwest Council of La Raza|
|36||Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Association, Inc. (NJ). Field Worker Manual Family Records Processing System, 1973|
|37||Migrant Education Research Study Interim Report. Indiana Survey Data Summary, 1975|
|38||Migrant Farm Labor in Ohio, 1964|
|39||Migrant Farm Labor in Indiana, 1949|
|40||Migrant Legal Action Program. Capitol Developments Newsletter|
|41||Migrant Services Directory, Michigan 1969|
|42||Miscellaneous Papers by Ricardo Parra "Concientizacion and Organization (1973); F. Chris Garcia "Chicano Political Ideology: Colonialism and Chicanismo", 1973; Educational and Advisory Services to Migratory and Seasonal Farm Labor [Preliminary Draft for NC-CRD Kellogg Proposal, 1973]|
|43||National Council of La Raza|
|44||Obreros Unidos. Newsletter (Wautoma, WI)|
|45||Report on the Department of MI Governors Commission on Migrant Labor Labor , 1965; Community Action Migrant Program, Inc (brochure)|
|46||Report on the (US) Department of Labor Farmworker Task Force, 1973|
|47||Selected bibliography pertaining to: La Raza in the Midwest and Great Lake States (1924-1973). G. Cardenas, 1973|
|48||Social and Community Development Proposal: La Raza en Accíon (197?)|
|49||Social Trend of Migrant Workers and Children in Berrien County, MI, 1967 (includes maps of total number of migrant camps)|
|50||Students Report on Migrant Education Programs [rough draft] 1972?|
|51||Texas Migrant Labor, The 1966 Migration|
|52||United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) AFL-CIO, informational materials for Midwest campaign|
|53||UFWOC – Huelga Poster|
|54||Vietnam and the Selective Service|
|55||Working In Indiana Tomato Fields (Purdue University, 1946)|
Series 2:Photograph collection of 476 8” x 10” black and white prints of migrant camps in Indiana.
|2||Notebooks 1-3||Migrant camps (b & w photos)|
|3||Notebooks 4-6||Migrant camps (b & w photos)|