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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824



URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

Received 2006

Date Processed:


Acquisitions Information:

The Nora L. Salas Papers were donated to MSU by Nora L. Salas.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, MSS 390, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

The Salas papers document the particular extent of Salas’ student activist involvement with Chicano and minority university politics at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University as well as some events in the greater Detroit area. Focusing on educational issues, affirmative action, political advancement, and community support programs, the papers include conference materials, meeting files, news articles, flyers, pamphlets, and poetry. The Salas papers are part of the Jose Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections at MSU.

Historical Background:

Nora L. Salas was born in Lansing Michigan in 1975, and was involved in local education and farmworker politics. She received  a degree from the University of Michigan and pursued a PhD in History at Michigan State University.

Processing Note:

Diana H. Rivera, April 10, 2012.


Box Folder Description
1 1 Affirmative Action Ban 1995-1996, and Reaction. Event flyers, notes, news clippings
1 6 Anti-Klan Rally, Ann Arbor, MI 1997.  Also flyers charging police brutality at event
1 7 CACOA.  Agendas, minutes, Sign-Ins, petition and email efforts; policy analysis, event flyers including notes on Spence Abraham Protest song,  Media Coverage
1 14 Detroit  [MI] Living Wage Ordinance (draft). Also copy of Baltimore Living Wage Ordinance
1 15 Harms Elementary School Career Day 1998
1 19 Michigan State University-Flyers
1 21 National Welfare Rights Union
1 22 Police Brutality/Aggression
1 24 Salas, Nora [Report by James Scherer about Oldest Sister, Nora Salas and Pictures], Poetry and associate lists; correspondence and miscellaneous event items; University of Michigan Student Periodicals (Consider 14:6; Exito, A Latina/o Handbook, 1998-1999; Alma Latina; Black Student  Monthly 8:1)
1 26 State of the People Organizing Committee, 1996
1 27 Stenzel, Paulette L. Supplement for GBL 395:  Law, Public Policy and Business, 1996
1 28 Take Back the Night Rally/March Ann Arbor, 1995
1 29 United Farm Workers – Detroit
1 30 University of Michigan:  Alianza (news clippings, event flyers, Executive Board notes, structure correspondence, agendas, action demands, notes on Alianza poster chants.  Committee for the Defense of Xicano History Week event flyer; Latino March on Washington DC, 1996 notes
1 31 University of Michigan:  News clippings for students/student groups including Asian-American,  Indian-American, African-Americans, Native-Americans including brochure for 26th Annual Ann  Arbor Pow Wow, 1998 & racism allegations against student newspaper The Michigan Daily
1 17 LUCha (Latinas y Latinos Unidos for Change):  news clipping file (1996-1997) also included are news clips for LOCO (Latinos y Latinas Organizing for Change or else)
1 35 University of Texas-Arlington, re:  Jose Angel Gutierrez dismissal
1 36 Washentaw County:  People’s Progressive Network
1 37 Weinman, Paul.  Zine White Boy Gets right to the heart of Columbus, by
*These issues were pulled from this collection and catalogued
Guerrilleros de la Pluma.  La Raza Marcha Contra El Partido Republicano! Special Anti-Republican Edition (July 996); Mensajero (V. 2:27, July 13, 1998)

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