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Chicano and Latino photograph collection

Identifier: MSS 396 oversize

Scope and Contents

Photographs in this collection include those of activists involved with the United Farm Workers union including Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta, La Raza Unida party of Colorado and of Young Lords and Latin Kings member Jose Cha Cha Jimenez. Musicians and actors are also included. They include photos of the Fania All-Stars, a group of Puerto Rican musicians featured in the film "Our Latin Thing" and early photos of Ramon Novarre, lead actor in the 1925 film "Ben Hur."


  • Creation: 1914 - 2005

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.


2 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated/purchased by Diana Rivera starting in 2005. The photographs in this collection have been purchased from several rare book vendors. It is a growing collection.

Processing Information

Diana Rivera processed this collection in 2016

Finding Aid for the Chicano Latino Photo Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Diana Rivera
December 22, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA