Chicano/Latino t-shirt and textile collection
Scope and Contents
The Chicano/Latino T-shirt and Textile collection consists draw upon many Midwest US related themes. Items included are a MSU ChiSPA team shirt for Las Comadres, Dia de la Mujer and other MSU Chicanx student and staff events; shirts from the campaigns of Elena Herrada for the Detroit City Charter Commission and Detroit School Board, the Tony Benavides Lansing Michigan mayoral campaign, and the imprisonment of Puerto Rican FALN member and political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera (President Obama commuted Lopez Rivera's sentence on January 17, 2017. Rivera lived in Chicago before capture and was held in an Indiana federal prison.). Other t-shirts commemorate United Farm Worker Union boycotts of Gallo Wine products and Cesar E. Chavez.
- 1974 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open and available for research in the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections' reading room.
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.
3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Shirts are arranged by item number.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection is organized from materials removed from the Pedro and Diana Rivera collection, donations and some purchases for the José F. Treviño Activist Collections.
The collection was processed by Diana Rivera, October 2015.
- Boycotts -- Unitied States -- Sources
- Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 -- Sources
- Hispanic American college students -- Political activity -- Sources.
- Hispanic Americans -- Political activity -- Sources
- López Rivera, Óscar -- Sources
- Michigan State University -- Students -- Political activity -- Sources
- Political campaigns -- Michigan -- Sources
- Student movements -- Michigan -- East Lansing -- Sources
- United Farm Workers -- Sources
- United Farm Workers of America
- Finding Aid for the Chicano/Latino T-shirt and Textile collection
- Diana Rivera with assistance from Lydia Tang
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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