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Andrés G. Guerrero papers

Identifier: MSS 346 large
Scope and Contents The Andrés G. Guerrero papers (1971-1993) consist of documents and realia relating to Professor Guerrero’s interest in Chicano Liberation Theology and the Chicano civil rights movement. Of note is the commemorative flag from Cesar Chavez's funeral mass at St. Julia's church on May 2, 1993 in Austin, Texas. The items span from 1971 to 1993 and are in English. Interview recordings for his book A Chicano Theology have been digitized and are available through the MSU Kline Digital Media Center.
Dates: 1971-1993

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."
Dates: 1914 - 2005

Chicano/Latino t-shirt and textile collection

Identifier: MSS 456
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...
Dates: 1974 - 2016

David Khilji papers

Identifier: MSS 348 large
Scope and Contents This David Khilji Papers​ ​(1999-2001)​ ​relate to Khilji’s interest in campus political activities. Of particular note is the folder on the construction of a memorial fountain at EMU honoring union labor organizer and President of the United Farm Workers, Cesar E. Chavez.
Dates: 1999-2001

Michigan Grape Protest Banners

Identifier: MSS 697
Scope and Contents The Michigan Grape Protest Banners collection contains two banners related to grape protests at Michigan universities. The organizations represented on these banners include LASO (Latin American Student Organization), Culturas de las Razas (CRU) - a pan-Latino student organization for college students, and MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán).
Dates: approximately 1994

Paulo R. Gordillo papers

Identifier: MSS 349 large
Scope and Contents The Paulo R. Gordillo papers consists of materials supporting the naming of a Lansing city street to commemorate Cesar E. Chavez’s life and work on behalf of the agricultural worker in the United States. The contents include documents, news clippings and correspondence on: Cesar Chavez Day 1995; the Committee for Cesar Chavez Avenue; various news articles on Lansing area issues including the Q -106 radio program on a controversial 5° de Mayo radio broadcast and a resulting “Media and Community...
Dates: 1995

United Farm Workers Connecticut - New England Region 7 collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 536 large
Abstract This collection includes 10 files of information gathered or distrubuted as part of the regional house and its' work.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1975

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