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Guide to the Anthony R. Soto Papers, 1950-1993
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Series 1. History of California Farmworkers in Newspaper clippings

Box 1

Spiralbound copies of transcribed interview of Antonio Soto by Josie Negrete, UC Santa Cruz (first date given 7/2/93)

Box 1

Essay, "Dimensions of Religiosity in the Mexican American Community of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, 1848-1908." By AS

Scope and Content Note

Includes attached letter to and comments from Dr. Matt Meier, History, Santa Clara Univ.
Box 1

Transcribed interview of AS by Gloria Cuadraz, (Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1993).

Scope and Content Note

Attached letter from Dr. Cuadraz.
Box 1

"History of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish" by AS

Box 1

Essay, "Chicano Workers in the New Almaden Quicksilver Minse of Northern California, 1848-1908. By AS in Chicano Social & Political History in the 19th Century, ed. Griswold del Castillo & Hidalgo (Floricanto Press, 1994) (3 copies)

Box 1

Notes on "Life history method" by John Clausen

Box 1

Assorted course papers/family histories from AS' students in Mexican American Graduate Studies 125, SJSU

Box 1

"Agricultural Continuum: A Descriptive Study of the Farmworker Population and the Settling-Out Process" By Dept. Health, Education & Welfare.

Box 1

"The Church in California and the Chicano: A Sociological Analysis," / Anthony Soto. -- In Grito Del Sol 4:1 (1979).

Physical Description: 5 Copies
Box 1

Selections from Virgilio Elizondo's Christianity & Culture (p. 174-194).

Box 1

"The Church" from Meier & Rivera's Dictionary of Mex Am History (entry written by AS).

Scope and Content Note

Also typescript copy.
Box 1

"The New Almaden Quicksilver Mines" from Meier & Rivera's Dictionary of Mex Am History (entry written by AS).

Scope and Content Note

Typescript copy.
Box 1

Multiple copies, AS article' "Ethnic Minorities within a Religious Institution:" from Migration Today 7:5 (1979).

Scope and Content Note

Also one complete issue.
Box 1

"Futuro Sacerdote" flyer for church discussion group, 1970.

Box 1

Regeneracion (journal)1:9 (1970)

Box 1

"Migration Life Histories of Chicanos--as Told by themselves" / by Anthony Soto(July 1985)

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"Principles of Intervention and the Religious Values of Minorities" / by Anthony Soto(3/26/82)

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"The Socio-Historical Background of the Problem" / by Anthony Soto(3/26/82)

Box 1

"Chicano Self-Help in Economic Development: Case Studies, Past and Present" / by Anthony Soto3/21/85)

Physical Description: 3 copies
Box 1

"Power Analysis Applied to Religious Institutions: A Case Study" / by Anthony Soto(3/18/81)

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"Catholicism in China Today: Accomodation or Anachronism?" (sic) / by Anthony Soto(7/20/84)

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"Community-Based Economic Development and Chicanos: A Case Study" / by Anthony Soto11/19/83

Physical Description: 2 copies
Box 1

"Migrant Workers"

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters from Bishops Committee for Migrant Workers, March & April-May 1962 -- News release, Migratory Worker Program, 1/22/63 -- Ad, Calif State Dept of Employment for Migrant Labor with wages offered, 10/19/62 -- Correspondence: AS to Msgr. William Quinn, Dan Villanueva to AS -- Misc. notes on numbers of Spanish-speaking, employment stats. -- Misc. newspaper articles on migrant labor, April-May 1962
Box 1

Notes on interview with Paul Sedillo, 7/16/76

Scope and Content Note

Cassette tape of interview
Box 1

Liturgy Chicano

Scope and Content Note

"Bautismo de Aztlan" notes and charts
Box 1

PADRES (Padres Asociados para Derechos Religiosos Educativos y Sociales

Scope and Content Note

[Chicano priests org.] -- Misc. newsletters, docs, 1974-75 -- Correspondence
Box 1

"1960-78 Materials--old text"

Scope and Content Note

Copy of article on formation of BCSS (Monitor, 2/10/77) -- Copy of "Official US Census Bureau Preliminary Spanish Language Population Stats," 1/24/72 -- Letter from Paul Sedillo (Div. for Spanish-Speaking) to Reynaldo (presumably Reynaldo Flores), 11/24/71. Documents priests' resistance to offices for Spanish-speaking -- Newsletter from PADRES documenting convention issues and 'walkout,' by Reynaldo Flores, 2/10/70. -- Dissertation notes -- Copy news article on Guadalupe Church, 9/23/73 -- Regeneracion, 1:8 (1970)
Box 1

"Bracero Investigation"

Scope and Content Note

Memo to Charles O'Brien, Asst Attny Gen from Harry Cooper, Special Agent, docs on working conditions, 12/29/59 -- Newsletter of Imperial Valley Farmers Assn. -- Statement by AFL-CIO Executive Council on Migratory Agricultural Labor -- "Statement of Importation of Japanese Farmworkers," Cal State Federation of Labor, 4/23/57
Box 1

"Migrant Family"

Scope and Content Note

Docs on lettuce boycott, Proposition 22, 1972
Box 1

Misc. Farmworker/migrant labor docs

Box 1

San Jose community/education docs

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for Colegio Jacinto Trevino -- list of lectures by AS, 1973-74 -- Barrio youth conference flyers -- "Making it Happen: About the Community Organization Steps" training pamphlet -- Newsletter, Division for Spanish-Speaking
Box 1

Book: Farm Labor Fact book, U.S. Dept. of Labor

Box 1

La Voz de la Tierra newspaper (vol 1: nos. 1-4)

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El Malcriado newspaper (UFW), 5:10 (Sept 72) and 4:12 (1/71) and 12/29/72. & Basta: La Historia de Nuestra Lucha

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Essay by Lydia Aguirre, "The meaning of the Chicano Movement", La Opinion del Campo newspaper 1:2 (March 76), Denver, Colorado.

Scope and Content Note

Also includes: National Catholic Reporter, Opinion magazine 2/14/75 -- Selections from World and Peoples' World
Box 1

Misc. Chicano newspapers

Scope and Content Note

El Tecolote 2:4 (10/27/71) -- Sedition 1:5 (1/10/72) -- La Voz del Pueblo 2:9 (Nov 71) -- La Voz de la Raza 1:8 (6/1/70) -- Chicanismo 3:1A (Nov 71) -- Nuestra Tierra 2:1 (5/4/79) by MEChA at SJSU -- Salt of the Earth 1:10 (Dec 71)
Box 1

Braceros & Migrant Workers : scrapbook, 1950s & 60s

Physical Description: 1 v. : brown cover ; folio size
Box 1, Folder 14

Misc. news clippings on migrant labor camps, Chicanos in San Jose, 1975-80

Volume 2

Farm Workers in Imperial Valley and Southern California : scrapbook, 1961

Physical Description: 1 v. : brown cover ; folio size
 

Series 2. Papers for Stanford Chicano Library Archives

Box 2

San Luis Rey Mission & Seminary 1950-61

Scope and Content Note

Letter, Francis Guest, O.F.M. to AS, 3/15/91 -- B & W photo, Anthony Soto & George Mroczkowski, 1958. -- Letter, Huntington Library to AS, 1991. -- Pamphlet: "Indian Life at Mission San Luis Rey" -- Pamphlet: "San Luis Rey Mission Fiesta" 1959 w/pic of AS & G. Mroczkowski. -- Copy, "Mission San Luis Rey, California--Excavations in the Sunken Gardens" by AS, KIVA: Journal of Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society 26:4 (1961). -- Article: "Uncovering the Past at Mission San Luis Rey," featuring AS, written by Frank Graham, Westways (May 1958). -- Misc. news articles on San Luis Rey
Box 2

Booklet: "Cultural Historic Landscape Preservation Proposal," Mission San Luis Rey, 10/25/90.

Box 2

Confederacion de la Raza Unida (CRU)

Scope and Content Note

President's Report, CRU 3/19/72 -- CRU Constitution, 3/16/72 -- Letters, Jack Ybarra, CRU President to Father AS at Guadalupe Church, 1971-2. -- Press release on Fiesta de las Rosas boycott, 5/16/69 -- Misc. meeting minutes, 1969-70s -- List of CRU affiliates
Box 2

Book/let: "The Chicano and the Church: Study of a Minority Within a Religious Institution," Marfel Associates, March 1975.

Box 2

Essays by AS

Scope and Content Note

"The Structure of Society According to Duns Scotus," by AS, Franciscan Studies 12:1 (March 1952). -- "Los Chicanos y las Iglesias," estudios ecumenicos, 11/71. -- "Painful Migration: The Life History of a Mexican Immigrant," June 1973. -- "Bracero Mission," Apostolic Perspectives 3:2 (Summer 1958). -- "Sociology of the Migrant Family," Franciscan Educational Conference Proceedings, vol. 41 (Aug 1960). -- "Una Platica: Mexican American Approaches to Death and Dying," by AS and Jose Villa. -- "Practical Aspects of Caring for the Dying in a Mexican American Culture," panel presentation at Stanford University, "Dilemmas in the Care of the Dying," October 1983. -- "The Spirit of the Cursillo" in Ultreya 4:6 (June 1962). -- "Early Beginnings of the Cursillo Movement in the Bay Area, California" mss. -- "The Cursillo Movement" mss. -- Catholic Rural Life, complete copies of June 1960 and July 1960, featuring articles by AS ("Human Misery for Sale" parts 1 and 2). -- Pamphlet: "Migrants in Your Parish" -- Homiletic & Pastoral Review, 6/61, 9/61, 3/69 featuring -- "Migrants in Your Parish," 6/61 -- Letters to editor about "Migrants" article, 9/61 -- "Getting Through to Our Spanish Speaking," 3/69 -- "The Cursillo Movement," in The Inner Crusade, by Tom Hennessey (Loyola U Press, 1965) -- "The Bracero Story," Commonweal 71:9 (11/27/59)
Box 2

"Migration Life Histories"

Scope and Content Note

"Migration Life Histories of Chicanos--as told by themselves" July 1985 -- Various drafts of life histories, 3 color slides, one color photo of Sara Segovia
Box 2

New Almaden Quicksilver Mines

Scope and Content Note

Galleys of AS' article on Quicksilver Mines for Floricanot Press -- Corr: Stanford Libraries to AS -- AS to Floricanto Press (multiple) -- AS to Griswold del Castillo.(multiple) -- b & w photos, apparently from Stanford archives
Box 2

New Almaden--Loose materials & photos

Scope and Content Note

Misc. news clippings on mines, mine area, local folks -- Misc. notes, documents, interview notes
Box 2

"Chicano Reaction to Social Change in N. California, 1848-1908"

Scope and Content Note

Mss. returned with letter (11/18/77) from Doyce Nunis, Southern California Quarterly.
Box 2

Book/let: bound copy of "Chicano Reaction to Social Change in N. California, 1848-1908"

Box 2

Sonoran Migration

Scope and Content Note

Notes from research at Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ -- Misc. notes
Box 2

Book/let: "Spanish Speaking Protestant Churches of the Mayfair Area" by Loretta Shea and Nancy Delaney (student paper?)

Box 2

Book: New Almaden & the Mexican, M.A. thesis by Francisco Valencia (Committee chair, AS)

Box 2

Book/let: "Santa Teresa Laboratory: A Place in History (IBM facility built on/near site of Almaden mines?)

Box 2

Book: Cinnabar Hills: The Quicksilver Days of New Almaden, Milton Lanyon & Laurence Bulmore.

Box 2

Misc. news clippings from San Jose Mercury

Box 2

Misc. Chicano newspapers

Scope and Content Note

Chicanismo (Stanford), June 1970, November 1971, January 1971 -- El Sol (Salinas), 9/22/71, 11/10/71 & 11/24/71 -- El Tiempo, April 1972 -- La Gente de Aztlan, January 1974 & March 1974 -- entrelineas 1:3, April 1971 -- Venceremos (Las Gorras Negras, Albuquerque) 1:2 June 1971 -- La Malcriada 1:1, 6/8/73. -- Spartan Daily (SJSU), 4/27/72 -- Migration Today 2:3, May 1974. -- PADRES 2:12, July 1973 -- La Raza 1:12 (Sept 73) & 1:11 -- The Forumeer 17, Nov 1971 -- Que Tal (typescript) -- Misc. news clippings
Box 2

Index notecards

Box 2

Three cassette tapes: Bulmore, Mrs. Perham, and AHS (Kerman?, 12/76)

 

Series 3. Research of relationship of Chicano people to the Catholic Church

Box 3

"Parishes of Guadalupe"

Scope and Content Note

Copies of correspondence of Commission on Social Justice w/Archbishop McGucken over use of Cathedral for 'political' meetings, March 1973. -- Questionaire on issues of discrimination, Guadalupe Church, 1975. -- Church pamphlets
Box 3

Catholic Council for Spanish Speaking

Scope and Content Note

Minutes, Bishops' Committee for Spanish Speaking, West Coast Board Seminar, 4/25/68 -- [Includes references to James L. Vizzard, Herman Gallegos]
Box 3

Catholic Social Service--"Report of the Committee on the Problems of Mexican-Americans in California" by Bishops Committee for the Spanish-Speaking, West Coast Regional Office.

Box 3

Catolicos por la Raza

Scope and Content Note

Misc. notes and news clippings about protest by CPLR at St. Basil's Cathedral, 12/24/69 -- La Raza newspaper, 2:10 (12/69) and 2:9 (11/69).
Box 3

Encuentro Nacional II, August 1977

Scope and Content Note

"Another View of the II Encuentro Nacional Hispano" by Casimira Rodriguez, 10/29/77 -- Misc. news clippings about Encuentro -- Statement from Pope about Encuentro (English & Spanish), 8/12/77 -- Statement, "Unidad en Pluralismo" by Segundo Encuentro Hispano Nacional, Washington DC, 8/18/77
Box 3

Cursillo--lists of cursillo participants, #1 (2/9/61)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, Sub-Secretariate of Spanish Cursillos, 3/18/68 -- Correspondence, Cursillos in Christianity, Archdiocese of S.F., 5/15/70 -- Misc. news clippings
Box 3

Chicano Deacon Program

Scope and Content Note

Notes on Asilomar weekend, 10/28/77 -- Correspondence from Anthony McGuire evaluating Chicano Deacon program, 2/24/77 -- Essay: "Why I Want To Become a Deacon" by Phillip V. Marquez, 11/18/74 (long mss of work published in Monitor) -- Essay by Felipe (Phillip?) Marquez, talk at St. Patrick's Seminary, Mountain View, 2/20/75 -- Report on Chicano Deacon training program, budget (no date) -- Working Paper: "Spanish Speaking Diaconate Program," Div. for Spanish Speaking, Midwestern Office, 8/1970 -- Program, Diaconate ordination, Our Lady of Guadalupe, 12/12/74 -- Misc. clippings
Box 3

Bishops Meeting, Region XI, 2/1/77

Scope and Content Note

"Report on Minority Affairs" by Juan Arzube, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, to Region XI bishops meeting, 5/2/73 -- Report by Robert Gonzales, Division for Spanish-Speaking, US Catholic Conference -- Census figures on Catholics, Hispanics, 1970 -- Lecture notes, by Robert Gonzales. -- Correspondence to Reynaldo Flores from Bp. Leo Maher, 12/22/71 (ongoing dispute over numbers of Mexican-American Catholics) -- Lecture notes, Bishop Roger Mahony, "The Role of the Church, Faith, and Collegial Relationships."
Box 3

Centro Pastoral--multiple pamphlets from Centro Pastoral, San Jose, California

Scope and Content Note

Notes on Comunidades de Base (CEBs)
Box 3

Chicano Priests Organization

Scope and Content Note

Essay by Renaldo Flores, OFM, "La Raza, The Church, and Leadership" -- Misc. meeting minutes, Chicano Priests Organization (CPO), 1971-73 -- Report on fostering dialogue/communication among Catholic Spanish-speaking in Santa Clara County, no date -- La Voz del Pueblo newspaper, 2:10 (12/1971) -- Copy of correspondence from Philip Mirenda, Carl Swenson Contracting Company to Archbishop McGucken, 12/5/69, complaining about Father McEntee/Poggi's involvement in protest, 12/3/69. -- Misc. news clippings, S.F. protest, 5/5/71
Box 3

Chicano Church-General

Scope and Content Note

Misc. news clippings -- "the chicano and the church" by Alberto Carrillo, CSSR. -- Draft essay, "The Sociological Failure of the Catholic Church towards the Chicano," by AS
Box 3

Encuentro Nacional, June 1972

Scope and Content Note

(report)
Box 3

Chicano Bishops--Misc. news clippings

Box 3

Chapter IV--Materials 1940-60

Scope and Content Note

[apparently, Ch. IV of Soto dissertation] -- "Excerpts from Report of Field Trip into Northern States," BCSS, February 1957 -- Notes from McDonnell & Ronald Burke interviews -- Notebook, Journal beginning 6/19/56, apparently tracking AS's route serving bracero/migrant communities throughout Northern California.
Box 3

Kellogg Mission Band

Scope and Content Note

Pages 62-142 of thesis/dissertation? on Spanish Mission Band. -- Correspondence, from Diocese of San Diego to Edward Browning, St. Patrick's seminary, Menlo Park
Box 3

Mexican-Americans 1940-60, "The Spanish-Speaking of the Southwest and West," Social Action Dept, Natl. Catholic Welfare Conference.

Box 3

Archdiocese, S.F.

Scope and Content Note

"Explantion of Archdiocesan Financial Report...," 2/10/72 -- Correspondence, Archdiocese of S.F. to AS, notifying of pastoral replacement at OLG, 7/6/72.
Box 3

BCSS, 1960 -

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence -- Multiple survey reports, "1965 Report, Pastoral Care of Spanish-Speaking" -- Multiple newsletters
Box 3

"A brief history of the BCSS, 1967-68..and the Division for Spanish Speaking, US Catholic Conference, 1969-72. Dated March 1973.

Box 3

Oral History--Lucio Bernabe notes

Box 3

Mex 1848

Scope and Content Note

"Planning, Politics and Plunder: The Missions and Indian Pueblos of Hispanic California" by Daniel Garr -- "Power and Priorities: Church-State Boundary Disputes in Spanish California" by Daniel Garr -- Misc. news clippings
Box 3

Mining--Glenna Matthews

Scope and Content Note

Copy of Matthews article, "The Community Study: Ethnicity & Success in San Jose," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 7:2 (Autumn 1976).
Box 3

Materials1848-1910

Scope and Content Note

Misc. notecards, sources,
Box 3

Alemany ab.--misc. notes

Box 3

Quinn

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, Archbishop John Quinn to Ricardo Garcia, 12/5/77. General praise, demurs at 'separate seminary program for Spanish-speaking.' -- Monitor newspaper, 4/28/77, headline: Quinn's installation
Box 3

Chap. III--Orig. materials, 1910-40

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, SJ Mercury, 3/30/78 "San Jose's Barrio" -- Misc. notes, notecards
Box 3

Mexicans in California: Gov. Young's Commission Report, 1930

Box 3

Stevens-Arroyo, Tony

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence
Box 3

Broadbent, Eliz. Excerpts from Distribution of Mexican Population in United States (S.F.R.C., 1972, orig. U of Chicago, 1941).

Box 3

Church--San Diego

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, Paul Sedillo, BCSS to Manuel Guillen, MexAm Commission, San Bernardino -- Essays by Juan Hurtado: "Stress Among Priests," course paper, 11/15/74 ; "Role of Cath Church in Chicano Community," course paper, 5/15/75 ; "Brief Report on Coachella and Imperial Valley" ; News clippings on Father Juan Hurtado
Box 3

Church--Arizona (misc. news clippings)

Box 3

Church--Los Angeles

Scope and Content Note

Copy Correspondence, Roger Luna, L.A.--Reynaldo Flores -- News clipping on L.A./Orange diocese
Box 3

Church--New Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Misc. news clippings by Moises Sandoval
Box 3

Church--Other places

Scope and Content Note

"Cursillo: Hispanic Catholics divided by Monterey Diocese issues" Californian -- Copies of correspondence between Roberto Gonzales, Div. for Span-Spkg and Sylvester Treinen, Bishop of Idaho.
Box 3

San Bernardino Diocese

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from National Catholic Reporter, 11/17/78, 10/27/78, 9/29/78, -- Corresondence from Fr. Juan Hurtado to Apostolic Delegate Jean Jadot, 5/15/78 -- Misc. clippings
Box 3

Church-Stockton

Scope and Content Note

"Third Monthly Progress Report of the Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of Stockton, 6/14/68. -- "Fourth Monthly Progress Report of the Catholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of Stockton, 7/26/68.
Box 3

Church--Texas (clippings on dispute in Beeville, TX)

Box 3

Protestant Churches

Scope and Content Note

List of Prot. churches with Spanish language services in San Jose area).
Box 3

hotos--Chicano & Church

Scope and Content Note

Liz & Ramiro Gutierrez, San Jose -- Unknown Chicano/Mexicano -- Unknown child -- Comunidad
Box 3

Priests--Married--New Ministries

Scope and Content Note

"Statement of Support for CORPUS" (Corps of Reserve Priests United for Service) by Alberto Carrillo -- National Catholic Reporter article about AS as former priest -- Essay by Joan Ohanneson, no title, about priests who leave ministry, featuring AS and San Jose Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC). Handwritten note, June 1974.
Box 3

Fiesta de las Rosas

Scope and Content Note

Misc. clippings and documents around boycott organized by Confederacion de la Raza Unida, 6/1/69 -- San Jose Maverick 1:5, July 1969
Box 3

Latin American Conference

Box 3

Mosqueda, Chicanos & Church

Scope and Content Note

Unpub. mss. "Chicanos, Catholicism, and Political Ideology," 2/26/77 -- Unpub. mss. "An Evaluation of the impact of Catholicism on Political Ideology of Chicano Community," 5/2/79
Box 3

USCC National

Box 3

PADRES (Misc. docs, meeting notes)

Box 3

USCC West

Scope and Content Note

"Report of major activities 1968-69, Western Region, Div. for Spanish-Speaking, US Catholic Conference." -- Correspondence log, incoming, March 1-April 20, 1971 -- Correspondence log, outgoing, March 1-April 20, 1971 -- Misc. notes, documents
Box 3

Sacraments--MexAmer Issues Conference

Scope and Content Note

List of resolutions passed at Mexican-American, Spanish Surname Issues Conference, 3/10/68.
Box 3

Santa Clara University

Scope and Content Note

Misc. clippings around 11/21/72 protest by Chicano students -- SJ Merc clipping, 11/21/72, p. A1
Box 3

Women in the Church

Scope and Content Note

Misc. documents on HERMANAS (org of Chicana religious and lay women) -- Notes, Hermanas State Conference, 11/19/77
Box 3

PADRES newsletter

Scope and Content Note

Mailing list of PADRES members -- Misc. PADRES newsletters 2:8 (Feb 73), (March 73), (Sept 73), 4:3 (May 74), 4:4 (July 74), 4:5 (Nov 74), 4:6 (April 75), 5:2 (Oct 75), 6:1 (Jan 76), 6:2 (Summer 76), 6:3 (Fall 76), 6:4 (Winter 77), 7:2 (Spring 77), 7:3 (Summer 77)
Box 3

West Coast Coalition

Scope and Content Note

Misc. documents -- Multiple membership rosters -- Short typescript history, "Information for Mrs. Blanche Oran..."
Box 3

Misc. Publications

Scope and Content Note

Booklet: San Jose's St. Joseph's : History and Guide of St. Joseph's Church (with notes by AS) -- San Jose Mercury Commemmorative Issue, 1851-1976 -- La Voz del Pueblo 3:7 (Sept. 72)