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Finding Aid for the Devra Weber Papers 1960s-1970s
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Devra Weber Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1970
    Collection number: 61
    Creator: Weber, Devra
    Extent: Approx. 5 linear feet
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: The collection consists of newspapers, correspondence, flyers, and magazines collected by Devra Weber from the 1960's to the 1970's. The material primarily pertains to the Chicano Moratorium, Ruben Salazar, the Labor Movement, the Chicana/o Movement, women's issues, education, prisons, and politics of the period.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu
    Physical location: The collection is stored off-site at the UCLA Southern Regional Library Facility.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

    Access

    For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Publication Rights

    For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Devra Weber Papers, 61, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Devra Weber is currently an Associate Professor in the History Department for the University of California, Riverside. She teaches the history of U.S. frontiers, U.S. labor history, oral history, and the history of California.



    Weber began her academic career at the University of Wisconsin and eventually earned her Masters degree and PhD at UCLA. Her topics of interest and research include United States West and United States labor history, with an emphasis on Mexican women, Mexicano/Chicano workers and immigration, and oral history. Weber has published numerous articles and books, including "Dark Sweet, White God: California Cotton" and "Farmworkers and the New Deal." Furthermore, Weber has worked in documentary films and as a photographer, while remaining an active member of the Los Angeles community. She has served as a member of the board of One Stop Immigration and Education Center, the Los Angeles Museum of Art, History and Culture, and is currently a member of the board of the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles. She is also an advisor of the Frente Indigena Oaxquena Binacional (Binational Indigenous Front of Oaxaca).

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of five linear feet of newspapers, correspondence, flyers, and magazines collected by Devra Weber from the 1960's to the 1970's. The material primarily pertains to the Chicano Moratorium, Ruben Salazar, the Labor Movement, the Chicano/a Movement, women's issues, education, prisons, and politics of the period.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Chicano and Chicana Movement
    Chicano art
    Chicano literature
    Chicano Moratorium
    Chicano politics
    Chicanos - Mexican Americans
    Emigration and immigration
    Farm Workers
    Mexican Americans - Education
    Prisons
    Ruben Salazar
    Small Presses
    Women - Social conditions