Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Sedano (Michael) Festival de Flor y Canto photographs
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Collection consists of 17 black and white photographs from Daily Trojan coverage of the first Festival de Flor y Canto hosted at USC in 1973.
Organized by El Centro Chicano, the first Festival de Flor y Canto (Festival of flower and song), a three day literary festival that brought together dozens of Chicano novelists, poets, and short story writers on November 16-18, 1973 (Town and Gown at the University of Southern California), inspired subsequent events including the 2nd festival in Austin, Texas (Festival Floricanto II), the 3rd in San Antonio, Texas, the 4th in Albuquerque, New Mexico (Flor y Canto IV, 1977), and the 5th in Tempe, Arizona (Flor y Canto V, 1978). Three additional events under the name "Canto al Pueblo" took place later in Wisconsin, south Texas and Colorado.
3.104 Linear Feet 2 boxes
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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.
Advance notice required for access.