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Cal State LA Chicano/a Poster Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cal State LA Chicano/a Poster Collection
    Dates: 1963-1978
    Collection Number: 2013.001
    Creator/Collector: Flores, Maria
    Extent: .25 Linear ft.
    Repository: California State University, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
    Abstract: The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a program that advances scholarship in Chicano/Latino studies and Los Angeles history through its varied collection of primary research materials. This archives has a special interest in materials documenting the Chicano and Civil Rights movements in East Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s.
    Language of Material: English


    Access is available by appointment for Cal State LA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers.

    Publication Rights

    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 by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Cal State LA Chicano/a Poster Collection. California State University, Los Angeles

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Maria Flores

    Biography/Administrative History

    Maria Flores is a graduate student at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) in Chicano Studies. Flores completed her undergraduate degree at CSULA in Industrial Engineering. During undergraduate career at CSULA she was a campus leader in the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA). She is currently the Director of Case Management at Homeboy Industries.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The materials in this collection were created from 1968-1978. The entire collection consists of posters. The posters announce events presented by the Chicano Studies Department at California State University, Los Angeles. The events include Feria De La Raza, United Mexican-American Students Present Community Day on Campus and a series of posters announcing the message, “Conoce Tu Herencia Cultural”.

    Indexing Terms

    Feria De La Raza
    California State University, Los Angeles
    El Teatro Campesino
    United Mexican-American Students
    Los Angeles
    East Los Angeles

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