Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles Exhibit Collection

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California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
http://www.calstatela.edu/library/
2019


Descriptive Summary

Title: Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles Exhibit Collection
Dates: 2005-2007
Collection Number: 2011.001
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 3.5 cubic ft
Repository: California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
Abstract: Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles: From the Barrios to the Big Leagues was a collaborative event developed by the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena based nonprofit organization, and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. The project focused on the historic role that baseball played within the Mexican-American communities of Los Angeles County and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. In addition to the exhibition (March 26-June9, 2006), the CSULA Univeristy Library hosted a reception on April 9, 2005. The exhibition and the project moved to CSU, San Bernardino in 2008 and was renamed, The Latino Baseball History Project: The Souterhn California Experience.
Language of Material: English

Access

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

Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles Exhibit Collection. California State University, Los Angeles

Scope and Content of Collection

The bulk of the collection contains materials concerning the planning of the exhibition and the reception that preceded the opening. It also contains the course readings for the History 450 classes, oral histories, and memorabilia.

Indexing Terms

Caremlita Chorizo
Baseball Reliquary Exhibit
Chicano
Mexican-American
Baseball
Francisco Balderrama
Julian De Lao
Rudy Regalato
Jamie Jarin
Barbara Madrid
Art Velarde
Al Padilla
Saul Toledo
Oral Histories