The grassroots Chicano theater group,
Teatro Cometa, was founded in 1979 and was active throughout
1980s in and around Fullerton, California. Embodying "Rasquachismo,"
Teatro Cometa endeavored to use their art as a teaching tool, to educate people
about significant issues within their community. Their work incorporated topics such as gang
violence and immigration, including issues facing undocumented workers. César Flores was a
founding member of the troupe. The collection contains Mr. Flores' posters, photographs, and
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