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Jose R. Figueroa Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jose R. Figueroa Collection
    Dates: 1961-2010
    Collection Number: 2012.001
    Creator/Collector: Figueroa, Jose R.
    Extent: 19.55 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

    Jose R. Figueroa Collection. California State University, Los Angeles

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Jose R. Figueroa, 2012

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The materials in this collection were created from 1970-2010. The bulk of the collection includes posters and publications. The posters pertain to Chicano Theatre and rallies through the 70s and 80s. The theater productions were produced by El Teatro Campesino, Teatro de la Gente, and Teatro Urbano. The collection also contains publications of theatre programs, magazines and newspapers. Some of the magazines and newspapers include El Foro del Pueblo, Huelga, and La Raza. In addition, the collection contains photographs of the guerrilla military and political organization in El Salvador, Fuerzas Populares de Liberacion (FPL).

    Indexing Terms

    Chicano Movment
    El Teatro Campesino
    Teatro de la Gente
    Teatro Urbano
    Fuerzas Popularies de Liberacion
    Los Angeles
    El Foro del Pueblo Huelga La Raza

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