Jose R. Figueroa Collection

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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


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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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