Finding Aid for the Edward Victor Moreno Papers, 1957-2009 149

Processed by Angel Diaz. Additions processed by Doug Johnson, October 2019.
Chicano Studies Research Center Library
144 Haines Hall
Box 951544
Los Angeles, California 90095-1544

Contributing Institution: Chicano Studies Research Center Library
Title: Edward Victor Moreno Papers
Creator: Moreno, Edward Victor
Identifier/Call Number: 149
Physical Description: 5.2 linear feet (12 boxes; 1 flat box)
Date (inclusive): 1957-2009
Abstract: Collection consists of correspondence, newspapers, and research materials related to Mexican Americans in education, bilingual education and other social and political issues predominantly in California. Research materials include government publications, scholarship, reports and studies, conference materials, educational materials and other papers.
Physical Location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library and Archive for paging information.
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.


Open for research.

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated to the Chicano Studies Research Center by Edward Victor Moreno in January 2014. Deed on file at the CSRC Archives office.


The collection is arranged in the following series:
  • Series 1. Research material
  • Series 2. Correspondence
  • Series 3. Newspapers and periodicals


Moreno is a highly regarded educator at Reseda High School. This collection consists of correspondence, newspapers, and research materials related to Mexican Americans in education, bilingual education and other social and political issues predominantly in California.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward Victor Moreno Papers, 149, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

Processing History

Processed by Angel Diaz, March 2014.

Related Material

Aida Hurtado Latino Eligibility Survey Papers , 150, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, newspapers, and research materials related to Mexican Americans in education, bilingual education and other social and political issues predominantly in California. Research materials include government publications, scholarship, reports and studies, conference materials, educational materials and other papers.

Publication Rights

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of materials, including but not limited to infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Education, Bilingual--United States.
Mexican Americans--Education.
Multicultural education--California.
Moreno, Edward V.


Series 1. Research Materials 1964-2009

Scope and Contents

Includes government publications, scholarship, reports and studies, conference materials, educational materials and other papers related to Mexican Americans in education, bilingual education, and other social and political issues. Materials focus largely on education of English as Second Language learners and Mexican American educators in California.
Box 1, Folder 1

Essays, programs, and reports on education of minorities 1964-1966

Box 1, Folder 2

Articles, essays, and reports on Mexican Americans and education 1964-1967

Box 1, Folder 3

California Teacher's Association Journal Volume 61, number 2 1965-03

Scope and Contents

"Integrating the Desegregated School" by Wilson C. Riles is bookmarked.
Box 1, Folder 4

California Parent-Teacher Magazine Volume 41, number 11 1965 August

Language of Material: English.
Box 1, Folder 5

Education development projects 1965

Scope and Contents

Operation Head Start, San Fernando Valley Latin American Civic Association.
Box 1, Folder 6

Essays, programs, and studies on the employment and economic status of minorities 1965

Scope and Contents

First Annual Tri-County Mexican American Leadership Conference (Coachella Valley, December 1965); San Fernando Valley Committee for Equal Employment Opportunity; Carta Editorial for the Informed-Interested in Mexican-American Affairs; Si, Se Puede! Fair Employment Practice Commission, State of California; The Urban Reality, A Comparative Study.
Box 1, Folder 7

Mexican American cultural and history research 1964-1965

Scope and Contents

Mexican Americans and the Public Schools; The Mexican American in the Los Angeles Community, by Martin Ortiz; Mexican-Americans and Civil Rights, by Arturo S. Almanza; Historical Background on Mexicans and Mexican Americans.
Box 1, Folder 8

Research paper 1965

Scope and Contents

A New Look at Goals and Objectives of Compensatory Education Programs, presented by Neil V. Sullivan, Ed. D. at Compensatory Education Conference in San Francisco, CA, February 27, 1965.
Box 1, Folder 9

California Education, Official Publication of the California State Department of Education 1965

Scope and Contents

Volume 2, number 5; volume 2, number 8; volume 2, number 10; volume 3, number 3.
Box 1, Folder 10

Reports and papers on the education of Spanish-speaking children 1965-1966

Scope and Contents

State of California Department of Education Report to the Legislature Concerning Special Programs in English for Elementary School Pupils, Spanish-Speaking Children Symposium, Cultural Backrounds [sic] and Barriers that Affect Learning by Spanish-Speaking Children by Julian Nava.
Box 1, Folder 11

Memorandum, reports, and conference materials 1965-1967

Box 2, Folder 1

Program descriptions, reports, and studies on the education of Mexican Americans 1966

Box 2, Folder 2

Press releases, reports, and notes on the education of Mexican Americans 1966-1967

Box 2, Folder 3

Articles, publications, and reports 1966-1967

Scope and Contents

"3 Negroes Run Literacy Center to Help Students 'Catch Up,'" Los Angeles Times, August 15, 1966; Southwest Regional Laboratory for Educational Research and Development.
Box 2, Folder 4

Newsletter and reports 1967-02

Scope and Contents

Mexican-American San Diego County Advisory Committee newsletter; The Relationship of Cultural Conflict to the School Adjustment of the Mexican-American Child, by Evelyn Bauer, California State Department of Education.
Box 2, Folder 5

Articles and essays 1967

Scope and Contents

Drive for Unity of Mexican Americans in Southwest Begins at Camp Hess Kramer, Leandro P. Soto; Equal Educational Opportunity for the Bilingual-Bicultural Child, Armond Rodriguez; "Pocho's Progress," Time; "Farmers Urged to Get Active in War on Poverty," Murray Norris, California Farmer (August 5, 1967).
Box 2, Folder 6

Conference materials 1967

Scope and Contents

Problems of the Spanish-Speaking Child, Fresno, CA, April 1967; Nueva Vistas Conference of the California State Department of Education, Los Angeles, April 1967; Texas Conference for the Mexican-American, San Antonio, TX, April 1967.
Box 2, Folder 7

Correspondence, Congressional records, and reports 1967

Box 2, Folder 8

Handwritten notes 1967-1969

Box 2, Folder 9

Congressional hearings 1967-1970

Scope and Contents

Hearings before the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity of the United States Senate, Ninety-first Congress, Washington, D.C., August 18, 19, 20, 21, 1970; Hearings before the Special Subcommittee on Bilingual Educationof the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninetieth Congress, First Session on S.428, June 24 and July 21, 1967.
Box 2, Folder 10

Conference proceedings and bilingual education materials 1968

Physical Description: printed material and vinyl record

Scope and Contents

"Shuck Loves Shirley," A Bilingual Sound Kit; Proceedings of the Conference on Adult Basic Education, Albuquerque, NM, July 29-30, 1968.
Box 2, Folder 11

Senate proceedings and reports circa 1968-1972

Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence, newsletters and reports 1969

Scope and Contents

Second Annual Report of the National Advisory Council on Education Professions Development. Association of Elementary School Administrators Journal with article by Edward V. Moreno titled: "The Mexican American Education Commission: A Partner."
Box 2, Folder 13

Congressional Record and notes 1969

Scope and Contents

Congressional Record Proceedings and debates of the 91st Congress, First Session October 16, 1969.
Box 2, Folder 14

Reports on Mexican Americans and education 1969

Scope and Contents

1969 Follow-Up Study of Dropouts and Graduates of 1962-63 and 1964-65, With special reference to problems encountered by Mexican-Americans, East Side Union High School District, San Jose, CA. The Primary School Revolution in Britain, by Joseph Featherstone.
Box 2, Folder 15

Articles on bilingual eduation 1969-1970

Scope and Contents

A Typology of Bilingual Education, by William F. Mackey. Bilingual/Bicultural Education: A Perspective Model in Multicultural America, by Dr. Atilano A. Valencia.
Box 3, Folder 1

Racial and Ethnic Survey of California Public Schools 1966

Scope and Contents

California Department of Public Schools.
Box 3, Folder 2

Meeting the Educational Needs of Mexican-Americans in the Los Angeles City Schools 1967-1968

Scope and Contents

Division of Instructional Planning and Services, Instructional Planning Branch.
Box 3, Folder 3

Reports on education of Mexican Americans and other minorities in California 1967-1970

Box 3, Folder 4

Articles, papers, and reports on education and employment of Mexican Americans 1967-1973

Box 3, Folder 5

Federal reports on Mexican American education 1968

Scope and Contents

Office of Education, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
Box 3, Folder 6

Articles and papers about minorities and education 1968-1969

Box 3, Folder 7

Studies and reports 1968-1969

Scope and Contents

Education and population surveys from Los Angeles County.
Box 3, Folder 8

Cabinet Committee on Opportunity for the Spanish Speaking newsletters 1970-1971

Scope and Contents

Volume 2, number 10 (November 1970); volume 2, number 11 (December 1970); volume 3, number 3 (March-April 1971); volume 3, number 4 (May 1971); volume 3, number 5 (June 1971); volume 3, number 6 (July 1971).
Box 3, Folder 9

Studies and reports 1970-1971

Scope and Contents

Education and population surveys from California.
Box 3, Folder 10

Studies and reports 1980-1984

Scope and Contents

Education and Mexican American population research and surveys from California.
Box 4, Folder 1

Education journals and newsletters 1967-1972

Scope and Contents

Journal of Secondary Education, Chilton-Didier Foreign Language Newsletter, Projections Southwest Education Development Laboratory, Colloquy, Association of Elementary School Administrators Journal, "Speak Up, Chicano" American Education.
Box 4, Folder 2

Articles, journals, and reports 1967-1975

Scope and Contents

Publications about instruction, psychology, and education of Mexican American children.
Box 4, Folder 3

Mexican American Studies course instructional materials 1968

Scope and Contents

Los Angeles City School Districts Division of Instructional Planning and Services, Instructional Planning Branch, Bilingual Education Office.
Box 4, Folder 4

Education journal and report 1968-1970

Scope and Contents

Forum of the Student National Education Association Journal, Impact (volume 1, number 3-4); The Education Professions (1969-1970).
Box 4, Folder 5

Memos, studies, and articles 1968-1970

Scope and Contents

About Mexican American and Spanish-speaking children.
Box 4, Folder 6

Mexican American Studies Teacher's Manuals circa 1969-1974

Scope and Contents

On Juan de Onate, Cuauhtemoc, and Miguel Hidalgo.
Box 4, Folder 7

Corona Unified School District, A Practicum in Special Education 1970-07

Scope and Contents

Project IDEAL, Lesson Plan Modules.
Box 4, Folder 8

Fresno Unified School District Ethnic Studies lesson plans 1973

Scope and Contents

"Gifts from the Aztects" and "Dona Josefa de Ortiz de Dominguez."
Box 4, Folder 9

Bay Area Bilingual Education League instructional materials circa 1980-1981

Scope and Contents

"El Corrido Mexican y Chicano" and "Cantos y Juegos Para la Clase Bilingue."
Box 4, Folder 10

Instructional materials, articles, and other materials 1986

Scope and Contents

Los Angeles County of Education.
Box 4, Folder 11

Area Studies Institute-Pacific Rim lesson plans 1987 July 01

Scope and Contents

By Loa Ann C. Hare.
Box 5, Folder 1

Conference programs and materials 1964-1999

Box 5, Folder 2

National Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Education 1966-1972

Scope and Contents

Tucson, AZ, October 30, 1966; Washington, D.C., February 18, 1972.
Box 5, Folder 3

National Conference on Educational Opportunities for Mexican-Americans 1968-04

Scope and Contents

Program Content to Meet the Educational Needs, English as a Second Language, Evaluation of the Influence of Educational Programs, Mexican-American Education Bibliography, Consumer Education.
Box 5, Folder 4

Education of Mexican-Americans 1969-1986

Box 5, Folder 5

Con Safos Magazine 1969-1971

Scope and Contents

Volume 1, number 1; volume 1, number 4; volume 2, number 5; volume 3, number 8.
Box 5, Folder 6

Conference program circa 1970

Scope and Contents

Center for Western Hemispheric Studies Symposium, Los Angeles, CA.
Box 5, Folder 7

El Faro Magazine 1980-1983

Scope and Contents

Volume 1, number 1; volume 1, number 2; volume 1, number 3; volume 1, number 4.
Box 5, Folder 8

Assorted Chicano and Mexican American publications 1968-1971

Scope and Contents

La Palabra de los Chicanos (December 1970), La Raza (volume 1, number ), Regeneracion (volume 1, number 2), Epoca (volume 1, number 2), The Center Magazine (volume 3, number 6), Catorce Personas Lindas (1970), Justicia O...! (volume 1, number 6), Mi Raza (1972), Oakland MAPA Newsletter (volume 16, 1968).
Box 5, Folder 9

Assorted magazines 1985-1996

Scope and Contents

Geo Magazine (volume 4, number 1), Earth Island Journal (volume 5, number 2), In Our Hands (1996).
Box 6, Folder 1

Californians of Spanish Surname 1960

Scope and Contents

State of California, Division of Fair Employment Practices.
Box 6, Folder 2

Farm Workers Opportunity Project Reports 1965

Scope and Contents

Experimental and Demonstration MDTA Project to Train 600 Farm Workers in Ventura County, CA.
Box 6, Folder 3

Charles A. Storke election materials 1966-09

Physical Description: printed material and stickers

Scope and Contents

Sent to Moreno by Timothy Lemucchi.
Box 6, Folder 4

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown's press release and correspondence 1966-10

Scope and Contents

Announcements regarding Moreno's appointment to the Program Advisory Committee to the Consumer Counsel. Sent to Moreno by William L. Becker.
Box 6, Folder 5

Memorandum and press releases 1966

Scope and Contents

State of California Memorandum, Governor Brown's Office.
Box 6, Folder 6

Mexican American Political Association memos and newsletters 1966

Box 6, Folder 7

Negroes and Mexican-Americans in the California State Government 1966

Scope and Contents

"A cooperative project conducted by the Office of the Governor Edmund G. Brown, selected California newspaper publishers, and the State Personnel Board, 1966."
Box 6, Folder 8

The Mexican American: A New Focus on Opportunity 1967-1969

Scope and Contents

Testimony presented at the Cabinet Committee Hearings on Mexican American Affairs, A guide to materials relating to persons of Mexican Heritage in the U.S.
Box 6, Folder 9

Correspondence, programs, and other materials 1967-1970

Scope and Contents

Educational Laboratory for Inter-American Studies (ELIAS).
Box 6, Folder 10

Reports and clippings about Mexican American employment and social issues 1965-1995

Box 6, Folder 11

Miscellaneous Mexican American historical essays and publications circa 1973-1998

Box 6, Folder 12

Mexican and Chicano art papers circa 1984

Box 6, Folder 13

Assorted publications circa 1990s

Box 6, Folder 14

Assorted magazines and newspaper clippings circa 1990s

box 7, Folder 1

Articles about education of Mexican Americans 1963-1968

Scope and Contents

"Wanted: A New Educational Philosophy for the Mexican American" by Marcos de Leon; "Psychology of the Mexican-American Student" by Philip Montez; "Social Class, Assimilation, and Acculturation" by Joan W. Moore; "The Social Science Myth of the Mexican American Family" by Miguel Montiel.
box 7, Folder 2

Articles related to identity, biculturalism, and intergroup relations circa 1963-1970

box 7, Folder 3

Essays related to the education of bilingual children 1965-1966

box 7, Folder 4

Articles about bilingual education circa 1965-1970

box 7, Folder 5

Higher Education Association of Mexican Americans 1967

Scope and Contents

Agenda, notes, and memos.
box 7, Folder 6

General Subcommittee on Education Hearing transcript circa 1969-1971

Scope and Contents

Includes statement by Moreno.
box 7, Folder 7

Essays about minorities and education circa 1969

box 7, Folder 8

Miscellaneous articles and essays circa 1967-1970

Scope and Contents

"A Minority Nobody Knows," by Helen Rowan; "Stereotypes and Self-images Held by Native-born and Foreign-born Mexican Americans," by Anthony Gary Dworkin; "Concerns about Segregation of Mexican-American Students."
box 7, Folder 9

Papers presented at Association of Mexican American Educators Conference 1999-11-12

Scope and Contents

Virginia Lopez Hansen, Ph.D. and Evangelina Bustamante Jones, Ph.D.
box 7, Folder 10

U.S. Senate Hearings for the Select Subcommittee on Equal Educational Opportunities 1970-08

Scope and Contents

Selected statements, including from Moreno.
Box 9, Folder 1

Association of Mexican American Educators [AAME] 1969-1971

Scope and Contents

Includes: correspondence; meeting minutes; by-laws.
Box 9, Folder 2

AAME conference programs 1969-1985

Box 9, Folder 3

AAME publications and pamphlets 1970-1995

Scope and Contents

Includes: "The Point of View"; Day of the Teacher activity books.
Box 9, Folder 4

Brochures 1966-2007

Scope and Contents

Includes: Youth Opportunities Foundation; "Cowboys, Indians, and American Education" by Harold Howe II; "The Mexican American: Quest for Equality"; "Why Hispanics Fail in School and Solutions to the Problem"; Con Safos Literary Group.
Box 9, Folder 5

California Department of Education 1971-1972

Box 9, Folder 6

"The Challenges of the Mexican American Male Former Gang Member as He Approaches Older Adulthood" by Nora Jean Solis 2007

Box 9, Folder 7

Clippings 1974-2007

Box 9, Folder 8

"A Decade of High Community Participation" by Jose Hernandez 2010

Box 10, Folder 1

Gangs 2007

Box 10, Folder 2

Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican American Affairs 1968-1969

Scope and Contents

Include: United States Commission on Civil Rights report; booklet "Spanish-Surnamed American College Graduates, 1968"; "United Students and Teachers for Educational Development"; memos and press releases.
Box 10, Folder 3

Linea Abierta 1968-1969

Scope and Contents

Transcripts of televised panel discussions.
Box 10, Folder 4

Los Angeles schools 1968-2009

Box 10, Folder 5

Mexican American Unity Council 1967

Scope and Contents

Includes resolution demanding the Department of Labor change its policies regarding "Green Carders."
Box 10, Folder 6

Miscellaneous 1968-1969

Scope and Contents

Incudes: pamphlet "The Delano Grape Strike" by the Rev. Wayne C. Hartmiore Jr.; Mexican American Political Association by-laws; petition for the reinstatement of Mario and Paula Alvarez to their positions at Gonzalez Union High School afteer they had been fired for organizing the Mexican American Youth Association; ephemera.
Box 10, Folder 7

Programs 1966-2007

Scope and Contents

Includes: "The Spanish-Speaking Child in the Schools of the Southwest"; San Fernando Valley Faith Coalition's 4th Annual Community Summit.
Box 11, Folder 1

Publications 1964-1970

Scope and Contents

Includes: ""Californians of Spanish Surname: Population, Education, Employment, Income" by California Department of Industrial Relations; "The Retention of Mexican American Students in Higher Education with Special Reference to Bicultural and Bilingual Problems" by Manuel H. Guerra; "Teachers' Guide for Cultures in Conflict: Problems of the Mexican Americans by Rudy Acuna"; "Latin American Spanish Surname Service Information Directory de Los Angeles."
Box 11, Folder 2

White House Office of Hispanic Affairs 1980

Scope and Contents

Includes: newsletters; press release from Esteban Torres; Directory of Hispanic Appointees in the Carter Administration.
Box 13, Folder 6

"Nine Miles and Spreading" 2007

Physical Description: Laminated LA Weekly article.

Series 2. Correspondence 1957-1999


Includes letters to and from various school district offices, states' Departments of Education, superintendents, scholars, activists, college and universities, and politicians.
box 7, Folder 11

Correspondence 1970

Box 8, Folder 1

White House Fellows invitation and application 1967-1968

Box 8, Folder 2

Correspondence 1967-1968

Box 8, Folder 3

Correspondence 1968-1969

Box 8, Folder 4

Correspondence 1970

Box 11, Folder 3

Correspondence 1957-1967

Box 11, Folder 4

Correspondence 1980-1999


Series 3. Newspapers and periodicals 1964-2000

Box 11, Folder 5

American Education 1968-1973

Scope and Contents

Vol. 4, no. 10; undated reprints; vol. 9 no. 6 reprint.
Box 12, Folder 1

Black Guard [East Los Angeles College] 1969-05-13

Box 12, Folder 2

Carta Editorial 1968

Scope and Contents

Vol. 5 nos. 10, 11.
Box 12, Folder 3

Chicano Education 1971-1973

Scope and Contents

August 1971; September 1971; vol. 1 nos. 3, 4, 6, 7; vol. 2 nos. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7.
Box 12, Folder 4

Con Safos 1968

Scope and Contents

Vol. 1 nos. 2, 3.
Box 12, Folder 5

El Grito 1968

Scope and Contents

Vol. 1 nos. 1-3.
Box 12, Folder 6

The Journal of Early Adolescence 1983

Scope and Contents

Vol. 3 nos. 1 and 2.
Box 12, Folder 7

Journal of the Association of Mexican American Educators 1973

Scope and Contents

Vol. 1 no. 1.
Box 12, Folder 8

Maestro / Association of Mexican American Educators newsletter 1971-1988

Box 12, Folder 9

El Mapista [Mexican American Political Association] 1966-1969

Scope and Contents

Vol. 2 nos 1-3; also includers The Voice, vol. 1 no.5.
Box 12, Folder 10

Miquiztli 1972-1975

Scope and Contents

Vol. 1 no. 1; vol. 2 no. 1; vol. 3 no. 1.
Box 12, Folder 11

New West 1978

Scope and Contents

Vol. 3 no. 19.
Box 13, Folder 1

Muhammad Speaks 1968-07-05

Box 13, Folder 2

Pace 1968-09

Box 13, Folder 3

La Raza 1967-1970

Scope and Contents

Vol. 1 nos. 3, 16; vol. 2 no. 1; La Raza Yearbook, September 1968; special "Ruben Salazar Murdered."
Box 13, Folder 4

La Vida Nueva [East Los Angeles College] 1969-05-28

Box 13, Folder 5

West Magazine 1968-12-08

Box 14

BOCA Magazine 1999 October-November

Box 14

Borinquen East Los Angeles News 1964-02

Box 14

Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation program 1990

Box 14

Daily News 1998-07-16

Box 14

Eastside Journal 1968-07-25

Box 14

The Los Angeles Mexican American Sun 1994-11-10

Box 14

Los Angeles Times pages 1966-2000

Scope and Contents

Selected issues and clippings with articles related to Mexican Americans.
Box 14

El Popo Special Issue [San Fernando Valley State] undated

Scope and Contents

Volume 2, number 2.
Box 14

Star-Free Press [Ventura, CA] 1967-09-23

Box 14

The Sun pages 1963-11-28

Box 14

Union Hispana 2001-01-19

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian.
Box 14

University of Southern California Chronicle 1997-01-27

Box 14

Vecinos del Valle 1997 October 09

Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian.
Box 14

West Magazine 1966-09-18

Scope and Contents

Includes article "Mexican Americans in Upheaval" by Jose Antonio Villareal.
Box 14

West Magazine 1967-07-23

Scope and Contents

Includes article on Julian Nava: "The Importance of Being Nava."