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Register of the Juan Lechin Oquendo papers
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The papers provide an overview of the life and career of a prominent Bolivian trade unionist and politician, Juan Lechín Oquendo who served as head of the powerful Central Obrera Boliviana for 35 years (1952-1987), and was vice president of Bolivia from 1960-1964. Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, studies, copies of government documents and trade union records, printed matter, sound recordings of interviews, photographs, and memorabilia in the papers relate to miners' unions in Bolivia and the Central Obrera Boliviana, the Bolivian revolution of 1952, as well as subsequent political and economic developments in Bolivia.
21 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (8.8 linear feet)
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Box 23 restricted. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.