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Matt Garcia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1096
Abstract The collection consists of research, writing, and teaching materials created by author, educator, and historian Matthew J. Garcia. The materials document Dr. Garcia’s work on topics related to agriculture, labor, food, immigration, ethnicity, and popular culture in California. Primary subjects of interest include the citrus industry and Mexican-American laborers in Southern California, especially the Farm Labor movement under Cesar Chavez. The collection is comprised of research materials, oral...
Dates: 1883-2016 and undated

Social Movements Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1031
Abstract This collection is made up of materials from multiple social movements throughout the 20th century. Especially in the 1960s, a boom of social movements erupted across the globe and in the United States formed by groups of people feeling frustrated with the continued oppression and lack of recognition throughout the course of history. There are materials from the Black civil rights movement, Chicano Movement, the United Farm Workers, the Young Lords movement, and surrounding the events of the...
Dates: 1938-2018