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Porfirio Diaz biographies and other Spanish language pamphlets

Identifier: SPC-1900-004
Scope and Contents The Porfirio Diaz biographies and other Spanish language pamphlets (1824-1956) contains 1 box of Spanish language pamphlets published mostly in Mexico. This collection includes several biographies of Mexican President Porfirio Diaz. Also included is a 1826 pamphlet entitled “Proyecto Reclamentario de Policia para la Cuidad de Bolivarm"; a pamphlet on the Spanish in America published in Buenos Aires; an 1880s newspaper entitled “El Cancionero Popular”; an 1840 essay on Monsenor J. Fortunato...
Dates: 1824-1956

Documenting COVID-19 in Southern Los Angeles County Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-018
Overview This collection documents the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by California State University, Dominguez Hills and Southern Los Angeles County community members. This collection includes student diaries, essays, letters, blogs, digital photographs, videos, local periodicals, and artworks. All materials in this collection are born-digital items, except for two boxes of Daily Breeze newspaper articles which are restricted to on-site use only. Material in this...
Dates: circa February 2020-May 2021

Ophelia Martinez Family Album

Identifier: SPC-2019-012
Overview This collection contains 64 black-and-white photographs, and newspaper clippings mostly featuring Ophelia Martinez and possibly images of her friends and family. Some images were taken in Mexico. Other family names notated in the images include: Sanchez, Lopez, Huerta, and Montana.
Dates: 1910-1960

Mexican-American War Correspondence and Ephemera

Identifier: SPC-2018-033
Overview This collection contains letters written during the Mexican-American War which took place from 1846-1848; as well as other ephemera such as receipts, expenses, and an invoice belonging to a ship captain who transported goods during the War.
Dates: 1847-1848; 1855; 1860; undated

Mexico Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: SPC-2019-002
Overview This collection contains one photograph album with approximately 91 black-and-white photographs taken in Mexico. Images in this collection feature views of mountains; the countryside; rivers; trains; villages; mines; homes and gardens; churches; street scenes; horse-drawn carriages; and others. Locations featured in this album include: Felipe, Hondo, Durango, Guadalajara, and others.
Dates: circa early 1900's

Mob Violence in America, 1839-1892 [Schwendemann Manuscript],

Identifier: SPC-2008-002
Overview A compilation of primary source accounts of mob violence (lynchings and murder) of “Whites” and “Blacks” in the United States from the 1840s to 1890s. Intended as the basis of a manuscript, the material was researched and compiled by Glen Schwendemann.
Dates: 1839-1892

Jose Guadalupe Posada Broadsides and Booklets

Identifier: SPC-2019-028
Overview This collection contains eighteen broadsides and two booklets illustrated by Jose Guadalupe Posada, as well as a flyer illustrated in a similar style to that of Posada. All of the broadsides- published by the press of Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, are satirical in nature and contain images of calaveras, or skulls.
Dates: circa early 1900s;1905-1919; 1982; undated

Babette Neugass Saunders Photograph Album

Identifier: SPC-2020-033
Overview This collection contains one photograph album "From Babette Neugass to Elsie Harrison, with her promise to write, San Francisco January Nineteenth 1914..." and features images mostly of California and the American West. Other images are taken in Mexico, New Orleans, New York City, British Columbia, Utah, Arizona, and Wales. This album contains a mixture of photographs and postcards that feature images of mining towns; Chinatown in San Francisco; Muir Woods; Yosemite; Babette's first apartment...
Dates: 1849, 1888, 1906, 1907, 1913-1915; undated