Handbook of the Supreme Council of the Mexican-American Movement, circa 1945. This organization, whose theme was "Progress Through Education," was created in 1945 to "improve, social, educational, economic, and spiritual conditions among Mexican-Americans and Mexican people living in the United States of America". The organization had its roots in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Supreme Council of the Mexican-American Movement Papers. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

The purpose of the "Subversive Activities in America First Committee" report, prepared by the Americanism Committee of the American Legion, 17th District, California, was to describe the results of the investigation into suspicions that the America First organization had been infiltrated by Nazi sympathizers and/or agents. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

Elect Dr. Julian Nava handout. In 1966 a coalition was formed with its goal the election of the first Mexican-American to the Los Angeles Board of Education. This handbill from the 1967 election gives Nava's platform as well as the names of those individuals and organizations that supported him. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

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On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

This flyer was distributed by the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee's (AWOC) national director, C. Al Green, and the Conferación Revolucionaria de Obreros y Campesinos (CROC) to alert Mexican agricultural workers working legally in the United States that they have the right to Social Security, unemployment insurance, and a minimum wage, and that they should register with the Farm Labor Sector, September 18, 1965. Max Mont Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

Mexican/American Border... kinda cool

The term Hispanic or Latino, refers to Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. On the 2010 Census form, people of Spanish, Hispanic and/or Latino origin could identify themselves as Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or "another Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin."

Great African-American Men in America's History vol I: reconizing excellence in the Afro-American Culture by Mr Henry Harrison Epps Jr,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1477626301/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_i0OKsb03KA1Z1KCE

Lupe Velez , Mexican American actress from the 1930's

Mexican-American couple, Los Angeles- 1943

Front page of the Daily Sundial, "The Rising Cost of Education," September 21, 1971. Pictured are caricatures of political leaders and campus administrators. A student appears to be being crushed under the weight of bureaucrats and education costs, while Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and President Cleary look on.

Wrestler postcard....

Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin.

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Mexican Folk Dance ~ by tojygeorge, via Flickr

Catrina with nice detail.

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