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Primary Sources

This guide will help you learn the difference between primary and secondary sources in various subject areas and provides resources for locating primary sources, both in the library and on the open web.

Chicano and Latin American History Resources

Radio Bilingue A selection of programs from Línea Abierta, the first and only national live talk and call-in program in public broadcasting interconnecting Spanish-speaking audiences and newsmakers throughout the United States and Mexico.

California collections

La Voz de Aztlan A supplement to Fresno State's Daily Collegian (1969-1988) that serves as a lens into the social and historical events that are relevant to or informed by the campus Chicano experience.

StoryCorps interviews Oral histories of ten Latino residents of the San Joaquin Valley, produced by the Henry Madden Library and StoryCorps.

CI Chicana/o Studies Digital collections from CSU Channel Islands tracing the historical, cultural, social, and political experiences of Chicanos.

Latina(o) Cultural Heritage Archives Photographs and documents held at Cal State Northridge that capture the history of Latino and Chicana/o people and culture in Southern California.

Chicano Oral History Project Oral histories capturing Chicana/o activists’ involvement in and contributions to the Mexican American civil rights movement in Sacramento from 1965 through 1980.

Inland Empire Hispanic News Newspaper founded in 1987 by Graciano Gomez and published between twice and four times a month until 2010.

Carmen Sandoval Fernandez Collection Posters, broadsides, and advertisements related to the Chicano movement, from the 1970s and 1980s.