La Guardia was a U.S. Latine-ran newspaper that provides information on political and social issues affecting the Mexican American and Puerto Rican communities in Milwaukee.
Violetas del Anáhuac (Primary Sources)
Violetas del Anáhuac was a feminist weekly that emerged during the government of Mexican President Porfirio Díaz. Supporting Positivism, the weekly advocated for the instruction of women to promote “progress” and motherhood.
Shankleville Community Oral History Collection (Primary Sources)
The Shankleville Community Oral History Collection contains photographs, documentation, select interview transcriptions, and 11 oral history interviews conducted by Lareatha H. Clay, founding member of the Shankleville Historical Society, and Dan K. Utley. Shankleville, Texas, is an historic freedom colony located in northcentral Newton County in east Texas.
A Hemisphere of Knowledge: A Benson Centennial Exhibition (Exhibition)
To mark the Benson’s centennial, this exhibition looks at knowledge production from different communities in the Americas. Special attention is paid to community stories, craftwork, harvest and subsistence, medicine, and flora and fauna.
Broadsides and Circulars from the Genaro García Collection (Primary Sources)
Broadsides and circulars that relate primarily to the history and politics in Mexico, particularly the Mexican War of Independence (1810-1821) and the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920).
Prensa Obrera Collection (Primary Sources)
Collection of Mexican satiric penny press publications for workers, many of which were illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada.
Bureaucracy on the Ground in Colonial Mexico: A Window into the Visita of 1765 (Exhibition)
This exhibition explores the localized consequences of the royal inspection, or visita general, administered by José de Gálvez in New Spain from 1765-1771.
Genaro Garcia Manuscripts Collection (Primary Sources)
Manuscripts and archives acquired by Genaro García, Mexican historian, educator, lawyer, politician, and bibliophile, relating primarily to the history, politics, and culture of Mexico from the 16th-20th centuries, including archives of prominent Mexican political figures.
Catholic Church in Mexico Collection (Primary Sources)
Materials documenting activities of the Catholic Church in Mexico from 1580-1890, including original official documents and transcripts.
Guillermo Dupaix Papers (Primary Sources)
Personal archives of Guillermo Dupaix, military captain and pioneer archaeologist, including correspondence, literary productions, and official documents concerning his archaeological expeditions in Mexico.