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.
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.
Genaro Garcia Photograph Collection (Primary Sources)
Photographs and other images, mostly from the 19th century, of people and scenes in Mexico.
Slavery in Colombia Collection (Primary Sources)
Edicts and other historical manuscripts documenting slavery, manumission, and related subjects in Colombia.
Mexican Political Propaganda Collection (Primary Sources)
Printed ephemera , some of which are illustrated, mostly discussing topics related to the Mexican Revolution.