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Du Bois Papers Collection (Speeches)

Du Bois Papers Collection (Speeches)

W.E.B DuBois was a scholar, writer, editor of The Crisis and other journals, co-founder of the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, and the Pan African Congresses, international spokesperson for peace and for the rights of oppressed minorities. The Du Bois Papers Collection (Speeches) on SiRO is a part of the W.E.B Dubois Papers collection from the […]

Densho collection featured on SiRO!

Densho collection featured on SiRO!

The Densho collection features objects relating to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during the WW II. The collection includes testimony of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, in the form of first hand video accounts, images, documents and news articles. “Densho,” is a Japanese word that means ‘to pass on to the next generation.’ Densho is […]

New Collection: Ted Sahl Collection

New Collection: Ted Sahl Collection

The Ted Sahl Collection is a selection of 1091 photographs from the original digital collection housed in San Jose State University Special Collections and Archives . Ted Sahl is an award winning photojournalist from San Jose who has documented social and political events in the Bay area since 1970s*. He is known for his engagement […]

New Collection: Radical America

New Collection: Radical America

SiRO just added a new collection- Radical America, 1967-1999, a political magazine by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) founded in 1967. The content of the magazine spanned across themes of working -class radicalism, feminism, racism, marxism etc. The magazine initially served as an unofficial journal of the SDS and was edited by historians Paul […]

From the NARP Newsletter, MSU Libraries

Bi-Weekly Round Up November 5: The American Indian Movement (AIM)

In honor of November being American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, this week’s post will be focusing on the history of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Although activism in the American Indian community had been occurring before the establishment of AIM, the movement gained significant attention and was instrumental in using the news media to […]

From the MSU Libraries MICHILAC Collection

Bi-Weekly Round Up October 22: The Chicano Movement

The Chicano Movement of the 1960s, also known as El Movimento or the Chicano civil rights movement, extended the Mexican American movement with the goal of achieving Mexican American empowerment. Originally a deragatory term for referring to children with Mexican migrant parents, the term was embraced as a symbol of self-determination and pride. Famous figures like Dolores […]