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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 […]

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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 […]

Bi-Weekly Round Up September 24: Apartheid

Michigan State University Libraries’ Africana collection is one of the largest in the United States. There will be an open house in the special collections area in the MSU Main Library on September 26 for the African American History and Culture materials and on September 28 there will be an open house for the African […]

Bi-Weekly Round Up July 16: The LGBTQIA+ Movement

As Pride Month (June) has come to an end, the opportunity to reflect on this year’s events and activism reminds us how far the movement has come and where it still has to go. This week’s weekly roundup is dedicated to providing resources regarding the LGBTQIA+ (stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, […]

New Collections Added to SiRO in October 2017

Studies in Radicalism Online added two new collections in October 2017, bringing the total number of federated items to 67,233. The University of Michigan’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection The University of Michigan’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection “document[s] the history of social protest movements and marginalized political communities from the 19th century to the present.” Digital items from […]