HIST 270 Resources

Latina/o History Primary Sources

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News / Newspaper Sources

Chicago Defender (African-American Newspaper) 1910-1975
Cleveland Plain Dealer (1845-1991)
Ethnic Newswatch (contains hispanic newpapers and magazines, 1990-current)
Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980) (~ 80% Spanish / 20% English)
Los Angeles Times Historical (1881-1987)
New York Times Historical (1851-2007)

Digital Collections on the Web

Latin American Pamphlet Digital Collection (Harvard University)
Hispano Music and Culture of the Northern Rio Grande (Library of Congress)
Bracero History Archive includes oral histories (Center for History & New Media)
Experiencing War: Hispanics in Service interviews with veterans (Library of Congress)
California Gold: Folk Music from 1930s California (Library of Congress)
Tejano Voices: Oral histories (University of Texas at Arlington)
Study of the spanish-speaking people of Texas 1949 photograph collection (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
Cuban Heritage Digital Collections (University of Miami)
Latino Artists - Archives of American Art (Smithsonian)
VOCES: hispanic veterans oral histories (University of Texas at Austin)

Library Databases With Primary Source Material

American Periodicals (1740-1900)

Lexis-Nexis Academic
   Contains federal and state court cases dating back to early 1800s
American History in Video
   Newsreel footage and archival footage in documentary films

Readers' Guide Retrospective

  Index to popular magazines (1890-1992)

More Primary Source Databases

Library Databases for Secondary Sources

Chicano Database
America: History and Life
HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)

Last updated:
September 19, 2013