Michigan State University
U.S. Department of Labor Honors Chavez
April 01, 2010 - 10:10:34 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

4th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Citizens March
March 25, 2010 - 2:26:49 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

March 27, 2010


Fourth Annual Flint Cesar Chavez March

11am: "The Life of Cesar Chavez" performed by the Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil in the Kiva Theatre

Noon: Cesar Chavez March down Chavez Drive followed by a reception and lunch

Keynote Speaker: Jane Garcia, US Census Bureau

The Hispanic Latino Collaborative of Genesee County proudly presents a Citizens March to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Cesar E. Chavez scheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010 at noon. The walk will commence at U of M Flint's Harding Mott University...

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Check out LexisNexis Statistical Datasets
March 22, 2010 - 5:19:14 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Uncategorized

LexisNexis Statistical DataSets is a powerful interdisciplinary database that assembles statistical information from government and private sources in one single interface. It aggregates over 590 licensed and public domain datasets provided by over 50 sources and makes 14 billion data points accessible. Researchers are able to manipulate datasets, make comparisons, chart trends over time and spatially represent data without having to use additional software programs. It includes data on economic indicators, bankruptcies, consumer credit, mortgage, labor, population, prices, and more. Check...

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Cesar E. Chavez Quiz Bowl at Merrill Park Elementary School
March 22, 2010 - 3:02:25 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

The Merrill Park Elementary School is having its annual 5th grade Cesar E. Chavez Quiz Bowl Competition on April 30, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Merrill Park Elementary School teacher Rebecca Sanchez coordinates the event between a 4-5 student Merrill Park team and a 4-5 student team from a competing elementary school in the Saginaw school district.

Students study aspects of Cesar E. Chavez's life and the work of the UFW.

2nd Annual Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
March 22, 2010 - 12:51:56 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

WHEN: March 31st, 2010 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM

WHERE: Barack Obama Room

Holden Hall Basement East Lansing, MI 48824


Be part of this National Service Learning Initiative


Sponsor Code: msucamp

Or Contact: marti967@msu.edu


If you are at least 17* years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and are in good general health, you may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your donor card or positive identification with you when you come to donate. *In some states, 16-year-...

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Mexican Feature Films
March 12, 2010 - 12:07:38 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: Unique Acquisitions

The Chavez Collection received a donation of Mexican feature films from Lansing resident and area business owner Juan Beltran. To access most of these film titles do a subject search in the MSU Libraries catalog using the following subject phrases: motion pictures mexican or motion pictures mexico

LexisNexis Academic has a new interface
March 05, 2010 - 4:51:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Business Library News   Categories: Database Updates, Library News

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New Exhibit in Chavez Collection Case
March 05, 2010 - 10:22:01 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Exhibits, programs, etc.

A new exhibit on Chicana/os and Latina/os in the mystery genre is currently on display. The display includes works by mystery authors Alex Abella, Max Apodaca, Rodolfo Anaya, Lucha Corpi, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Rolando Hinojosa, Michael Nava, Manuel Ramos and others.

Also included are works on Michigan’s first Chicano sleuths: Elmore Leonard’s Sgt. Raymond Cruz of the Detroit Homicide Division in City Primeval and Doug Allyn’s tough Detroit cop Lupe Garcia in The Cheerio Killings and Motown Underground. For other Midwest Chicano and Latino sleuths, contact Diana Rivera at dianar@...

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Recent Acquisitions Winter 2010-2
March 04, 2010 - 12:28:25 pm (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.
Recent Additions to the
Cesar E. Chavez Collection
Select titles from the Latino Collection
In the Special Collections Library
At the Michigan State University Libraries
Winter 2010-2


Ramos, Jorge. Lo Que Vi : Experiencias De Un Periodista Alrededor Del Mundo. 1. ed. New York, NY: Rayo, 2006
PN4973.R36 A3 2006

Mexican television journalists Jorge Ramos.


Zamora, Emilio. Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas : Mexican Workers and Job Politics During World War II. Rio Grande/Río Bravo. 1st ed. College Station: Texas A&M University... Continue reading "Recent Acquisitions Winter 2010-2"...

Manuscript collections added
March 04, 2010 - 11:43:37 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Unique Acquisitions

Check the Online catalog for the following manuscript collections recently added to the José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections in Special Collections.

The Paulo Gordillo Papers http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b7140718~S23a

The Andrés G. Guerrero, PhD Papers


The David Khilji Papers http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b7140717~S23a

The Gumecindo Salas, PhD Papers


Other collections previously added include:

The Maria...

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