Skip to main content

Midwest Council of La Raza Records

 Fonds
Identifier: MCL

Scope and Content

Office files including committee minutes and correspondence; financial records such as receipts, check stubs, accounts of program expenditures, fundraising proposals, and fundraising information; subject files on demographics, labor conditions of migrant workers, immigration, bilingual education, and other topics; La Raza news releases, clippings, and scrapbooks; correspondence and clippings from the Groundskeepers Rights Association, University of Notre Dame, 1977-1979; and files of the Midwest Hispanic Catholic Commission's study of the historical development of Hispanic Catholics in the United States.

Dates

  • 1965-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

In English and Spanish .

Background

Advocacy agency for Spanish-speaking migrant workers in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. It was established in 1970 as part of the Institute for Urban Studies, University of Notre Dame. Directors were Olga Villa, 1970-1971 and Ricardo Para, 1971- .

Extent

111 linear feet.

Title
Midwest Council of La Raza Records
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2017
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448