January 31, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
Gabriela Rodriguez-Gomez discusses her research into three CSRC collections: the Nancy Tovar Murals of East L.A. Collection and the CARA (Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation) Records, Parts I and II. Rodriguez-Gomez, a Chicana artist and PhD candidate in Chicana/o studies at UCLA, used the research for the completion of her master’s thesis. Her work was supported in part by a CSRC research grant, with funds provided through the Institute of American Cultures.
June 26, 2019.Reading time 19 minutes.
Rafael R. Solórzano, soon to be an assistant professor at Cal State LA, reflects on the research he undertook to document the Trail of Dreams and the challenges of archiving twenty-first-century social movements. This research was funded in part by a grant from the CSRC/IAC (Tamar Diana Wilson Fund) and Emory University’s James Weldon Johnson Institute fellowship.
March 1, 2019.Reading time 16 minutes.
Over 25,000 never-before-seen images were recently digitized and described by the CSRC, which were made available on two digital platforms. Former CSRC research assistant Michael Aguilar discusses the research that drove this project.
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