The Panel of Americans

CSRC archives specialist Doug Johnson examines the Panel of Americans, a program founded by the UCLA University Religious Conference in 1942, which included students of different ethnic and religious backgrounds that would travel to communities throughout California to deliver talks and take questions on diversity and tolerance.

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Notes from Archiving the Trail of Dreams

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.

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