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Cover, Suddenly a Giant: A History of California State University, Northridge

In 1988, CSUN professor John Broesamle reluctantly accepted a commission to deliver a “real history” of the campus at the urging of then-Library Dean Norman Tanis. Broesamle’s initial apprehension to accept the offer stemmed from CSUN's relatively short life (in historical terms) of three decades...

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Political slogans on the walls of destroyed buildings, Berlín, 1983

The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center holds the archives of the Richard Cross Photographic Collection. Twelve thousand of those images are being made available on the Oviatt Library Digital Collections website. Unlike many of the photographic collections in the Bradley Center, the Cross images are not geographically confined to Southern California. Nevertheless, the Cross Collection does have ...

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Cover, Food and Justice magazine, 1987

The Millie Moser Smith Papers contain materials related to the National Farm Workers Ministry and other organizations supporting farm workers. A portion of the collection was digitized as part of the Latina(o) Cultural Heritage Archives. Mildred “Millie” Alice Ross Moser Smith was born in Iowa on August 11, 1919, and relocated to California after graduating from the University of Iowa with a teaching certificate...

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Portrait of Antonio Regalado Calvo, ca. 1920s

In our personal lives, important documents are often kept private and tucked away.  When studying immigration and family life, it is helpful to move beyond the readily available rhetoric and look at primary sources. The Antonio and Luz Mendez Calvo family Collection, which has been digitized as part of the Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives, offers that opportunity...

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