You are here

Peek in the Stacks

Billy Ballot says: "Everybody in the community loses under state enforced compulsory open-shop laws!" "Right-to-work" pamphlet published by the Active Ballot Club, an organization sponsored by the Retail Clerks International Association.

The Retail Clerks Union Local 770 Scrapbook Collection explores the organization's activities beginning in 1942 through 1959. Local 770 worked to secure rights, negotiate wages, resolve contract disagreements for California-based retail employees and actively supported women’s rights, fair pay for minorities, labor legislation, and general employment concerns of the surrounding community...

Read more. . .
Phrenology chart in Matrimony: Or Phrenology and Physiology Applied to the Selection of Congenial Companions for Life: Including Directions to the Married for Living Together Affectionately and Happily, HQ31 .F775 1875

Pseudoscience consists of a body of knowledge presented as being derived from scientific experiments and methods while simultaneously failing to present evidence of its veracity. Belief in various pseudoscientific ideas has been widespread in different historical periods, and even in the present day. The 19th century in particular saw a flourishing of pseudoscientific ideas, including spiritualist ideas ...

Read more. . .
Come together logo

California State University of Northridge (CSUN), a very diverse university, developed some of the very first ethnic studies courses in the nation and has the one of the largest ethnic studies programs in the CSU system. Although many students and faculty today appreciate the required ...

Read more. . .
Snapshot of Mimi Melnick

The Mimi Melnick Collection documents Mimi Melnick's personal and professional life, most significantly her influence over the emergence of jazz as a legitimate area of academic study and her role in the development and promotion of jazz in the Los Angeles area between 1958 ...

Read more. . .