The Jorge and Irene Garcia Collection


California State University, Channel Islands
John Spoor Broome Library
U.S. immigrant experience, U.S. and Canadian labor immigrant movements, Civil rights in the United States, Chicano Movement in the U.S., Capitalism, U.S. Expansionism, Labor, Segregation, Communism, Socialism, Marxism, Mexico, Cuba, China, Soviet Union, Vatican, British Empire, Puerto Rico, Poland, Korea, Hollywood, Wall Street, Czechoslovakia, South America, Central America, Yugoslavia, Africa, Israel, La Raza, Cesar Chavez, JM Keynes, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung or Chairman Mao).
Professor Jorge Garcia and his wife, Irene donated over 3,000 items from their personal collection of Chicano/a items to CSUCI in 2009. The archival portion of the printed and digital institutional materials focuses on an assortment of self-published political, social, economic, and religious issues and subjects, many written within a socialist or communist ideology. It is a fascinating array of documentation from all eras, examining dissenting and disenfranchised groups from all over the world. The collection includes: ▪pamplets ▪booklets ▪journals
Dates covered:
English and Spanish
Collection Size:
50 feet
Citation Sample:
The Jorge and Irene Garcia Collection, California State University Channel Islands Archives
Collection policy:
Generally unrestricted; no scanning allowed; digital camera allowed with applicable copyright restrictions; appointment recommended