Raul Salinas Papers
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Sometimes called the "grandfather of Chicano poetry," Ricardo Sánchez was a professor of creative writing and Chicano studies at Washington State University from 1991 until his death in 1995. He was born March 29, 1941 in El Paso, TX and raised in a neighborhood called "El barrio del diabolo." After serving in the U.S. Army he was convicted of armed robbery and sent to prison. In 1969, he received a Ford Foundation sponsorship as a Frederick Douglass Fellow in Journalism and in 1970 was employed...
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director. José Limón (1908-1972) was director of the José Limón Dance Company. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1927]-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122580580 ...
The American Indian Movement (AIM) is an American Indian advocacy group in the United States, founded in July 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota....
Folklorist, teacher, author, activist. Born Brownsville, Texas (1915), died Austin, Texas (1999). Educated University of Texas at Austin (PhD., 1956). Scholar of Mexican-American folklore and music; Professor of English and Anthropology, University of Texas; initiated folklore center, organized Mexican American Studies program at University; author of fiction and poetry. From the description of Américo Paredes papers, 1886-1999 (bulk 1931-1999). (University of Texas Libraries). Worl...
Epithet: Fr; Missionary in China British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0003d2 ...
José Angel Gutierrez was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Crystal City, Texas. An activist, educator, organizer, and lawyer, Gutierrez co-founded the La Raza Unida Party and played many leadership roles in the early Chicano civil rights movement. He served as President of the Crystal City Independent School District Board in the early 1970s and as a County Judge for Zavala County, Tex. (1975-1980). In the 1980s, Gutierrez pursued a teaching career and moved to Oregon where he taught at Colegio Cesar Chav...
Poet, Chicano activist, and teacher. Born Alberto Baltazar Urista in Mexico City on August 8, 1947; moved to California as a child. Adopted his pseudonym, Alurista, and began to publish poetry in the late 1960s. Known for mixing Spanish and English in his work. Involved in Chicano student movements and in organizing festivals to promote the work of Hispanic writers. From the description of Alurista papers, 1968-1979. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22717658 ...
Mexican-American artists; Calif.; founded Royal Chicano Air Force, a group working primarily as muralists. From the description of José and Malaquias Montoya interviews, 1988 Feb. 28 - June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220176898 José Montoya (1932- ) is a Mexican-American poet and artist in Sacramento, Calif. Malaquias Montoya (1938- ) is a Mexican-American artist in Oakland, Calif. He and his brother José founded Royal Chicano Air Force, a g...
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto taught in the Dept. of Romance Languages and Literature of the University of Washington from 1970 until 1976. He was an instructor of Chicano culture and history. During this time Ybarra-Frausto was actively involved in proposals for a Chicano studies program at the university. Outside of the university he also dedicated himself to establishing and supporting programs which helped Chicanos to build a healthy identity, to gain access to good education and job training, and u...
Stan Steiner was born on January 1, 1925, son of Bernard and Regina Storch Steiner of Brooklyn. After attending the University of Wisconsin for a year, Steiner hitchhiked West from New York in 1945 and began a forty year love affair with the people and places of the American West. The center of his personal and working life until his death was the reevaluation of the history of the West from a Western perspective. This took the form of his many books, from his earliest The Last Horse (1961) to t...
Salinas was born in San Antonio, Texas, on March 17, 1934, and moved to Los Angeles in 1956. Over the span of the next 15 years Salinas spent 11 years in jail. His prison years were prolific writing years, and he was released early (1972) to become a student at the University of Washington. Salinas' involvement with various political movements has earned him an international reputation as an eloquent spokesperson for justice, and his poetry and other writings reflect this concern, as well as the...
Chicano poet. Committed to social change and justice, Herrera's work resists traditional categorization. His most recent writings can best be described as postmodern expressionism that incorporates elements from drama, music, and the visual arts. From the description of Juan Felipe Herrera papers, 1974-2011. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 659288312 Biography Juan Felipe Herrera is the son of Mexican migrant workers and is...
Chilean novelist, poet, and critic. Until the 1973 coup he served as cultural attache with the Chilean embassy in Washington. He then taught at Stanford until his retirement in 1987, with continuing status as Professor Emeritus. From the description of Fernando Alegría papers, 1924-2000 (1940-1998). (Stanford University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 462019072 ...
BIOGRAPHY Raul / Roy / "Tapon" Salinas was born in San Antonio, Texas on March 17, 1934. He was raised in Austin, Texas from 1936 to 1956, when he moved to Los Angeles. In 1957 he was sentenced to prison in Soledad State Prison in California. Over the span of the next 15 years, Salinas spent eleven years behind the walls of state and federal penitentiaries. It was during his incarceration in some of the nation's most brutal prison systems tha...