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Finding Aid for the Devra Weber Papers 1960s-1970s
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Description
The collection consists of newspapers, correspondence, flyers, and magazines collected by Devra Weber from the 1960's to the 1970's. The material primarily pertains to the Chicano Moratorium, Ruben Salazar, the Labor Movement, the Chicana/o Movement, women's issues, education, prisons, and politics of the period.



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Background
Devra Weber is currently an Associate Professor in the History Department for the University of California, Riverside. She teaches the history of U.S. frontiers, U.S. labor history, oral history, and the history of California. Weber began her academic career at the University of Wisconsin and eventually earned her Masters degree and PhD at UCLA. Her topics of interest and research include United States West and United States labor history, with an emphasis on Mexican women, Mexicano/Chicano workers and immigration, and oral history. Weber has published numerous articles and books, including "Dark Sweet, White God: California Cotton" and "Farmworkers and the New Deal." Furthermore, Weber has worked in documentary films and as a photographer, while remaining an active member of the Los Angeles community. She has served as a member of the board of One Stop Immigration and Education Center, the Los Angeles Museum of Art, History and Culture, and is currently a member of the board of the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles. She is also an advisor of the Frente Indigena Oaxquena Binacional (Binational Indigenous Front of Oaxaca).
Extent
Approx. 5 linear feet
Restrictions
For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.