Colorado State University-Pueblo's University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is a part of the University Library. Its mission is to collect, preserve and make accessible materials that document the University’s history and Southern Colorado’s ethnic heritage and diversity.

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  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Trujillo, Freddie "Freak"Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-01
    Freddie “Freak” Trujillo discusses his association with La Cucaracha, an alternative Pueblo, Colorado newspaper. In a lively interview, Trujillo tells his story of how, as a young man from Trinidad, Colorado, he encountered ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Gutierrez, Lola AtencioOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-13
    An important part of the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha was the controversial and politically charged cartoon strip El Chito. El Chito’s creator Lola Gutierrez, in an interview by José Antonio Ortega, reminds ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Martinez, Rita J.Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Rita J. Martinez, a prominent Chicana activist in Pueblo, Colorado, relates her experiences working on the alternative Pueblo, Colorado newspaper La Cucaracha. A native Puebloan, Martinez describes how she and other ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Ortega, Jose EstebanOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-04-06
    Jose Esteban Ortega discusses his work with the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha in this interview with nephew Jose A. Ortega. Jose Esteban Ortega fought systemic racism throughout his life, as a student with ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Juan; Espinosa, Deborah; Martinez, David; Ortega, Jose Esteban; Martinez, Rita J.; Trujillo, Freddie "Freak"; Mora, PabloOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-06-03
    In this interview conducted by José A. Ortega, seven founding members of the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha talk about how they created one of the most long-lasting as well as successful publications to come ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Martinez, DavidOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    David Martinez reflects on his work with the Pueblo, Colorado alternative newspaper La Cucaracha, his involvement with the Chicano Movement and related topics. Martinez also discusses his upbringing in Denver, Colorado ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Deborah K.Ortega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Deborah K. Espinosa discusses her experiences as a co-founder of La Cucaracha, an alternative Pueblo Chicano newspaper. She discusses her life from early childhood to adulthood, and her role on the newspaper. She offered ...
  • Oral history of La Cucaracha 

    Contributor:Espinosa, JuanOrtega, Jose A.;
    Date Recorded:2016-05-21
    Juan Espinosa, a columnist and editor at the Pueblo Chieftain for 22 years, details his work with the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha. Espinosa tells the story of how, after returning from the Vietnam War, he ...
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Martinez, Rita J.Mora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Espinosa, Deborah K.Mora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Oral history relating to Columbus Day protests 

    Contributor:Espinosa, JuanMora, Pablo;
    Date Created:2014-03-04
  • Juan Federico "Freddie Freak" Trujillo Oral History and 16 mm film excerpt # 2 

    Contributor:Trujillo, Juan Federico "Freddie Freak"; Soto, Ruth
    Date:1970?-1979
    Juan Federico "Freddie Freak" Trujillo discussing his introduction to the Chicano Movement on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, CO.
  • Juan Federico "Freddie Freak" Trujillo Oral History and 16 mm film excerpt # 1 

    Contributor:Soto, Ruth; Trujillo, Juan Federico "Freddie Freak"
    Date:1970?-1979?
    Juan Federico "Freddie Freak" Trujillo discussing his introduction to the Chicano Movement on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, CO.
  • Tsanti - 1943 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1943
  • Tsanti - 1942 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1942
  • Tsanti - 1941 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1941
  • Tsanti - 1940 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1940
  • Tsanti - 1939 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1939
  • Tsanti - 1938 

    Contributor:Pueblo Junior College (Colo.)
    Date:1938
  • The Chicano Wars, The Advent of the Chicano Movement in Pueblo, Colorado 

    Contributor:Marquez, David
    Date:1983
    Manuscript detailing the development and growth of the Chicano Movement in Pueblo, CO.

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