Since 1958 the Society has been actively engaged in seeking to preserve the papers, photographs, maps, artworks, publications, and artifacts which document the history of Minnesota's peoples of color. Listed below are a few examples of the manuscript resources available to those wishing to study the history of Hispanics in our state.
Gómez-Bethke Papers (1977-90).
Contain records of Centro Legal, Hispanos en Minnesota, and Centro Cultural Chicano, among other organizations
J. Hernández (1959-74 ).
Teacher and counselor in St. Paul
- Frank Rodríguez (1979-83). State representative
Include newsletters from Associacion de Bolivianos en Minnesota
M. Vega (1979-86).
The first Hispanic person elected to the Minnesota legislature
of United Latin American Citizens (1959-68).
Cultural and social organization serving Hispanic citizens of St. Paul
Mexican American Community in St. Paul Collections (1918-1977).
Includes information on numerous Hispanic organizations and individuals. [Collected by the Minnesota Historical Society's Mexican American Project.]
Independence Celebration Committee (1941-75).
Annual celebration in St. Paul of Mexico's Independence day
House Association Records (1903-88).
An organization from St. Paul's West Side
Lady of Guadalupe Parish Credit Union (1948-55).
Organized for members of a St. Paul Mexican-American parish
Mutua Benéfica Recreativa Anahuac, St. Paul (1936-59).
Mexican-American social, recreational and mutual benefit society