Yale University Libraries. Latinx Studies: Oral Histories

At this site are: 1) Bracero History Archive – The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program, a guest worker initiative that spanned the years 1942-1964. Millions of Mexican agricultural workers crossed the border under the program to work in more than half of the states in America; 2) Hispanic Communities Documentation Project (Brooklyn Historical Society) Over fifty interviews were conducted to document the experiences of Brooklyn residents who arrived from Puerto Rico, Panama, Ecuador, and several other Central and South American nations in the latter half of the twentieth century. This collection includes recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted between 1988 and 1989; 3) Latino Arts and Culture Oral History Project (Institute for Latino Studies, Notre Dame) More than 100 interviews have been recorded with Latino leaders, writers, poets, artists, scholars, and Notre Dame Alumni, with a particular emphasis on the Midwestern United States.