Rogelio Agrasánchez, Jr. of Harlingen, Texas is a collector of Mexican movie materials and an expert on vintage cine mexicano materials. He is the owner and curator of the Agrasánchez Film Archive in Harlingen, the world’s largest private collection of its kind. The Agrasánchez Film Archive’s holdings include movies, posters, lobby cards, and still photographs originally produced and distributed by major...Read More
The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) is a digital archive of recordings and texts in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America. Access to AILLA and its resources is always free of charge. Most of the resources in the collection are available to the public, but some have special access restrictions.
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George Lister, once called "Mr. Human Rights" by historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. served as a diplomat at the U.S. Department of State for more than 60 years, from 1941 to 2003. "To our hopeless cause!" was Lister's spirited and humorous way of punctuating a conversation on human rights - the cause to which he dedicated his life.Read More
The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) is committed to the long-term preservation of fragile and vulnerable records of human rights struggles worldwide, the promotion and secure usage of human rights archival materials, and the advancement of human rights research and advocacy around the world. The HRDI website highlights the following types of materials...Read More
The Los Primeros Libros de las Américas: Impresos Mexicanos del Siglo XVI en las Bibliotecas del Mundo project is building a digital collection of the first books printed in Mexico before 1601. These monographs are very important because they represent the first printing in the New World and provide primary sources for scholarly studies focused on a variety of academic...Read More