University of Notre Dame

Midwest Council of La Raza Records


Origination : Midwest Council of La Raza.
Extent : 111 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In English and Spanish .

Preferred Citation

Midwest Council of La Raza Records (MCL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Office files including committee minutes and correspondence; financial records such as receipts, check stubs, accounts of program expenditures, fundraising proposals, and fundraising information; subject files on demographics, labor conditions of migrant workers, immigration, bilingual education, and other topics; La Raza news releases, clippings, and scrapbooks; correspondence and clippings from the Groundskeepers Rights Association, University of Notre Dame, 1977-1979; and files of the Midwest Hispanic Catholic Commission's study of the historical development of Hispanic Catholics in the United States.


Advocacy agency for Spanish-speaking migrant workers in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. It was established in 1970 as part of the Institute for Urban Studies, University of Notre Dame. Directors were Olga Villa, 1970-1971 and Ricardo Para, 1971- .


Midwest Hispanic Catholic Commission.
Villa, Olga.
Para, Ricardo.
University of Notre Dame. Institute for Urban Studies.
Hispanic American Catholics.
Midwest Council of La Raza.
Church work with immigrants.
Education, bilingual.
Immigrants -- United States.
Migrant labor.

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