The Colegio César Chávez was established in 1973 as a four year Chicano serving institution in Mount Angel, Oregon. The Colegio César Chávez Collection consists of correspondence, publications, and photographs from the Arthur and Karen Olivo and Andrew Parodi Family and depicts their time living on the college campus grounds.
0.15 cubic foot, including 50 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
This Collection is a component of the Oregon Multicultural Archives. Chicano scholar Carlos Maldonado has written Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983: A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination. Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon, by Glenn Anthony May, was published by the Oregon State University Press in 2011. The Queen of Angels Monastery in Mount Angel, Oregon also has a records pertaining to the Colegio and the subsequent transfer of ownership of the land and buildings back to the monastery.