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Vega, Carlos

Carlos Vega Collection, ca.1966-1995.

148 volumes, 1 box, (0.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 800
Carlos Vega ca. 1990
Carlos Vega ca. 1990

An Ecuadorian-born community activist, Carlos Vega moved to Holyoke, Massachusetts, with his family in 1955. Settling in the working-class “Flats” neighborhood at a time when many of Holyoke’s factories were relocating to the southern United States or Asia, the Vegas were one of the few Spanish-speaking families in the city, but when Carlos began to work on a local tobacco farm at the age of 14, he encountered the new influx of migrants from Puerto Rico who had been lured to the Connecticut Valley as agricultural laborers by the Department of Labor. With the Puerto Rican economy declining in the 1960s, many of these farm workers settled permanently in Springfield and Holyoke, but they soon discovered that the declining economy there combined with racism and urban decay blocked their hopes for upward mobility. Radicalized by the anti-colonial, anti-war, and Civil Rights movements of the late 1960s, Vega emerged as an important community organizer in the 1970s, working with Fair Share, New Unity, Urban Ministry, and other progressive organizations. With a backdrop of riots, arson, and racial tension, these organizations focused on issues relevant to the Puerto Rican community, particularly voter education and registration, fair housing, and education. In 1982, Vega helped found Nueva Esperanza, a non-profit community development organization whose mission was to restore and maintain blighted buildings in South Holyoke. He worked with Nueva Esperanza for over 30 years, continuing until 2010 after a brain cancer diagnosis in 1995.  He survived until April 2012.

The materials in this collection reflect Vega’s interests in left wing movements in Central America, the Caribbean, Asia, South America and Africa from the 1960s through 1980s and include leaflets, pamphlets, books, and newsletters. The approximately 300 items offer sometimes scarce documentation of internationalist liberation movements such as the PAIGC in Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde, the Tupamaros in Uruguay, and the EFLNA in Eritrea. Of particular note is a small collection documenting Vega’s participation in the 1974 Venceremos Brigade and a collection of clippings, newsletters, notes, fliers, conference material, and newspapers from various groups such as New England Action Research, Friends of the Filipino People, The Latin American Student Association, and the Ethiopian Students Union of North America. Some printed materials are cataloged and housed with the rare books collection.

Background on Carlos Vega

An Ecuadorian-born community activist, Carlos Vega moved to Holyoke, Massachusetts, with his family in 1955, settling in the city’s “Flats” neighborhood, a working-class community then populated largely by Irish and French Canadians. As a child, Vega witnessed the end of the post-war economic boom and the downturn in Holyoke’s fortunes as many of the factories that formed the city’s lifeblood began to relocate to the U.S. South or Asia.

By the time he was 14, Vega found that the only job he could get was on the local tobacco farms where he first encountered the new influx of migrants, mostly from Puerto Rico. Driven by the dire economic situation on the island and the promise of agricultural employment extended by the U.S. Department of Labor, many of these migrants settled permanently in the Pioneer Valley, but they soon discovered that the economy here was little better than the economy they had left. Exacerbated by racism and rising urban decay, this newest wave of migrants were blamed for the downturn and found their hopes for upward mobility blocked.

Radicalized by the anti-colonial, antiwar, and Civil Rights movements of the late 1960s, Vega
emerged as an important community organizer in the 1970s, working with Fair Share, New Unity,
Urban Ministry, and other progressive organizations: anything that involved civic engagement and
feeling for social justice. With a backdrop of riots, arson, and racial tension, these
organizations focused on issues relevant to the Puerto Rican community of Holyoke, particularly voter education and registration, fair housing, education, employment, and safe streets.

Vega’s impact on Holyoke ranged from involvement in the desegregation lawsuits against the city’s
schools in the 1970s to perhaps his most lasting legacy, Nueva Esperanza, a not-for-profit community development organization seeking to restore and maintain blighted buildings in the city and saving 30 buildings and developing space for small business and nearly 400 units of affordable housing. Two years after being diagnosed with brain cancer in 1995, Vega resigned as Executive Director, but remained active on the Board of Directors. He survived until April 2012.

Contents of Collection

The materials in the Vega collection reflect one activist’s deep-seated interests in left wing movements in Central America, the Caribbean, Asia, South America, and Africa. Dating from the 1960s through 1980s, the approximately 300 leaflets, pamphlets, books, and newsletters offer sometimes scarce documentation of internationalist liberation movements such as the PAIGC in Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde, the Tupamaros in Uruguay, and the EFLNA in Eritrea. Of particular note is a small group of materials documenting Vega’s participation in the 1974 Venceremos Brigade and a collection of clippings, newsletters, notes, fliers, conference material, and newspapers from various groups such as New England Action Research, Friends of the Filipino People, The Latin American Student Association, and the Ethiopian Students Union of North America. Some printed materials are cataloged and housed with the rare books collection.

Collection inventory
Series 1. Manuscripts and ephemera
Black Panthers
1971
Box 1: 1
Brazil
1971
Box 1: 2
Chile
1974-1983
Box 1: 3
Crispus Attucks Contingent
1976
Box 1: 4
Cuba
1972-1981
Box 1: 5
Cuba: Venceremos Brigade: Journal and notebook
1974
Box 1: 6
Cuba: Venceremos Brigade: notes, souvenirs, handouts
1974
Box 1: 7
Cuba: Venceremos Brigade: ‘Puerto Rico — Solidarity statement’
1974
Box 1: 8
Cuba: Venceremos Brigade: Welcome to Oriente ‘Venceremos Brigade’ [pamphlet]
1974
Box 1: 9
Cuba: Venceremos Brigade: XV aniversario Cuva Programa
1974
Box 1: 10
Ecuador
1969-1973
Box 1: 11
Ethiopian Students Union in North America: “Mass organization: an overview”
1974
Box 1: 12
Friends of the Filipino People
1974
Box 1: 13
Indochina
1974-1975
Box 1: 14
Labor (including United Farm Workers)
1973
Box 1: 15
Miscellaneous
1973-1980
Box 1: 16
National Student Coalition
1975
Box 1: 17
New England Action Research
1973
Box 1: 18
Socialism
1975-1978
Box 1: 19
South Africa
Box 1: 20
U.S. Committee for the Carabanchel 10
1973
Box 1: 21
Zimbabwe
1979
Box 1: 22
Series 2. Books and pamphlets
1962-1993

All works in this series are inventoried separately in the general library catalog.

Abraham, Cleo. Urban city / by Cleo Abraham. New York : Carlton Press
1972
The Adventures of Fat Freddy’s cat. San Francisco : Rip Off Press
Agostinho Neto, António, 1922-1979. Messages to companions in the struggle / [by Agostinho Neto]. Richmond, B.C. : LSM Information Center
1972
Alavi, Hamza, 1921-2003. Peasants and revolution / Hamza Alavi. Ann Arbor, Mich. : Radical Education Project
1965
Andreas, Joel. The incredible Rocky vs. the power of the people! : featuring America’s richest family / by Joel Andreas. Berkeley, Calif. : North American Congress on Latin America
1975
Angola, the struggle for liberation. Highland Park, Mich. : Sun Press
1976
Así vemos el Moncada / [edición: Mercedes Vich]. La Habana : Gente Nueva
1973
Austveg, Inger, 1915- Dag y sus amigos / [Inger Austveg] ; edición, Lupe de la Torre ; diseño e ilustraciones, José González Rodríguez. La Habana : Gente Nueva
1973
Autin, Diana M. T. K. Young people and the law / by Diana Autin ; illus. by Aaron McClellan. Ann Arbor, Mich. : Youth Liberation Press
1978
Baran, Paul A. The economics of racism / by Paul Baran and Paul Sweezy. Somerville, Mass. : New England Free Press
1966
Baron, Harold M., 1930- The demand for Black labor : historical notes on the political economy of racism / Harold M. Baron. Somerville, Mass. : New England Free Press
1971
Beishenaliev, Shukurbek, 1928- Un corderito con cuernos / Sh. Beyshenaliev ; [traducido del ruso por J. López Ganivet ; dibujos de L. Iliná]. Moscú : Progreso
1980
The Black scholar. [San Francisco, Calif., etc. : Black World Foundation]
Blanco, Hugo. Hugo Blanco on Chile & Peru. New York : Pathfinder Press
1972
Boggs, James. Manifesto for a Black revolutionary party. [Philadelphia : Pacesetters Pub. House
1969
Boggs, James. The awesome responsibilities of revolutionary leadership / : [James and Grace Boggs]. [Detroit : Committee for Political Development
1973
Brazier, Arthur M. Black self-determination; : the story of the Woodlawn Organization, / by Arthur M. Brazier. Grand Rapids, : Eerdmans
1969
Breitman, George. Malcolm X, the man and his ideas. [New York : Pathfinder Press
1971
Brinton, Maurice. The Bolsheviks & Workers' control, 1917 to 1921 : the State and counterrevolution. London : 'Solidarity'
1970
Brooks, Thomas R. To build a new world : a brief history of American labor / by Thomas R. Brooks. New York : League for Industrial Democracy
1965
Bülbül, 1936- "I'm not for women's lib-- but" / Bülbül. Stanford, CA : New Seed Press
1973
Cannon, Terry. Free and equal : the end of racial discrimination in Cuba / by Terry Cannon and Johnnetta Cole. [New York] : Venceremos Brigade
1978
Casa de las Américas. [La Habana^t: Casa de las Américas].
Castro, Fidel, 1926- The speeches of Fidel in Chile. [Montreal] : Editions Latin America
1972
Compean, Mario C., 1940- La Raza Unida Party in Texas. : Speeches, / by Mario Campean and José Angel Gutierrez. Introduction by Antonio Camejo. N.Y. : Pathfinder Press
1970
Cristianos hoy : testimonios de liberación. Quito, Ecuador : Fraternidad
1993
Cuba. Cuban family code. [New York : Center for Cuban Studies
1977
De Leon, Daniel, 1852-1914. Industrial unionism : selected editorials / Daniel De Leon. New York, N.Y. : New York Labor News Co
1963
De Leon, Daniel, 1852-1914. Socialist reconstruction of society : the industrial vote / by Daniel De Leon. New York, N.Y. : New York labor news company
1963
Debray, Régis. The long march in Latin America : guerrilla movements : theory and practice / Régis Debray. Boston : New England Free Press
1966
Diego, José de, 1866-1918. El caballero de la raza. [San Juan : Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
1966
Documents of the Chicano struggle. New York, N.Y. : Pathfinder Press
1971
Documents of the Palestinian resistance movement. New York : Pathfinder Press
1971
Doing it!. [Worthington, Ohio : Urban Alternatives Group]
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Back toward slavery : excerpts from Black reconstruction in America / by W.E.B. Du Bois. Somerville, Mass. : New England Free Press
1969
Ecuador : the cry of freedom! = El grito de libertad! / sung by Jatari. Brooklyn, N.Y. : Paredon Records
1976
El levantamiento indígena y la cuestión nacional. Quito, Ecuador : Ediciones ABYA-YALA : CDDH, Comisión por la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos
1996
El Parlamento Indígena del Cantón Guamote : una experiencia democrática de gestión del desarrollo local. Quito, Ecuador : Silva
1998
El Salvador : canto y lucha : song & struggle / [Roque Dalton, Jaime Suárez Quemain, and other poets]. Chicago, Ill. : Latin American Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
1982
EPICA Task Force. Nicaragua, a people’s revolution / by the EPICA Task Force. [Washington, D.C.] : The Task Force
1980
Epton, Bill. Electoral politics : its problems and prospects / Bill Epton. Harlem, N.Y. : Black Liberation Press
1980
Erlich, John comp. Student power, participation and revolution. / Edited by John and Susan Erlich. New York, : Assn. Press
1971
The fat capitalist’s song on the death of Che Guevara. New York : Times Change Press
1970
Fiestas y costumbres de Puerto Rico : una selección de la prosa costumbrista del siglo 19. [San Juan : Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
1966
Fox, Sam. Free / by Sam Fox. Miami Beach, Fla. : Hansen Publications
1969
FPS; : a magazine of young people's liberation. [Ann Arbor, Mich. : Youth Liberation Press]
Fried, Joseph P. Housing crisis U.S.A. / [by] Joseph P. Fried. Foreword by John V. Lindsay. New York, : Praeger
1971
Genovese, Eugene D., 1930-2012. The legacy of slavery and the roots of Black nationalism / Eugene D.Genovese. Boston : New England Free Press
1970
The Great socialist cultural revolution in China. Peking, : Foreign Languages Press
1966
Guatemala, dare to struggle, dare to win. Brooklyn, N.Y : Concerned Guatemala Scholars
1982
Guevara, Che, 1928-1967. On Vietnam and world revolution / [by] Che Guevara. [New York : Merit Publishers
1967
Guevara, Che, 1928-1967. Vietnam & the Third World : [Che Guevara's message to the Tri-Continental, April '67]. Ithaca, N.Y. : Glad Day Press
1967
Guinea-Bissau, toward final victory! : selected speeches and documents from PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independencia da Guiné e Cabo Verde) / [edited by LSM]. Richmond, B.C. : LSM Information Center
1974
Haverstock, Nathan A. Cuba in pictures, / by Nathan A. Haverstock and John P. Hoover. New York, : Sterling Pub. Co.
1974
Haymarket People’s Fund (Boston, Mass.) Annual report / Haymarket People’s Fund. Boston, Mass. : The Fund.
Hernández M., Temístocles. La rebelión de los incautos : Indoamérica e Hispanoamérica / Temístocles Hernández M. Quito, Ecuador : Ediciones T. Hernández
1998
The Hippies. / Editors: Jan Meadoff [and] Michael Rosenberg. Photographers: Sandy Fontwit [and others]. San Francisco : Idlewild Pub. Co.
1967
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972. A study of communism. New York, : Holt, Rinehart and Winston
1962
How to start a high school underground newspaper. Ann Arbor, Mich. : Youth Liberation Press
1978
Humanizing city life. [Worthington, Ohio : Urban Alternatives Group]
undated
Ioseliani, Otia, 1930-2011. Un día / Otia Yoseliani ; [traducido del ruso por J. López Ganivet]. Moscú : Editorial Progreso
1974
Jacoby, Russell. Stalin, Marxism-Leninism and the left / by Russell Jacoby. [Somerville, Mass. : New England Free Press]
1976
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989. Dialectic & history : an introduction / C.L.R. James. Cambridge, Ma. : Radical America
1972
Kahn, Si. Organizing, a guide for grassroots leaders / Si Kahn. Silver Spring, Md. : National Association of Social Workers
1991
Kifner, John. The story of the murder of Fred Hampton : which the N. Y. Sunday Times refused to print / John Kifner. [New York : Scanlan's Literary House
1970
Kilpatrick, Admiral. A veteran communist speaks ... on the struggle against revisionism / by Admiral Kilpatrick. [Chicago] : The Communist League
1972
Kutzner, Barba. The Pricella Pumps Star Buckwheat comic book / [Barba Kutzner]. Milwaukee, Wis. : Dissemination Studios
1976
La Imagen de Zapata en los niños de Anenecuilco, 1879-1979 / [coordinador, Marianne Yampolsky ; recopilación de material, Carlos Blanco, José Téllez Servín ; selección de textos, Carlos Chimal]. [Mexico City] : Dirección General de Publicaciones y Bibliotecas, SEP
1979
La jícara. Número 4 / [gráfica, Ma. Elena Pérez D., Marcelia Pérez P., Guadalupe Pérez S., del Museo de la Laca ; fajilla, Estela Hernández. San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, México : Casa de las Imágenes : Taller Leñateros
1995
Latin American perspectives. [Beverly Hills, Calif., etc.] : Sage Publications.
Law & disorder; the Chicago convention and its aftermath. / [Donald Myrus, editor. Chicago, : D. Myrus
1968
Liang, Xin, 1926- Red women's detachment / written by Liang Hsin ; adapted by Sung Yu-chieh ; edited by Liaoning Fine Arts Publishing House ; illustrated by Li Tzu-Shun. Peking : Foreign languages Press
1966
Liberation. New York : Liberation.
Literature on the American working class / John Evansohn, Laura Foner, Mark Naison, Ruth Meyerowitz, Will Brumbach. Boston, Mass. : New England Free Press
1969
Long, Priscilla. Mother Jones : woman organizer and her relations with miners' wives, working women, and the suffrage movement / by Priscilla Long. Cambridge, Mass. : Red Sun Press
1976
López Tirone, Humberto, 1952- Cantos de libertad y soberanía : poemas / Humberto López Tirone. México : Joan Boldó i Climent Editores
1990
López Valdés, Rafael L., 1941- Racial discrimination : from colonial times to the revolution / Rafael L. López Valdés. Havana, Cuba : Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los Pueblos
1971
Los Agachados de Rius. Mexico, D.F. : Editorial Posada
1968-1977
Los cuentos de los abuelos : tradición oral de los indígenas Siona y Kofán del Putumayo = Our granparents' stories : oral tradition of the Siona and Kofán Indians of Putumayo / Jaime Hernando Parra R. [recopilador] ; [English translation, Susan Virsano Bellow]. [Quito, Ecuador] : Ediciones Abya-Yala
1997
Los Supermachos de San Garabato. México : Editorial Meridiano.
LSM news / Liberation Support Movement, Information Center. [Richmond, B.C., Canada] : Liberation Support Movement, Information Center
1974-1978
Lyons, Gracie. Constructive criticism : a handbook / Gracie Lyons. Berkeley : Issues in Radical Therapy
1976
Machel, Samora, 1933-1986. Mozambique : revolution or reaction? : two speeches / by Samora Machel. Richmond, B.C. : LSM Information Center
1975
Marx, Engels, and Lenin on the dictatorship of the proletariat : questions and answers. New York : Books New China, Inc.
1975
Mis cuentos preferidos / [edicion, Rigoberto Monzón ; diseño e ilustraciones, Armando Millares]. La Habana [Cuba] : Instituto Cubano del Libro, Gente Nueva, 1973. Contents: Por qué tiene la ballena tan singular garganta / Rudyard Kipling (adaptación) — La ingeniosa Ca / José Neira Vilas — Una lucha en la selva / Blanca Santacruz (adaptación) — El pequeño héroe de Haarlem / Joseph B. Esenwein y Marietta Stokard (adaptación) — La esposa que no hablaba / Leyenda calabresa — El baúl volador / Hans Christian Andersen (adaptación) — El arco iris y los pájaros / Fernán Silva Valdés (adaptación) — El gato con botas / Charles Perrault (adaptación) — Las doce princesas bailarinas / Hermanos Grimm (adaptación) — El pequeño patriota paduano / Edmundo de Amicis — Tontón / Leyenda rusa — El hijo del elefante / Rudyard Kipling (adaptación) — La princesa ranita / Leyenda rusa — El Señor de los Señores / Joseph Jacobs (adaptación) — Los músicos de Brema / Hermanos Grimm (adaptación) — Momotaro / Cuento popular japonés — La munequita esquimal / marta Hector — El leon hambriento / Katherine Jackson (adaptacion) — El manantial / Emilio Bacardi (adaptación) — El reino de Punza Viva / J. Loaso — El sastrecillo valiente / Hermanos Grimm (adaptación) — El ruiseñor / Hans Christian Andersen (adaptación) — La florecilla escarlata / Sergei T. Aksakov (adaptación) — Los 500 sombreros de Bartolo Cubillos / Theodor Seuss Geisel (adaptación) — El canto de la cigarra / Onelio Jorge Cardoso — Al este del Sol y al oeste de la Luna / Cuento popular noruego — El oso que no era oso / Frank Tashlin (adaptación).
1973
Monthly review (New York, N.Y. : 1949) Monthly review. New York, N.Y. : Monthly Review Foundation.
Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola. From slavery to freedom : a story from Angola / Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA). San Francisco, CA : Peoples Press
1976
NACLA report on the Americas (New York, N.Y. : 1993) NACLA report on the Americas. New York, N.Y. : NACLA
Naison, Mark, 1946- The Southern Tenants Farmers’ Union and the C.I.O. / Mark Naison. Boston, Mass. : New England Free Press
1968
Nicaraguan perspectives. Berkeley, Calif. : Nicaragua Information Center.
undated
North American Congress on Latin America. NACLA report on the Americas. [New York : North American Congress on Latin America]
undated
Nyandoro, George. Liberation Support Movement interview [with] George Nyandoro, General Secretary, Zimbabwe African People’s Union / [Don Barnett]. Richmond, B.C. : Information Center, Liberation Support Movement
1968
Oglesby, Carl, 1935-2011, comp. The New Left reader. New York, : Grove Press
1969
The Opium trail : heroin and imperialism / [written collectively by a study group supported by the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars]. Boston, Mass. : New England Free Press, 1972. Contents : Addiction in America — Drugging the ghetto — Women on junk — The new action army — Winter soldiers — China, the foreign mud — Southeast Asia, the opium trail — Kicking it: methadone, therapy, or revolution
1972
Oppenheimer, Martin. A manual for direct action, / by Martin Oppenheimer and George Lakey. Foreword by Bayard Rustin. Drawings by Elsa Bailey. Chicago, : Quadrangle Books
1965
Para una educación popular. [Nicaragua] : El Tayacán
1988
A Pentagon papers digest / : produced by the Indochina Information Project, with assistance from the Pentagon Papers Defense Committee. [United States? : Indochina Information Project
1973
Personal histories of the early C.I.O. / Harvey O'Connor ... [et al.] ; Staughton Lynd, editor. Cambridge, Mass. : Radical America ; Boston, Mass. : New England Free Press
1971
Peterson, Bob, 1953- Unfair to young people : how the public schools got the way they are / text by Bob Peterson ; original graphics by Peter Zale. [Madison, Wis.] : Wisconsin Alliance
1975
Phoebe & the pigeon people. Princeton, Wis. : Kitchen Sink Enterprises
1979
Pictures by Chinese children. Peking : Foreign Languages Press
1976
Pinto, Vincent. Soldiers and strikers : counterinsurgency on the labor front, 1877-1970 / by Vincent Pinto. San Francisco, CA : United Front Press
1970
Que pensamos las mujeres de nosotras mismas?. [Managua, Nicaragua?] : El Tayacán
1980
Quintero López, Evelina, 1942- Semblanzas : poesías / Evelina Quintero López. Portoviejo [Ecuador] : Editorial Gregorio
1978
Radical America. [Somerville, Mass., etc., : s.n.]
Radical humor / [editor, Jim Murray ; associate editors, Lucy Lippard, Irving Wexler, and Paul Buhle]. [Providence, R.I.] : Cultural Correspondence
1982
Randall, Margaret, 1936- This great people has said : “Enough!” and has begun to move…poems from the struggle in Latin America, selected and translated by Margaret Randall, with a note to be read before reading the poems. [San Francisco : Peoples Press
undated
Rent collection courtyard : sculptures of oppression and revolt. Peking : Foreign Languages Press
1970
Report on the Americas. New York, N.Y. : Published by NACLA
1991-1993
Resources for Community Change. Gonna rise again! : Economic organizing for hard times / by Resources for Community Change. Washington : R.C.C.
1976
Rius. AbCHE : biografía simple y sencillamente de un revolucionario de nuestro tiempo / Rius. México : Grijalbo
1978
Rius. Compa Nicaragua! / Rius. México : Editorial Posada
1984
Rius. Cuba for beginners; : an illustrated guide for Americans (and their government) to socialist Cuba. New York, : Pathfinder Press
1970
Rius. Diabluras / Rius. México, D.F. : Grijalbo
1982
Rius. El mito guadalupano / Rius. México : Editorial Posada
1981
Rius. La canción protesta. México, D.F. : Editorial Posada
1973
Rius. La revolucioncita mexicana / según Rius (Eduardo del Río, pues ...). México : Editorial Posada
1978
Rius. Lexikón economikón / Rius. México, D.F. : Posada
1983
Rius. Pequeño Rius ilustrado. México, D.F. : Grijalbo
1987
Sánchez Flores, Róger. Cartoons from Nicaragua : the revolutionary humor of Róger ; [translation and design, Philip Beisswenger]. Managua, Nicaragua : Committee of U.S. Citizens Living in Nicaragua
1984
The Second declaration of Havana : with the first Declaration of Havana. New York : Pathfinder Press
1970
Segunda Declaración de La Habana. English. Second Declaration of Havana : from the people of Cuba to the peoples of America and of the world. [Havana, Cuba? : s.n.
1962
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1976
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1977
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1982
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1970
Source, inc. Communications. [Chicago, Ill., : Swallow Press
1971
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1971
Tricontinental (English ed. : bimonthly) Tricontinental. Havana : Executive Secretariat of the Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America
Tricontinental (English ed. : monthly) Tricontinental. Havana, Cuba : Executive Secretariat of the Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America
1966-1980
Tricontinental (Spanish ed. : monthly) Tricontinental. La Habana, Cuba : Secretariado Ejecutivo de la Organización de Solidaridad de los Pueblos de Africa, Asia y América Latina.
Tricontinental. San Francisco, CA : Peoples Press ; Paris, France : Distributed by OSPAAAL.
The Tupamaros : urban guerrilla warfare in Uruguay. New York, New York : Liberated Guardian
1971
The Tupamaros. [New York : NACLA
1971
Venceremos. [New York] : Venceremos Brigade.
Venceremos cantando : songs of struggle = Canciones de lucha / compiled and edited by the 8th Contingent of the Venceremos Brigade, March 1975. [San Francisco Bay Area] : The Brigade
1975
Villasís Endara, Carlos, 1930- El país de los sueños perdidos / Carlos Villasís Endara ; [ilustraciones de Sandor Villasís Chiriboga]. [Ecuador? : s.n.
1984
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1976
Walzer, Michael. Political action; : a practical guide to movement politics. Chicago, : Quadrangle Books
1971
Watson, John. To the point of production : an interview with John Watson of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers. Boston, Mass. : New England Free Press
1969
Weid, Jean Marc van der, 1946- Brazil, 1964 to the present : a political analysis: an interview with Jean Marc von der Weid. Montreal : Editions Latin America
1972
Welch, Chris, 1941- NICH presents, Introduction to Chile : a cartoon history / Chris Welch. London : Bolivar Publications ; Berkeley, CA : Production and Distribution in the U.S. by NICH
1976
What you’re up against : in the public schools, on the streets, in the courts. Cambridge, Massachusetts : National Lawyers Guild
1975
Wheelwright, E. L. (Edward Lawrence) Cultural revolution in China / by E.L. Wheelwright. [San Francisco : Bay Area Radical Education Project
1967
Where it’s at : a research guide for community organizing / by Jill Hamberg, with Paul Booth, Mimi Feingold, and Carl Wittman. Boston : New England Free Press
1967
Whipple, Chandler. The Indian and the white man in Massachusetts & Rhode Island. Stockbridge, Mass., : Berkshire Traveller Press
1974
Winslow, Alan, 1925- Vietnam and the decline of American democracy : a political argument / by Alan Winslow. [Glendale, Mass? : s.n.
1968
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1982
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Provenance

Gift of Jesse Maceo Vega-Fry, Apr. 2012, 2014.

Related Material

Wistariahurst Museum houses the major Vega collection, the Carlos Vega Collection of Latino History in Holyoke.

The Interference Archive contains a
collection of Vega’s Third World political posters.

Carlos is a 13 minute
documentary on Vega’s life directed by Scott Hancock.

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Subjects

  • Central America--Foreign relations--United States
  • Civil Rights movements--Africa
  • Civil Rights movements--Central America
  • Civil Rights movements--Chile
  • Civil Rights movements--United States
  • Civil Rights movements-Asia
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  • Latin America--Periodicals
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  • Venceremos Brigade
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