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The Art of Protest (SJSU)

Background

Before the era of the personal computer and the Internet, social protest movements sought a creative low-cost medium for carrying their messages to the public. On college campuses, silk screen printing was done painstakingly by hand, often on the back of long fan-folding computer printouts. The effort proved worthwhile, for it …

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The Art of Protest (SJSU)

Bernal Files (SJPL California Room)

The Bernal Files are a collection of notes and materials gathered by Dr. James P. Delgado when he was researching the history of Rancho Santa Teresa in the 1970s.  The collection includes research on the Bernal and other Santa Clara County pioneering families.

Bernal Files (SJPL California Room)

CALTRANS Right of Way Assessment 1960 - 1970 (SJPL California Room)

This collection includes Right of Way Assessments for the County of Santa Clara from 1938 through 1979, the majority are from the 1960s and 1970s. These assessments include descriptions of property, maps and photographs.

Right of Way administers the statewide program for right of way acquisition and real property management in support of …

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CALTRANS Right of Way Assessment 1960 - 1970 (SJPL California Room)

Cartazes do Revolução Português (Posters from the Portuguese Revolution) (SJSU)

Collection Description

This digital collection consists of 42 poster cards produced as anti-government propaganda during the Carnation Revolution in Portugal. 

Background

The “Revolução dos Cravos” (Carnation Revolution) of 25 April 1974 brought an abrupt end to 41 years of the Estado Novo regime and 48 years of brutal …

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Cartazes do Revolução Português (Posters from the Portuguese Revolution) (SJSU)

Charles B. Burdick War Poster Collection (SJSU)

Background

Charles B. Burdick (1927-1998) grew up in San Jose, California where he attended Lincoln High School before enlisting in the United States Army during World War II. After serving in the Army, Burdick enrolled at San Jose State College in 1946. He graduated with a B.A. in History in 1949, and obtained his Ph.D. from …

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Charles B. Burdick War Poster Collection (SJSU)

About the collections



The King Library Digital Collections represent rare and unique materials held by San Jose State University Special Collections and the San Jose Public Library’s California Room. The collections document the history of the Santa Clara Valley from its agricultural beginnings to the high-tech boom and formation of the Silicon Valley. The range of subjects covered include local politics, social and cultural traditions, education, local business and industry, and historical events. This digital library will stimulate discovery of the rich and diverse resources of the library and will promote new scholarship from our community.

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