Eight Chavez siblings in 1919, ranging from a baby to 24 years old
Interns and Marjorie at reception for BCLHP, August, 2013
L. to R.: Garcia wedding photo, 1913; Sister Rosa Suazo with children at their Confirmation in Longmont, around 1980; Secundino Herrera and Father James, Longmont, 1980s?
Latino baseball team organized by St. John’s Church, Longmont, 1946
Bernal children’s First Communion, 1951
Hear Our Stories
Search through and enjoy this collection of personal interviews with Boulder County Latinos, stretching from people born around 1900 to those born in the 1990s. They talk about their own experiences and families, everyday life, and important occasions.
Because they participated in or observed past events first-hand, they make history come alive, and their stories are preserved for future generations.
Songs of the Chicano Movement
Listen and read the lyrics to songs from the early 1970s, written and performed by Augustine E. Cordova, a member of the UMAS organization at the University of Colorado.
“Yo Soy Chicano” celebrates a proud identity; the corrido “Los Seis de Boulder” mourns the death of six young Chicano activists in two car bombings in 1974.