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The LPC Library, like most academic libraries, uses the Library of Congress classification system (LC).
Books on the history of the United States have a call # starting with a
E and within the E 's books about Mexican Americans have call numbers of E 184 M5.
You might also see other call numbers depending on the subject area. For example, books on the el Teatro Campesino founder Luis Valdez will be in the literature/drama section (
PN) or immigration ( JV).
Books in the LPC Library
The following list provides a sampling of what is available in the LPC Library.
Use the Library Catalog to search for other titles in LPC collections.
Sample Search Terms:
United Farm Workers
Agricultural laborers, Mexican--California
Migrant agricultural laborers--California
Mexican American migrant agricultural laborers
Alien labor, Mexican--United States
Illegal aliens--United States--Biography
Titles and Call Numbers
Barefoot heart : stories of a migrant child E184.M5 H365 1999
Crossing over : a Mexican family on the migrant trail E184.M5 M388 2001
The price of poverty : money, work, and culture in the Mexican-American barrio F869.S394 D64 2003
With these hands: The hidden world of migrant farmworkers today HD1525 .R67 2000
Conquering Goliath : Cesar Chavez at the beginning HD6515.A292 C59 1989
Communities without borders : images and voices from the world of migration HD8081 .M6 B333 2006
Labor rights are civil rights : Mexican American workers in twentieth-century America HD8081.M6 V36 2005
Under the fifth sun: Latino literature from California PS571 .C2 U545 2002
After Aztlan: Latino poets of the nineties PS591 .H58 A69 1992
At work: The art of California labor N8219 .L2 A85 2003
Photographing farmworkers in California HD1527 .C2 S844 2004