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Arizona State University Library. Chicano Research Collection[Undo]
1Author:  Peña, Manuel (Manuel G.), 1924-Requires cookie*
 Title:  Manuel Lito Peña Papers 1957-2000 ead 
 Date(s):  1957-2000 
 Abstract:  The Manuel Lito Peña Papers consist of personal files and photographs documenting Peña's work in Tolleson, Arizona in the 1950s with the Community Service Organization (CSO); correspondence reflecting his friendship with César Chávez, farm labor union leader and organizer; legislative speeches made and bills introduced in the Arizona Senate (1966-1996); campaign literature generated when Peña sought re-election as the Democratic representative for District 22; political statements made and additional documents produced explaining Peña's votes on a variety of issues presented for discussion among lawmakers, including the Governor Evan Mecham impeachment hearings in 1988; biographical information; newspaper clippings and printed matter about state and county elections (1980s-1996); correspondence from and to Peña's District 22 constituents (1966-1996); and original photographs portraying Senator Peña's friendships with community activists, leaders, and organizers of the Community Service Organization (CSO) at meetings in California in 1956 and 1957. 
 Repository:  Arizona State University Library. Chicano Research Collection 
 Subjects:  Mexican Americans -- Suffrage -- Arizona. | Labor unions -- Political activity -- Arizona. | Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Arizona -- History. | Mexican Americans -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Politics and government. | Mexican Americans -- Arizona -- Social conditions. 
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