Hispanic Reference Collection

List of Available Resources (By Appointment Only)

Local Newspaper Collection


Latino Oral Histories

Local Newspaper Collections
Copies of the following local Hispanic newspapers are available:

Alianza News – 1993 El Veterano – 1994–1997
El Conquistador – 1996 La Hispanidad – 1989–1999
El Hispano – 2002, 2003, 2005 La Tribuna – 1988
El Nuevo Coqui – 1998, 1999 La Voz – 2000
El Nuevo Union – 2005 Latino News – 2007–2008, 2010
El Observador – 2002, 2003 Panorama – 2003, 2005

Newspaper clippings on various topics regarding Hispanics/ Latinos in New Jersey. Clippings date from 1968 – present and are sorted by the following subjects:

Bolivian Community Hispanics Mexican Community
Colombian Community • In Clifton Peruvian Community
Cuban Community • In Passaic Politics
Dominican Community • In Paterson Puerto Rican Community
Ecuadorian Community Honduran Community • Puerto Rican Riots of Paterson (1968)
Education Immigrants/Immigration Salvadoran Community
Health • Driver License Latinas

Latino Oral Histories
This collection of oral histories offers direct, first–person accounts of the lives and experiences of men and women from diverse Latino backgrounds who call New Jersey home. Their stories are a living testimony of 20th Century Latino experience in the state, documenting the vibrant role this community has played in New Jersey’s social, political, and cultural history. Some oral history transcripts and audio recordings are available for research. The interviews range from 2007 to 2012.