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QR Codes Enhance Perales Exhibit; Conference Coming Tomorrow

Digitization, Events, Exhibits, Hispanic Collections

Perales ExhibitThe Alonso S. Perales exhibit, currently on view in the M.D. Anderson Library, now comes complete with QR codes! These codes provide quick access to interviews with scholars and family members, as well as English translations of the Spanish-language documents contained in the exhibit. You can also access the videos and translations at the online exhibit page.

Tomorrow, January 13, In Defense of My People: Alonso S. Perales and the Development of Mexican-American Public Intellectuals, a conference highlighting the life and works of the civil rights leader, will be held in the library’s Rockwell Pavilion. The conference will feature scholarly papers on Perales’ work in civil rights, influence, and more.Perales exhibit

Special Collections holds the Alonso S. Perales Papers, which document the life, work, and related interests of the civil rights leader from his birth in 1898 until well after his death in 1960. A digital collection of photographs from the papers can be seen in the UH Digital Library, and his papers can be seen in the Special Collections Reading Room.

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