Daniel Tirado and Linda Medina Tirado papers Edit


MSS 380 large


  • 1949-2000 (Creation)
  • 1963-1979 (Creation)


  • 3.3 Linear Feet (Whole)
    6 Boxes



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, The José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collections: Daniel Tirado and Linda Medina papers, MSS 380, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Daniel Tirado and Linda Medina Tirado in 2010.

  • Processing Information

    The Daniel Tirado and Linda Medina Tirado papers were processed by Diana Rivera September 2010-April 2011, and updated by Linsey Allen in 2016.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Daniel Tirado worked with AMOS, Inc., a migrant legal services agency in Indiana. Linda Medina Tirado was a migrant worker in her youth and later a student activist at Michigan State University. She was employed in law enforcement in Texas.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection contains reports, newsletters, reprints, newsclippings and photography collected by Daniel and Linda Tirado. A significant part of the collection dates from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s and relates to Daniel Tirado's work with agricultural labor and migrant workers. Books, reports and newspapers have been separated from this archive and integrated into the book and periodical collection as needed.

  • Arrangement

    The Tirado papers are arranged into two series:

    Series 1: Materials collected by the Tirados include reports, newsletters, reprint articles, flyers and newsclippings. Series 2: Photograph collection of 476 8” x 10” black and white prints of migrant camps in Indiana.

  • Added Entry–Uniform Title

    José F. Treviño Chicano/Latino Activism Collection.