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Guide to the Tomás Rodriguez Photograph Collection, 1950-1954
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Biographical Information:
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Tomás Rodriguez Photograph Collection
    Dates: 1950-1954
    Identification: URB/TR
    Creator: Rodriguez, Tomás, ca. 1903 - 2005
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: The collection consists of one Album which contains 232 photographs, including negatives, prints, and proof sheets. These images capture various people and events, including a number of family photographs, Goodwin Knight’s gubernatorial campaign in 1952, the unsuccessful campaign of Edward Roybal for Lieutenant Governor of California in 1954, and the Dura Steel Strike in 1954.
    Note:
    This collection was processed under a U.S. Department of Education Title V Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Grant.

    Biographical Information:

    Tomás Rodriguez was born and raised in Peterville, Arizona. Once in the Los Angeles area he studied photography at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Rodriguez married first wife, Irene Godoy, in 1939. They had three children together, and divorced in 1950. He then married Aurora, who had three children from a previous marriage, and they had three more children together. Tomás was 92 years old when he died on January 18, 2005.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Albums
    Photographic material

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Robert G. Marshall and Melissa Bergmann

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Tomás Rodriguez Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of one Album which contains 232 photographs, including negatives, prints, and proof sheets. These images capture various people and events, including a number of family photographs, Goodwin Knight’s gubernatorial campaign in 1952, the unsuccessful campaign of Edward Roybal for Lieutenant Governor of California in 1954, and the Dura Steel Strike in 1954. The collection is arranged chronologically by photograph number to reflect the arrangement of the album.