Frontera Collection Image Archive

The Frontera Image Archive contains historical vintage photos and images associated with the Arhoolie Foundation’s Strachwitz Collection of Mexican American and Mexican Recordings. This collection was originally started by Chris Strachwitz. More images will be added after they are processed.

Note: To view the image notes when viewing on phones and tablets, click the “+ symbol on the left and the data will appear below the photo.

When searching for band names use as few words as possible. For instance do not search for Los Alegres de Teran, just use Alegres de Teran.

Rumbo a california

The Arhoolie Foundation is proud to present: Rumbo a California: Making Mexican Music in the Golden State, a bilingual digital exhibition that explores the history of Mexican music in California and the stories of the people, labels, and events that have shaped it.


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