Port Ayers American G.I. Forum
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Arturo Vasquez served as a financial advisor to Hector P. Garcia’s American G.I. Forum chapter. His collection includes information about his personal, military, and professional life as a CPA. He served as a School Board Trustee for the Corpus Christi Independent School District and other municipal and business organizations. Hispanic-American civil rights during the middle 20th century features heavily in this collection.
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Overview Eligio Escobar is remembered for being a conjunto composer and musician. This small collection contains a personal book, newspaper articles and a program for a 1987 concert at the Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum to honor Eligio Escobar.
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains the personal and professional records of Dr. Hector Perez Garcia (1914-1996), a 20th century physician, soldier, political advisor, and civil rights activist. The materials span the years 1910-2015, although the bulk of them date from the time of his World War II service through his death in 1996. Materials dated prior to Dr. Garcia’s birth are family records documenting the lives of his relatives; materials dating after his death consist of obituaries, retrospectives,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Gilberto Garcia Jasso papers consist of 28 cubic foot boxes of materials reflecting much of his tenure as a community activist in California and Texas. They contain reports, speeches, notes, correspondence, clippings, newsletters and assorted publications, photographs, as well as other manuscript items reflecting Mr. Jasso's community service and issues salient to the advancement of Mexican Americans. The Jasso Papers are especially rich in documentation dealing with American G.I. Forum...
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Overview The Irene Peña Cipriano Collection consists of two scrapbooks and two photograph albums detailing and illustrating Irene Cipriano's community and political service to Corpus Christi, the Ladies L.U.L.A.C. Council #26, the American G.I. Forum of the United States, the Mexican American Democrat organization, and the Spanish American Genealogist Association. Her committment to community service, generosity and hard work brought her in touch with many leaders who sought to make positive changes...