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National Council of La Raza

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-27
Overview This is a collection of documents from Corpus Christi luminary Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia, who was a physician, teacher, historian, genealogist, political activist, and club woman. Dr. Garcia was the sister of Dr. Hector P. Garcia but carved her own distinct path next to his. This collection contains biographical material, correspondence, original research, published articles, maps, archival information from Mexico, birth and death records, association and club records, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Santiago Hernandez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-181
Overview The Santiago Hernandez Papers consist of a variety of original correspondence and photocopied newspaper clippings central to the attempt to rename the Three Rivers Post Office after Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Jr. A local resident of Three Rivers, Texas, Longoria was killed in action in the Pacific Theater during World War II. When his body was returned to Three Rivers the local funeral home declined to provide services; ostensibly because Longoria was Mexican-American and it would “upset the...