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Alma L. Peña collection on Eulalio H. Marin

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-127
Overview Relatives and friends of Eulalio Marin donated to TAMU-CC Special Collections and Archives items pertaining to Eulalio Marin, a journalist, labor organizer, and civil rights leader. A founder and editor of newspapers he is remembered for calling a stop to infighting of Mexican American activists. This initiative led to the founding of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Newspaper articles and LULAC documents describe the historical and political events of Marin’s life.

Arturo Vasquez, CPA Collection

Identifier: Coll-267
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.

Dr. Hector P. Garcia papers

Identifier: Coll-5
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,...

Gilberto Garcia Jasso papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-122
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...

Irene Peña Cipriano Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-252
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...

Roberto G. Salinas Papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-167
Overview Roberto G. Salinas was a colleague of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. He petitioned members of Congress to have a post office in Corpus Christi and a holiday named after Dr. Garcia. This collection includes many publications of the American G.I. Forum.

Santiago Hernandez Papers

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...

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Longoria, Felix Z., Jr., 1920-1945 2
American Federation of Labor 1
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Brown, Jennifer Corrinne 1
Bush, George, 1924-2018 1
Cipriano, Irene Peña, 1940- 1
Cisneros, Henry Gabriel, 1947- 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Club Social Recreativo Latino Americano de Ambro Sexos. Latino Americano de Ambro Sexos 1
Corpus Christi. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
De Anda, James 1
Del Mar College 1
Dolores Garcia 1
El Echo. (newspaper in Alice, Tex.) 1
El Paladin. (newspaper in Corpus Christi) 1
El Sol . (newspaper in South Texas) 1
Frito-Lay, Inc. 1
Gonzalez, Genevieve B. 1
Hefner, Nadine Vasquez 1
Hernandez, Santiago 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Jasso, Gilberto Garcia 1
John Cornyn, 1952 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Judith Zaffirini, 1946 1
Junta del Club Politico Demócrata Mexican-Americano 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
LULAC News 1
League of United Latin American Citizens -- Ladies Council #26 1
League of United Latin American Citizens . Council No. 1. [Corpus Christi] 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council No. 9 . [Robstown] 1
Marin, Eulalio H., 1879-1951 1
Marin, Paz Hernandez 1
Mexican American Democrats of Corpus Christi 1
National Council of La Raza 1
National Hispanic Leadership Conference 1
Nueces County Community Action Program 1
Peña, Alma L. 1
Peña, Domingo 1
Ram Chavez, 1945 1
Raul Yzaguirre , 1914-2014 1
Robstown Record . (newspaper in Robstown, Tex.) 1
Rueda, Claudia 1
Salinas, Roberto S. 1
Samuel L. Neal Jr. 1
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 1
Spanish American Genealogical Association 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 1
Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1
The Progress 1
Tom Kennedy 1
Truan, Carlos Flores, 1935-2012 1
United Nations 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. Texas State Advisory Committee 1
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
Vasquez, CPA, Arturo, 1924-2010 1
Vasquez, Marie Leal 1
Wyatt, Oscar Sherman, 1924- 1
Ximenes, Vicente 1
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