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Rafael Sr. and Virginia Galvan Family papers

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Identifier: Coll-118
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 300 photographs, newspapers, concert posters, correspondence, scrapbooks, obituaries, wedding invitations, ephemera, biographical narratives, business cards, and marriage certificates ranging from the late 1800’s to the early 2000’s. It is for the most part geographically confined to the South Texas region, although there are minor exceptions.

Dr. Hector P. Garcia papers

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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,...

Santiago Hernandez Papers

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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 GI Forum 1
Amicitia Ladies Social Club 1
Bonilla, Tony , 1936 1
Corpus Christi Independent School District (Tex.) 1
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De Anda, James 1
Dolores Garcia 1
Dorsey Jr., Thomas Francis "Tommy", 1905-1956 1
Ellington, Edward Kennedy "Duke", 1899-1974 1
Frito-Lay, Inc. 1
Galvan II, Rafael , 1924-2016 1
Galvan family 1
Galvan, Edward "Eddie" , 1927-2011 1
Galvan, Rafael, Sr., 1887-1966 1
Galvan, Robert M. "Bobby" 1
Galvan, Sam R. "Sammy", 1924-2010 1
Galvan, Virginia Reyes, 1889-1980 1
Garcia, Clotilde P., 1917-2003 1
Garcia, Hector P., 1914-1996 1
General Alberto Cardenas 1
Gonzalez, Genevieve B. 1
Hernandez, Santiago 1
Hoeltzel, Virginia "Vicky" Galvan 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
John Cornyn, 1952 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Judith Zaffirini, 1946 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Martinez, Rosa Galvan , 1910-2003 1
Mexican American Woman’s Auxiliary to Woodman of the World 1
Multicultural Center at Heritage Park 1
National Council of La Raza 1
National Hispanic Leadership Conference 1
Oliveria, Mamie Galvan , 1922-2018 1
Peña, Domingo 1
Port Ayers American G.I. Forum 1
Prezas, Patricia "Patty" Galvan, 1920-2016 1
Ram Chavez, 1945 1
Raul Yzaguirre , 1914-2014 1
Samuel L. Neal Jr. 1
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 1
Texas Bandmasters Association 1
Texas Jazz Festival Society 1
Texas Ranger Division 1
The Progress 1
Tom Kennedy 1
United Nations 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. Texas State Advisory Committee 1
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
Velasco, Raul , 1933-2006 1
Ximenes, Vicente 1
de LaVina, Beatrice Galvan , 1909-2003 1
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