Texas -- Corpus Christi
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Jose Cisneros Collection Regarding a Court Case against C.C.I.S.D and Segregation of Mexican American Children
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Jose Cisneros collection consists of twelve cubic feet of public documents from the court case including the court reporter's transcripts of the proceedings, records of appeals, numerous exhibits, and other items from the case of Cisneros vs. Corpus Christi Independent School District concerning segregation of Mexican American students. The Jose Cisneros collection represents a voluminous record of an important legal event in post World War II Mexican American history.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The L. H. Gross collection consists of stock certificates for Texas Land and Title Company and Guaranty Title Company, and a book containing list of stockholders, meeting minutes, and bylaws of the Texas Land and Title Company as well as postcards. Some of the postcards show the damage done to Corpus Christi by a storm that came ashore on the Texas Gulf Coast in its vicinity on September 14, 1919. Mainly due to a devastating tidal surge, the storm caused significant loss of life...
Scope and Contents The Meuly-Daimwood family papers contain an extensive number of documents, photographs, and books related to the daily lives of several prominent, related families in Corpus Christi, Texas, and its surrounding area during the 19th and 20th centuries. These family names include Meuly, Daimwood, Magnenat, Blucher, Humphreys, Rahn, and Creglow. As such, the collection reveals much about the growth of Corpus Christi from its earliest days as a frontier community through the boom times of the modern...
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 24 minute oral history interview of Joshua Williams conducted by TAMU-CC student Angellysse Godoy. Joshua talks about his preparations for Hurricane Harvey including the process of debating whether to ride out the storm or to evacuate. He also talks about his experiences riding out the storm and whether or not he would do it again.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 42 minute oral history interview of Rockport, Texas resident Justin Holt conducted by TAMU-CC student Garrett Brundage. Justin talks about his efforts preparing for Hurricane Harvey, the damage to his house and Rockport businesses, and the relief efforts. He also compares his experience with Hurricane Harvey to his experiences with hurricanes as a child.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 37 minute 4 second oral history interview of Miriam (Mimi) Beard conducted by TAMU-CC student Jeffrey Schaffer. Mimi talks about learning about Hurricane Harvey days before landfall, evacuating with her family, how she decided to evacuate, and what it was like to return to Corpus Christi incuding surveying the condition of her apartment complex. She also talks about how her employer, Education Service Center Region 2, helped the most affected areas and their...
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 25 minute 51 second oral history interview of TAMU-CC Laboratory Coordinator I Philip Jose conducted by TAMU-CC student Anabel Roeder. Philip talks about how he and the other laboratory staff evacuated the laboratory animals ahead of Hurricane Harvey. Philip also talks about his experiences with Hurricane Ike.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 19 minute 1 second oral history interview with lawyer and state representative Todd Hunter conducted by TAMU-CC student Karina Lovas. Representative Hunter talks about how he prepared for Hurricane Harvey and his experiences riding out the storm in Corpus Christi. Additionally, he talks about his volunteer work in the area after the storm.