Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Angelica Tovar was a political figure who was influential to the organization of the Mexican American Democrats and LULAC. She was an active member in Mexican American politics for the Democratic party in Corpus Christi
Gutzon Borglum was a world-renowned artist and sculptor, most famous for his creation of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This collection covers the time he worked on that project, and many other smaller scale projects that he worked on with varying degrees of success from his studio in San Antonio, Texas.
The L. DeWitt Hale papers consist of approximately 68 linear feet of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, publications, reports, legislative files, and other types of documents. They reflect his many contributions to Corpus Christi, Nueces County, and Texas, and are a wealth of information on the legislative process as well as the political issues of the time.
Gabe Lozano was a business man and politician that spent his life working to improve Corpus Christi. He was active in a large spectrum of activities in the area and was the first Hispanic American Mayor of Corpus Christi. Son of pioneering local legend Vincente Lozano, Gabe was a pioneer himself; persistently pushing for causes he felt strongly about and helping transform Corpus Christi into the city it is today.