World War II
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
This collection represents a lifetime of Texas history research by Corpus Christi Caller-Times columnist Bill Walraven.
These papers give a glimpse into the research of Patrick Carroll and contain many sources, manuscripts, and edits to his works. This collection also contains information on obtaining the Hector Garcia Collection which Patrick Carroll aided in.
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.
Gilbert Q. Casares was in WWII and in the Korean Conflict. He was involved with the American GI Forum (AGIF) from its inception in 1948. He was honored for being in the AGIF for fifty years in 1998.
Esther Bonilla Read is a writer and former educator in public and private schools. In 2022, she received the Lifetime Achievement award presented to her by the YWCA of Corpus Christi. The collection includes 73 typed transcripts and 40 mini-cassette tapes based on interviews from Mexican Americans and others during 2002-2004.
This collection is a brief snapshot in time of Jose Flore’s prisoner of war experience in the European theater of World War II, and the paperwork trail that followed it.
Kenneth K. McCaleb was a newspaperman, writer, and World War II War Correspondent for the International News Service (INS). His papers include manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs. Also included are World War II artifacts and documents of Colonel James Williams Allison III.