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League of United Latin American Citizens


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alma L. Peña collection on Eulalio H. Marin

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-127

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.

Dates: 1879-2010

Arturo Vasquez, CPA Collection

Identifier: Coll-267

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.

Dates: 1924-2010

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Papers

Identifier: Coll-27
Abstract This is a collection of documents from Corpus Christi luminary Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia, who was a physician, teacher, historian, genealogist, political activist, and club woman. Dr. Garcia was the sister of Dr. Hector P. Garcia but carved her own distinct path next to his. This collection contains biographical material, correspondence, original research, published articles, maps, archival information from Mexico, birth and death records, association and club records, photographs, and...
Dates: Unknown

Rafael Sr. and Virginia Galvan Family papers

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.

Dates: 1890s-2000s

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,...
Dates: 1910 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1996

Esther Bonilla Read Mexican American World War II Oral History Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-223

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.

Dates: 2002-2004

Mayor Gabe Lozano Papers

Identifier: Coll-119

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.

Dates: 1948-1985

Rene Guzman Glover Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-155

These papers, which include genealogical documents, photographs, marriage certificates, and other documents pertaining to the Lozano, Galvan, and Medina families, were collected by Rene Guzman Glover.

Dates: 1885-1960

Santiago Hernandez Papers

Identifier: Coll-181
Abstract 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...
Dates: 2003-2005

Tony Bonilla Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-35

Tony Bonilla is a Corpus Christi lawyer and longtime civic leader and was the first Hispanic State Representative elected from Nueces County.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

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World War II 4
Civil rights 3
Discrimination in education 3
Chicano movement 2
Discrimination 2
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Hispanic Americans 2
Marriage records 2
Mexican American -- Civil Rights 2
Mexican Americans 2
Mexican Americans--Segregation 2
Texas -- Corpus Christi 2
Alice (Tex.) 1
Appearance-based discrimination 1
Armed Forces -- Minorities 1
Armed Forces--Minorities 1
Ballrooms 1
Bilingualism 1
Birth records 1
Black -- History 1
Blacks -- Segregation 1
Campaigns, Election 1
Civil rights workers 1
Copyright -- Newspaper articles 1
Corpus Christi (Tex.) 1
Dams 1
Death records 1
Discrimination in employment 1
Discrimination, Racial 1
Doctors 1
Doctors of medicine 1
Education, Bilingual 1
Elections 1
English-only movement 1
Equal educational opportunity 1
Equal employment opportunity 1
Ex-prisoners of war 1
Genealogy 1
Golf 1
Hispanic Americans -- Economic conditions 1
Hispanic Americans--Economic conditions 1
Hispanic Americans--Education 1
Immigration 1
Immigration enforcement 1
Independence Day (U.S.) 1
Indigenous peoples 1
Journalism 1
Labor leaders 1
Latin Americans--Civil rights 1
Latin Americans--Employment 1
Lawyers, Hispanic American 1
Markers, Historical 1
Marriage licenses 1
Mexican American Genealogy 1
Mexican American Veterans 1
Mexican American political activists 1
Mexican Americans -- Genealogy 1
Mexican Americans -- Music 1
Mexican Americans--Civil Rights 1
Mexican Americans--Economic conditions 1
Migrant labor 1
Minority students 1
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 1
Native Americans 1
POW camps 1
Photocopying 1
Police brutality 1
Politics 1
Race discrimination 1
Segregation 1
Spanish Americans (Latin America) 1
Texas -- Independence 1
Texas -- Naval Air Station Corpus Christi 1
Texas -- Robstown 1
Texas Jazz Festival 1
United States. Circuit Courts 1
Veterans 1
Veterans, Hispanic American 1
Vietnam War (1961-1975) 1
Voting 1
Voting rights 1
Women's leadership 1
Women's rights 1
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