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Texas -- Corpus Christi

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Isidro Guzman Papers

Identifier: Coll-43

Isidro Guzman Jr., a Catalog Librarian, left his collection of Mexican American publications and papers to Special Collections and Archives at TAMU-CC in 1991. They include Texas Knights of Columbus Historical Commission records, the Hi-Fairnessee Girls Club publications and local newspapers dating from 1926-1975.

Dates: 1926-1975

Jose Cisneros Collection Regarding a Court Case against C.C.I.S.D and Segregation of Mexican American Children

Identifier: Coll-36

This collection is comprised of documentation from the court case Cisneros v. Corpus Christi ISD. This case established Hispanic Americans as a minority separate from the white classification and helped undo some major systemic racism problems that still lingered a decade and a half after Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas legally ended school segregation.

Dates: 1968 - 1970

Kenneth L. Anthony Historic Photographic Collection

Identifier: Coll.-212
Scope and Contents The Kenneth L. Anthony historic photographic collection contains 1250 photographic prints, color slides, negatives, motion pictures, digital video, and digital photographs of Corpus Christi and its surrounding region taken or collected by longtime resident Kenneth L. Anthony. The images document such subjects as South Texas news and events, behind-the-scenes of a local television station, common and less-common views of Corpus Christi architecture, cityscape and industry and 28...
Dates: 1969 - 2010

Lee Govatos Family Papers

Identifier: Coll-278

The Lee Govatos Family Papers focus on the life and work of his father, John Govatos and the family restaurant business from 1925 though 1960 in Corpus Christi. The business fostered friendships between the Govatos and many local and state politicans and prominent people. The papers reflect those friendships and the growth of Corpus Christi.

Dates: 1910-2009

L.H. Gross collection regarding Corpus Christi History.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-48
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...
Dates: 1919-1989

Meuly-Daimwood Family papers

Identifier: Coll-108

This is a remarkable collection of historical materials documenting the lives of early South Texas settlers and merchant Conrad Meuly, the Daimwood family and their multiple descendants.

Dates: 1812-1970

Oral History Interview of Rolando Perez Garza, 2017-06-20

Content Description From the Collection:

These digital files include oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Jennifer Brown and Dr. Claudia Rueda as part of the South Texas Stories project. Oral histories are about the environmental history of the coastal bend and Mexican American civil rights.

Dates: 2017-06-20

Oral History Interview with Joshua Williams, 2017-09-17

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.

Dates: 2017-09-17

Oral History Interview with Justin Holt, 2017-10-06

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.

Dates: 2017-10-06

Oral History Interview with Miriam Beard, 2017-11-16

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...
Dates: 2017-11-16