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Chicano movement

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Judge and Mrs. Lorenzo Rojas Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-116

The bulk of the items are connected with Chicano movement struggles and activities chiefly in South Texas but also give glimpses to the larger fight for equality by Chicano groups in the rest of the United States. Rojas was a migrant worker before he was elected to be the Justice of the Peace in Robstown, Texas. He was prominent in founding the grassroots organization, FAMILIAS UNIDAS.

Dates: 1970-1996; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1982

Oral History Interview of Adolfo "Duffy" Ramírez, 2016-09-09

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: 2016-09-09

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