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World War II

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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

Shelby Davis' World War II Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-294
Content Description

Sgt. Shelby Davis was a veteran who served in Europe during World War II. This collection includes predominantly war-era correspondence, artifacts, newspapers, maps, personal souvenirs, and memorabilia of Davis.

Dates: Event: 1937-1975

Thomas Lloyd Goad Papers

Identifier: Coll-296

Thomas Lloyd Goad was an active Corpus Christi luminary, businessman, academic, and man of many talents. He was a World War II veteran, the owner of Goad Cadillac, and helped create the Alumni Association for Corpus Christi State University before it was absorbed into the Texas A&M System. This collection covers much of his time in Texas before relocating to Virginia in the early 1990’s.

Dates: 1920 - 2000

William Talbert Family Photographs

Identifier: Coll-17

Collection mostly consisting of photographs from very early 1900s to 1980s from the life and times of the Corpus Christi Talbert family.

Dates: 1991-09-11