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Mexican American Veterans

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Xico P. Garcia Collection Regarding Dr. Hector P. Garcia and Mexican American Civil Rights

Identifier: Coll-114

Dr. Xico P. Garcia was a physician and civil rights activist. He was the brother of Dr. Hector P. Garcia and Dr. Clotilde Garcia. The collection include correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, VHS, and cassette tapes.

Dates: 1946-1996

Gilbert Q. Casares American GI Forum Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-195

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 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