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Box 5-30


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Membership files,, 1963-1978

 Archival Record — Box: 5-30
Scope and Content From the Collection: The Reies Lopez Tijerina Papers document Tijerina's career as a Chicano activist in New Mexico with the bulk of the collection reflecting his activities from 1963-1978. Tijerina is most remembered for his June 5, 1967 raid on the Rio Arriba County Courthouse in Tierra Amarilla and the ensuing trial in which he defended himself to a 'not guilty' verdict. The majority of the collection consists of the records of the land grant organization that he founded in 1963, the Alianza Federal...
Dates: 1963-1978