Mexican Americans -- Civil rights
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains the papers of community activists and educators Eduardo Hernández-Chávez and Ysaura Bernal-Enríquez, formerly of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The correspondence, notes, news clippings, flyers, photographs, and other materials papers document their community organizing efforts in New Mexico, as leaders of the Recuerda a César Chávez Committee and the New Mexicans Against Proposition 187, as well as their work on other issues of concern to the greater Chicano/Mexicano...
Abstract The Francisco E. Martínez Papers chronicle the 1980s legal proceedings and defense committee activity of Chicano activist attorney "Kiko" Martínez, accused of mailing letter bombs in Denver, Colorado in 1973. The papers also concern Martínez' activist and legal work from the mid-1960s to the mid-1990s in areas as diverse as the Chicano Movement in Colorado; prisoner's rights and civil rights in the U.S., Latin America, and around the world; land issues in Colorado's San Luis Valley; and the...
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Gloria Montoya Chavez, a student, administrator, writer, and advocate for Chicano/a and other minority issues. These papers deal with professional, personal, and political struggle within the University of New Mexico’s Chicano Studies and Chicano Student Services, also known as Hispanic Student Services, and in the surrounding community.
Abstract The Joseph M. Montoya Papers document Montoya's career in politics, primarily in the U. S. House of Representatives and U. S. Senate. The collection contains administrative files, correspondence, legislation, reports, speeches, press releases, campaign materials, and news clippings.
Dates: 1913-1977; Majority of material found within 1957-1976
Abstract This collection contains records of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Carlsbad chapter. Materials relate to local, regional and national LULAC activities and policies. This collection documents LULAC's involvement with immigrant rights, education, and issues concerning the elderly. The collection was amassed by Ursulo Castillo.
Abstract This collection contains records of the Recuerda a César Chávez Committee including planning activities to recognize and commemorate the life and work of labor activist, César Chávez.