Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 181, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This digital collection consists of two photographs, an oral history with Lidia Flores, widow of Alfonso Loredo Flores, and legal documents pertaining to the murder of Alfonso Loredo Flores, a 20-year-old bystander and a victim of the 1971 Pharr Riots. Flores was stepping out of Ramos' Hair Styling Center located on the corner of Bell Ave. and Cage Blvd. when he was allegedly shot in the head by Deputy Sheriff Robert C. Johnson. Robert C. Johnson's indictment and arrest took place on...
Dates: 1971-02-06 - 1973-02-08
Collection — 179
Content Description The Brent Campney Collection consists of research files accumulated during Dr. Campney's research into race relations in South Texas, particularly the Rio Grande Valley, during the 19th and 20th Centuries. The collection has a series of folders dealing with (in most cases) long forgotten episodes of racism and violence in South Texas and are intended to 1) inform interested scholars that these incidents occurred and; 2) provide a starting point for their own research into the incidents.
Dates: 1852 - 1990
Scope and Contents These 207 images document the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Edcouch-Elsa Walkouts, which took place in Novemeber 1968. The images primarily cover the march from the Edcouch-Elsa administrative buildings to the auditorium. The original students from 1968 led this anniversary march.