Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on racism as an attitude as well as works on both attitude and overt discriminatory behavior directed against racial or ethnic groups. Works which are limited to overt discriminatory behavior directed against racial or ethnic groups are entered under [Race discrimination.] Works on racism directed against a particular group are entered under the name of the group with subdivision [Social conditions,] or similar subdivision, e.g. [Civil rights.] When the heading [Racism] is subdivided by place, a second subject entry is made in each case under the name of the place subdivided by [Race relations.]
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 John Randall Peavey (b. 12 Aug 1892, d. 3 Mar 1985), lawman and author of Echoes from the Rio Grande, was interviewed by Dr. Hubert J. Miller for the Pan American University Oral History Program. Part 1. Over the course of two days, December 22-23, 1981, Peavey provides a brief history of his family, describes their relocation to the Valley from St. Louis, and discusses early agricultural and economic development, including farming, ranching, staple crops and...
Scope and Contents These digitized materials consist of the following:Newspaper clippings regarding Jacinto Treviño who killed at least two men in 1910 in Los Indios Texas; Newspaper clippings regarding Juanita Rosales Cantu’s siblings during Pearl Harbor and World War 2; A written transcript of U.S. Corp of Engineers member, Patricio Gonzalez. He talks about World War 2 and a wing piece belonging to a P38 American aircraft fighter that he kept as a keepsake; Files...