The Ayala family papers contain personal correspondence and documents of Jeannie (Ayala) Murphy and Cora (Ayala) Oviedo. It includes photographs of the Ayala sisters, of their parents, class photos, and their sister Isabel Ayala who was a witness in the Mendez v. Westminster trial. A highlight of the collection is a transcript of Isabel Ayala's testimony in the Mendez v. Westminster trial. Also included is ephemera related to the legacy of the Mendez v. Westminster case.
1940 - 2011
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The Ayala family papers consist of photos, personal correspondence, and documents of the Ayala sisters and photos of their parents and their classes. Included is a transcript of Isabel Ayala's testimony in the Mendez v. Westminster trial and ephemera related to the legacy of the case.
Leatherby Libraries, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Cora (Ayala) Oviedo and Jeannie (Ayala) Murphy.
[Identify Item], Ayala family papers (2009.017.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA. http://chapman.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/3/resources/99 Accessed November 17, 2017.