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Orange County Mexican American Historical Society calendar

 Collection — Container: Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2017-016-r

Content Description

This collection contains a 2006 calendar that was created by the Orange County Mexican American Historical Society. It contains the date for when the Mendez v. Westminster suit was filed (March 2nd of 1945), and the date that the Mendez v. Westminster decision was rendered (April 14th of 1947). For the month of April there is a mid-1920s photo of segregated school children from the Logan barrio (now part of Santa Ana). It depicts the children sitting on the dirt for a class picture. The calendar also includes a description on the last page about the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History's exhibition, "Separate is not Equal: Brown v Board of Education" and a picture of a 1930s photograph of El Modena school children at Lincoln Grammar School, a segregated "Mexican" school.

Dates

  • 2006

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This item is a 2006 calendar titled "Images of Orange County, California" that was created by the Orange County Mexican American Historical Society. It contains dates and descriptions relevant to Mendez v. Westminster history.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown
Title
Finding Aid for the Orange County Mexican American Historical Society calendar
Status
Completed
Author
Lissete Ocampo
Date
07/31/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Contact:
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US