Orange County Mexican American Historical Society calendar
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.
- Creation: 2006
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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.
Leatherby Libraries, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
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- Finding Aid for the Orange County Mexican American Historical Society calendar
- Lissete Ocampo
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