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Sandra Robbie documentary film

 Collection — Container: Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 11
Identifier: 2009-052-r

Content Description

This collection contains a copy of Sandra Robbie's Mendez Vs. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todos Los Niños. It was released in 2003 and features Sylvia Mendez, Robert L. Carter, Christopher Arriola, Jerome Mendez, Janice Munemitsu, and Felicitas Mendez. The documentary focuses on the story of the Mendez family and the Mendez v. Westminster case of 1946. Gonzalo Mendez's children were denied admission to a Westminster public school because they were of Mexican descent. Mendez and four other Mexican-American fathers, Palomino, Estrada, Guzman and Ramirez, came together in 1945 to file the lawsuit against the Orange County school districts that segregated Mexican American children.

Dates

  • Other: Release date, 2003

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

0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains a copy of Sandra Robbie's film, Mendez Vs. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todos Los Niños.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor Unknown
Title
Finding Aid for the Sandra Robbie documentary film
Status
Completed
Author
Lissete Ocampo
Date
8/2/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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

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