Sandra Robbie documentary film
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.
- Other: Release date, 2003
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This collection contains a copy of Sandra Robbie's film, Mendez Vs. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todos Los Niños.
Leatherby Libraries, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
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