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Mendez et al. v Westminster et al. Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Christopher Arriola Mendez v. Westminster records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-053-r
Overview This collection contains articles and documents related to the Mendez v. Westminster case. These records were put together by Christopher Arriola, a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Santa Clara who appeared in Sandra Robbie's 2003 documentary film Mendez vs. Westminster: For All the Children.
Dates: 1912 - 2005

Ayala family papers

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2009-017-r
Overview 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.
Dates: 1940 - 2011

Erica Bennett short film

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 5, Folder: 14
Identifier: 2017-012-r
Overview This item is a short film on DVD titled "Mendez v. Westminster: Families for Equality" and was created by Erica Bennett. It was donated by Bennett in January of 2011.
Dates: Publication: Released in 2010

Colon-Muniz records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 5, Folder: 9-12
Identifier: 2008-048-r
Overview This collection contains materials regarding the "Mendez v. Westminster 60th Anniversary and Official U.S. Postage Stamp Unveiling" event held at Chapman University on April 14, 2007.
Dates: c. 2007-2011

Guzman family records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-021-r
Overview This collection contains items that belonged to the Guzman family, who participated in the Mendez v. Westminster case of 1946. The collection includes family realia such as articles of clothing, textiles, a watch, a homemade doll, and other records such as a news clipping and family photographs.
Dates: From 1922 to mid-1980s

James Kent thesis

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2010-004-r
Overview This collection contains an original (second) copy of James Kent's master's thesis from the University of Oregon. The thesis is titled "Segregation of Mexican school children in Southern California" and the research was used as evidence against him and the Orange County schools during the Mendez v. Westminster trial.
Dates: 1940 - 1941

Rafael Lopez art

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-032-r
Overview This collection contains the original artwork that was used to design the Mendez v. Westminster Commemorative Stamp in 2007. The artwork was created by artist Rafael Lopez and donated by him on October 20, 2010. The collection also includes two posters that feature the stamp design.
Dates: Event: 2007

Los Angeles Law Library records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 5, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: 2009-010-r
Overview This collection consists of material related to Mendez v. Westminster and was donated by the Los Angeles Law Library.
Dates: 1946, 2004, 2007

Mike Madrid Mendez v. Westminster records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 5, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2009-018-r
Overview This collection contains material donated by Professor Mike Madrid, Ph.D., Education Director at Chapman University, and consists of material that is related to the Mendez v. Westminster case.
Dates: 1997 – 2008

David Marcus records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: 2017-013-r
Overview This collection consists of a high resolution photo of David Marcus and one plaque that belonged to Marcus from his law office.
Dates: c. 1944 - 1948

Mendez v. Westminster collection: Palomino family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-020-r
Overview This collection consists of photographs, clippings, correspondences, and other documents related to Arthur Palomino and his family, including some records related to the Mendez v. Westminster case of 1946.
Dates: 1920s - 2012

Mendez v. Westminster commemorative stamp proof sheets

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 5, Folder: 15
Identifier: 2017-017-r
Overview This collection consists of two Mendez v. Westminster stamp sheets, a stamped envelope, and a small flyer for the stamp ceremony.
Dates: Event: September 14, 2007

Mendez v. Westminster group study room dedication photographs

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 10
Identifier: 2017-018-r
Overview This collection contains digital photographs from the celebration of the dedication of Mendez v. Westminster group study room and Mendez v. Westminster Archive.
Dates: Event: October 14, 2009

Mendez v. Westminster group study room dedication records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2009-059-r
Overview This collection contains invitations, programs, and certificates from the celebration of the dedication of Mendez v. Westminster group study room (located on the third floor of Leatherby Libraries) and Mendez v. Westminster Archive, in honor of the Sayre Family, held on October 14, 2009.
Dates: Event: October 14, 2009

Mendez v. Westminster legacy ephemera

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 2-8
Identifier: 2017-015-r
Overview This collection contains ephemera such as flyers, programs, invitations, letters, exhibit guides, pamphlets, and other papers from events regarding the legacy of the Mendez v. Westminster case of 1946.
Dates: 2006 – 2016

Seiko Munemitsu and Gonzalo Mendez lease agreements

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: 2009-041-r
Overview This collection contains two original leases for farm land made between Seiko Munemitsu and Gonzalo Mendez in Westminster, CA.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Sandra Robbie documentary film

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 6, Folder: 11
Identifier: 2009-052-r
Overview This collection contains a copy of Sandra Robbie's film, Mendez Vs. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todos Los Niños.
Dates: Other: Release date, 2003

Sandra Robbie Mendez v. Westminster records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-029-r
Overview This collection consists of materials donated by Sandra Robbie related to the Mendez v. Westminster case and includes a photograph of the Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez Memorial Library, photographs of the Mendez family, various DVD and CD copies, a program from the memorial service of Robert L. Carter, documents for a National Historic Landmark status for the courthouse where the Mendez case was held, copies of theses related to the trial and its legacy, El Modena School Board reports, documents...
Dates: c. 1930s – 2014

Santa Ana Unified School District records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 15-16
Identifier: 2009-028-r
Overview This collection contains materials regarding the the USPS Mendez v. Westminster Commemorative Stamp event of 2007, and the grand opening and dedication ceremony for the Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School in 2001. Also included are digital images of Santa Ana Board of Education Meeting Minutes from 1946 and 1947.
Dates: 1946 - 2007

Westminster Unified School District records

 Collection — Mendez v. Westminster Box 2, Folder: 10-14
Identifier: 2009-035-r
Overview This collection contains Westminster School District board meeting minutes, Westminster Elementary school class photographs, other documents, commemorative stamps and stamp memorabilia.
Dates: 1944 – 2007; Majority of material found within 1944 – 1947