Mexican Americans -- California -- History
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Christopher Arriola Mendez v. Westminster records
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.
Ayala family papers
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.
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.
"Fire in the Morning" exhibit digital images
Guzman family records
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.
James Kent thesis
James Kent thesis
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.
California Land Grant collection
This resource contains 14 legal and court documents dating from 1828-1869 and related to land grant cases argued by the prominent San Francisco firm Halleck, Peachy and Billings.
Rafael Lopez art
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.
Los Angeles Law Library records
This collection consists of material related to Mendez v. Westminster and was donated by the Los Angeles Law Library.
Mike Madrid Mendez v. Westminster records
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.
Mendez v. Westminster collection: Palomino family papers
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.
Mendez v. Westminster legacy ephemera
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.
Mendez v. Westminster Online Photo Archive
Seiko Munemitsu and Gonzalo Mendez lease agreements
This collection contains two original leases for farm land made between Seiko Munemitsu and Gonzalo Mendez in Westminster, CA.
Orange County Mexican American Historical Society calendar
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.
Sandra Robbie documentary film
This collection contains a copy of Sandra Robbie's film, Mendez Vs. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todos Los Niños.
Sandra Robbie Mendez v. Westminster records
Santa Ana Unified School District records
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.
Westminster, California Colonia Photographs
Westminster Unified School District records
This collection contains Westminster School District board meeting minutes, Westminster Elementary school class photographs, other documents, commemorative stamps and stamp memorabilia.