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[Notarized statement from Jesus Chavez, State of Texas vs. Frank Deanda]

Description: Notarized statement of Jesus Chavez sworn before Notary Public Minerva H. Garcia on August 23, possibly 1951. This was a certification that payment was received from Frank DeAnda in full payment of damages to Chavez's truck. Chavez also asks for dismissal of his case against Frank DeAnda.
Date: 1951?
Creator: Chavez, Jesus
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Notarized statement from Jesus Chavez, State of Texas vs. Frank Deanda]

Description: Notarized statement of Jesus Chavez sworn before Notary Public Minerva H. Garcia on August 23, possibly 1951. This was a certification that payment was received from Frank DeAnda in full payment of damages to Chavez's truck. Chavez also asks for dismissal of his case against Frank DeAnda.
Date: 1951?
Creator: Chavez, Jesus
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Oral History Interview with Juan Chavez, June 13, 2016

Description: Juan Chávez was born in Colorado of ethnic Mexicans. As a young child, his father died and his family moved from a Colorado mining town to Muleshoe, Texas. In Muleshoe, Chávez remembers facing discrimination and African American children having to go to an African American school. He, as most other ethnic Mexican children in Muleshoe at the time, left school after seventh grade and began working. As a young man, he joined Chicanos Unidos Campesinos, a Muleshoe organization. He also helped lead the Raza Unida Party in the Southern Plains of Texas. He was also a part of the Brown Berets, the UFW, and the Texas Farmworkers Union. He attended demonstrations and marches in various cities like San Antonio, El Paso, Austin, and Washington D.C. with this various parties/groups/organizations. Chavez became the first Mexican American Muleshoe city council member and later the first Mexican American Bailey County Commissioner.
Date: June 13, 2016
Creator: Chavez, Juan; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library