Orozco Family Papers, 1976-
Mexican American family from Cuero, Texas. Aurora Estrada Orozco and her four daughters, María Teresa, Sylvia, Irma, and Cynthia, have been active in the fields of art, politics, journalism, and historical research.
Consists of letters, manuscripts, resumés, publications, handbills, newspapers, posters and programs relating to members of the Orozco family or their activities from the 1970s. The bulk of the material reflects the interests and activities of Cynthia Orozco. Contains letters, articles, press releases, clippings, handbills and posters relating to Chicano student activism at the University of Texas and elsewhere, Chicano cultural events in Austin, Texas, feminist issues, and political campaigns. Some programs, publications, and posters reflect the activities of María Teresa, Irma, and Sylvia Orozco. Several issues of Para la gente, and Austin paper edited by Irma which supported the Raza Unidad Party, are included. Also contains a resumé for and writings by Aurora Estrada Orozco.
Organized in six series: 1. Orozco family, 2. Aurora Estrada Orozco, 3. Cynthia Orozco, 4. Irma Estella Orozco, 5. María Teresa Orozco, and 6. Sylvia Orozco. Container list available.
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Cite as: Orozco Family Papers, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.
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