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CRA260 -- Abe Morales Papers


0.50 Linear Feet
February 1987
Revised June 1989
Revised April 1991
Revised December 1992
Revised January 1993
Revised March 1996
Revised June 1999

Scope and Content

Abe Morales, a long-time resident of Gary, donated this collection of photographs and programs documenting the history of Latinos in Gary. Photographs depict activities of the Gary Latin American Democrats, the VFW Post 1563, migrant literacy classes, and other Latino subjects. The programs were produced by several Latino organizations, including the Sociedad Mutualista Mexico in Gary.

Box Description
1 Historical Information, Abe Morales, (1964--)
Letters to the Editor, Abe Morales,(1943-1995)
Telegrams, 1944
Correspondence, Richard Hatcher to Abe Morales,1985
Correspondence, General, (1967-1989)
Program, Gary Latin American Democrats (G.L.A.D.)
Installation Banquet, 1966
Printed material, G.L.A.D. 1965
Program, Club Deportivo-Cultural Hispano, 1984
1 Program, Miss Latin America of Indiana Beauty Pageant, 1983
Programs, Sociedad Mutualista Mexico, (1978-1989)
Commendation, Emilio de la Garza, 1970
Newsclippings, G.L.A.D., 1966
Programs/Newsclippings, VFW Post 1563, Gary, ca. 1965
Proclamation, Mexican Independence Day, 1977
Yearbooks, Inland Steel Company 25 Year Club, 1978, 1984-1985
Program, Latin American Action Committee Dance, 1987
Press Release, Gary Human Relations Advisory Committee, 1964
1 Programs, Parade and Memorial Service, Gary Patriotic Memorial Association, (1964-1969)
Programs, Veterans in Politics, 1964, 1969
Program, Hispanic Heritage, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 1982
Program, Bilingual Conference, Indiana University Northwest, 1983
Announcement, Hispanic Program, United States Postal Service, 1983
Programs, Adult Education, 1988
Program, Willie Velasquez Memorial Banquet, 1992

Subject Tracings

  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Club Deportivo-Cultural Hispano
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Gary Human Relations Commission
  • Gary Latin American Democrats
  • Inland Steel Company
  • Katz, A. Martin
  • Morales, Abe
  • Sociedad Mutualista Mexico
  • Veterans