Riots -- Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 0033
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal and professional writings and correspondence of Milsaps, including his journals. In addition, the collection is comprised of many scrapbooks, photographs, and published works that Milsaps collected on his travels across the globe. Several areas of note include materials relating to Hawaii prior to US statehood; the Phillipines in and around the Spanish-American War and Phillipine Insurrection; materials related to the Civil War with perspectives from both...
Dates: 1531-1986; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1930
Identifier: MSS 1466
Scope and Contents This collection is almost entirely composed of printed, digitally accessed or photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the May 7, 1977 slaying of Joe Campos Torres by Houston police officers, and the subsequent 1978 Cinco de Mayo riot at Moody Park fueled by it and other incidents of police brutality against Latinos during the 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1977-1978; 1976-2003