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Garcia, Arcenio A.

Creator Abstract: Arcenio A. Garcia was elected Mayor of Cotulla, Texas in 1972 as a member of the Raza Unida Party, becoming the first Mexican-American to serve as mayor of the city. He also won the 1974 election, but was removed from the position when the city council ruled that Mr. Garcia was living outside Cotulla at the time of the election. In 1976, Garcia was elected County Commissioner of Precinct #3 in La Salle County, Texas. In addition to his positions as Mayor and County Commissioner, Garcia was a member of Barrios Unidos, a public service organization, which he served as Chairperson and Public Official on the Board. He was also editor of the bulletin El Informador (The Informer).
Content Abstract: The collection documents Garcia's work as Chairperson of Barrios Unidos, Mayor of Cotulla and County Commissioner of Precinct #3 of La Salle County. It also includes general information related to the Raza Unida Party and Garcia as a member of the Democratic Party of Texas.

Garnett, Edward H.

Creator Abstract: Edward H. Garnett served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, training in San Antonio, Texas in 1942 and Victoria, Texas in 1943.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises correspondence between Edward H. Garnett and friend Arlea Newman. The correspondence dates from October 1942 to March 1943, while Mr. Garnett served in the Army Air Corps.

Garza, Leonel, Jr., 1957-2014.

Creator Abstract: Leo Garza was a political cartoonist who drew for the San Antonio Express News from 1987 to 2007. His daily strip cartoons touched on a variety of national and local topics, from national and state elections, to San Antonio social and cultural events. Characters Nacho Gurache and his sidekick Fulano entertained readers with their comical misadventures and often frank commentary on San Antonio life.
Content Abstract: The Leo Garza Political Cartoon Collection is comprised of original pen and ink and mixed media comic panels and strips, composed on matte paper and art board.

Garza, Xavier.

Creator Abstract: Xavier Garza is an author, artist, and storyteller whose work focuses primarily on his experiences growing up in the small border town of Rio Grande City. He is the author and illustrator of Lucha Libre: The Man in the Silver Mask and Charro Claus and the Tejas Kid.
Content Abstract: The Xavier Garza Papers consist of typescript manuscripts, pencil and ink sketches, acrylic paintings and newspaper and magazine articles related to the Lucha Libre: The Man in the Silver Mask and Charro Claus and the Tejas Kid.

Gaul, Malinda.

Creator Abstract: Malinda Gaul is a San Antonio lawyer and involved in several local organizations including the American Association of University Women and the Bexar County Women's Bar Association.
Content Abstract: This collection includes materials from the local organizations Gaul was involved with, including correspondence, directories, membership materials, newsletters and reports.

Gebhardt Mexican Foods Company.

Creator Abstract: Gebhardt Mexican Foods Company, based in San Antonio, was famous for Eagle Brand Chili Powder.
Content Abstract: The records include advertisements, publicity photographs, and administrative material.

Gelo, Daniel J., 1957-.

Creator Abstract: Daniel J. Gelo is Professor of Anthropology, Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences and Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and since 2004 has served as dean of UTSA’s College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA).
Content Abstract: The Daniel Gelo Papers include manuscript drafts, correspondence, committee files, grant files, documentary footage, and lectures related to Gelo's career at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

George, Mary Carolyn Hollers.

Creator Abstract: Mary Carolyn Hollers George is a writer and architectural historian.
Content Abstract: The Mary Carolyn Hollers George Collection consists of research notes, audio tapes of interviews, notes on the interviews and correspondence about her research. Most of the material dates from 1978 to 1988.

Giles, Alfred, 1853-1920

Creator Abstract: Born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, Alfred Giles took on an apprenticeship with the architectural firm of Giles and Bivens in London for two years before immigrating to the United States and eventually settling in Texas. By 1876, Giles had established his own architectural firm. As a prominent architect, Giles produced designs for over 90 structures.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1861-1955 and 1972-1989 and includes correspondence, cards, photographs, artwork by Giles, books, magazines, clippings, legal documents, diaries, and scrapbooks that relate to the Giles family, Hillingdon Ranch (Texas), and Alfred Giles work as an architect.

Ginn, William O.

Creator Abstract: William O. "Bill" Ginn was a composer and arranger of film music, advertising music and commercial music for such performers as Leonard Cohen, Jennifer Warnes, Alejandro Escovedo, and Joe Scruggs.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the William O. Ginn Papers is comprised of sheet music, project files and correspondence.

Glasberg, Bella

Creator Abstract: Mrs. Bella Glasberg was an active member of several Jewish women’s organizations in San Antonio. The height of her activity occurred from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. She was elected president of the San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women for the 1943-1944 term. Glasberg also served as president and was a long-term member of The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah.
Content Abstract: The Bella Glasberg Papers document her involvement in San Antonio Jewish women’s organizations from 1936-1970, and consist of administrative records, printed materials, ephemera and a scrapbook.

Glossbrenner, Ernestine 1932-

Creator Abstract: Ernestine Glossbrenner served 16 years as Texas State Representative from 1977 until her retirement in 1993. While she contributed important legislation to other causes such as worker safety, Glossbrenner is most known for her victories in the realm of public education. Glossbrenner was heavily involved with local and national women's organizations during her time in office.
Content Abstract: The Ernestine Glossbrenner Papers document the State Representative's career through correspondence, legal documentation, photographs, awards and printed materials. These papers also include materials of her time as an educator before assuming office in 1977. Finally, a small amount of her post-political activities are documented through 1996. The collection is separated into three series: Political Career, Texas Women's Political Caucus and Personal Records.

Goethel, Bessie G., 1906-2001.

Creator Abstract: Bessie G. Goethel served as part of the Bexar County Red Cross Motor Corps during World War II and volunteered her dog, Fritizie, to the war effort.
Content Abstract: This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material and ephemera documenting the World War II period.

González, Bárbara Renaud, 1953-

Creator Abstract: Bárbara Renaud González is a free-lance writer, journalist, and activist. In recent years, she has devoted most of her time to her writing endeavors, recently having her book, Golondrina, Why Did You Leave Me? published. Her essays and articles have appeared in countless newspapers and magazines. She has appeared on television and radio, worked as a consultant and has been recognized on numerous occassions for her work as a writer and her civic involvement.
Content Abstract: Collection consists of Golondrina materials including manuscripts, chapters, notes, poetry, clippings, books, and other material used for research. A book proposal for Mestiza, Also included are columns and essays written by Gonzalez, journalism audio and video cassette tapes, floppy disks holding backups, correspondence, fliers and programs, and magazines.

Gonzalez, Charles (Charles A.)

Creator Abstract: Charles A. Gonzalez served seven terms in the United States Congress as the Representative from the 20th Congressional District of Texas, which includes the City of San Antonio.
Content Abstract: The Charles (Charlie) A. Gonzalez Papers document Gonzalez's career in the United States Congress from 1998-2012. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation and project files.

Gresham and Negley Families

Creator Abstract: The four generations of Gresham and Negley family members represented in this collection include William B. Negley, Susan Maria Jones Negley, William B. Negley, Richard Van Wyck Negley, Sr., William Walter Negley, Rose Gertrude Negley Gresham, Rupert Neely Gresham, Sr., Rupert Neely Gresham, Jr., and Susan Maria Jones Gresham Crudgington Davidge. Most family members lived and worked in San Antonio, Texas during the bulk of the 20th century.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1845 through 2003 (with the bulk of materials dating 1885-1917 and includes correspondence between four generations of family members, photographs, business papers, household receipts, postcard albums, and scrapbooks. Collectively these papers show the family ties that the family maintained over more than 100 years, as well as social and business relationships that the family maintained in San Antonio.

Griffith, Ilse, 1900-1999.

Creator Abstract: Ilse Griffith was a volunteer with The San Antonio Conservation Society, San Antonio Herb Society, Institute of Texas Cultures and Texas Folklore Society.
Content Abstract: This collection consists of brochures, clippings, newsletters and assorted printed materials primarily related to historic landmarks in San Antonio and surrounding areas.

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Creator Abstract: The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center records are currently unprocessed, but primarily consist of administrative materials, financial documents, articles, clippings, correspondence, programs, press materials, newsletters, scripts, artifacts, photographs, audiovisual and electronic materials and posters.
Content Abstract: Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center is the largest community-based, multi-disciplinary organization in the United States. Their mission is to preserve, promote and develop the arts and culture of the Chicano/Latino/Native American peoples for all ages and backgrounds through public and educational programming.

Guajardo, Elena 1952 -

Creator Abstract: The Elena Guajardo papers document her campaign to win the District 7 seat on San Antonio's City Council in 2005 and subsequent re-election campaigns. The collection contains materials from her time on City Council as well as items that document Guajardo's involvement in community projects.
Content Abstract: Elena Guajardo became the first openly gay candidate to secure a place on San Antonio's City Council in 2005. She advocated for environmental protections, improved public services, and serving the needs of working class families.

Gutiérrez, José Angel

Creator Abstract: Dr. José Angel Gutiérrez was a leading Chicano activist and political leader in the 1960s and 1970s in Texas. He was also one of the co-founders of La Raza Unida political party that helped to raise public consciousness of Chicano civil rights issues.
Content Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, articles, photographic materials, audio tapes, posters, and ephemera. These materials document the breadth of José Angel Gutiérrez's interests, research and social activism early in his career. The bulk of the materials document Gutiérrez's activities in Oregon during the 1980s.