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Oct. 18 Stormont Lecture: From a ‘Ladies Auxiliary’ to a Driving Force for Women’s Rights: The Ladies of the American GI Forum

5:30 p.m.
Presented by Dr. Anthony Quiroz, Coordinator of the Mexican American Studies Program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Quiroz discusses his latest research into the role of women with the American GI Forum, a national civil-rights organization birthed in South Texas that works to secure equal rights for Hispanic Americans and particularly Hispanic veterans.

The John W. Stormont Lecture Series is organized by and takes place at the Museum of the Coastal Bend. Lecture topics complement the museum’s mission of enhancing an appreciation and enjoyment for the heritage of the Texas Coastal Bend. Stormont lectures are free and open to the public.
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