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The Enrique "Henry" Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 533 large
The materials include biographical informaton on Tomas and correspondence and event pictures, conference programs and flyers coordinated by the state and local chapters from 1978 through 2003.

Dates

  • 1979 - 2007

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Access The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

.4 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Biographical / Historical

This collection of materials was organized by Enrique "Henry" Martinez, Chapter Commander for the American GI Forum [Sgt.] Tomas V. Martinez Chapter, Bay City Michigan. Enrique was the brother of Sgt. Martinez who was the first soldier from Bay County Michigan to die in action during the Vietnam War. he items in the collection were collected by Enrique between 1966 when Tomas was killed in action through 2003 when he actively quit collecting. Enrique died was born in 1943 and died in 2007. Enrique led to establish the local chapter named American GI Forum. Tomas V. Martinez Chapter.

Existence and Location of Originals

These are photocopies of materials provided by Enrique Martinez. The originals reside with his family.

Processing Information

Processed by Diana Rivera.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for The Enrique "Henry" Martinez papers
Subtitle
Tomas V. Martinez American GI Forum Bay City Michigan Chapter
Status
completed
Author
Diana Rivera
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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