78th U.S. Congress, Second Session, Senate Bill 2048

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Bill introduced to the United States Senate and House of Representatives to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, or ancestry.

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16 p. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress (78th, 2nd session : 1944) 1944.

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  • Main Title: 78th U.S. Congress, Second Session, Senate Bill 2048
  • Added Title: A bill to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, or ancestry.
  • Series Title: Senate Bills
  • Series Title: 78th U.S. Congress

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Bill introduced to the United States Senate and House of Representatives to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, or ancestry.

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16 p. ; 28 cm.

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John J. Herrera--Carlos E. Castañeda: Correspondence & Documents re President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice, 1943-1945

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Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30] (Letter)

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30]

Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, enclosing a copy of the Senate Bill S 2048, which will prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin or ancestry. He is also enclosing a copy of pamphlet on "How the FEPC Operates."

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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30], HPLM_MSS160-b2-f08B-24, ark:/67531/metapth248748

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United States. Congress (78th, 2nd session : 1944). 78th U.S. Congress, Second Session, Senate Bill 2048, legislative document, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248751/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.