[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]

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Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Perales, Alonso S. December 3, 1951.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]
  • Added Title: Wetback in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

Description

Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.

Physical Description

2 p. ; 28 cm.

Notes

Dr. Hector P. Garcia & G.I. Forum, 1950s-1970s

Letter marked: "Confidential, Please return."

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Texas Cultures Online

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

John J. Herrera Papers

This collection includes correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Herrera is best known for playing a pivotal role in key cases that desegregated schools and fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • December 3, 1951

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Aug. 4, 2013, 11:35 a.m.

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Perales, Alonso S. [Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders], letter, December 3, 1951; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248792/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.