[Letter from John P. Lagomarcino to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-24]

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Letter from John P. Lagomarcino, Attorney, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Office of the Secretary, Washington D.C., to John J. Herrera, enclosing copies of the pleadings for the case of Delgado, et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District, et al. received by him on April 15, 1968.

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2 p. ; 27 cm.

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Lagomarcino, John P. April 24, 1968.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John P. Lagomarcino to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-24]
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Letter from John P. Lagomarcino, Attorney, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Office of the Secretary, Washington D.C., to John J. Herrera, enclosing copies of the pleadings for the case of Delgado, et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District, et al. received by him on April 15, 1968.

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2 p. ; 27 cm.

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Clippings, Correspondence, & Documents re Delgado Case and Segregation of Mexican-Americans in Texas Schools, 1948-1980

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  • [Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District], HPLM_MSS160-b2-f19-12, ark:/67531/metapth248859
  • [Instructions and regulations to all school officers of county, city, town and school districts], HPLM_MSS160-b2-f19-08, ark:/67531/metapth248855

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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 provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

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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  • April 24, 1968

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Lagomarcino, John P. [Letter from John P. Lagomarcino to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-24], letter, April 24, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248853/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.