[Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]

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Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.

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8 p. ; 36 cm.

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Rice, Ben H. June 15, 1948.

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  • Main Title: [Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15]
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Judgment of the case of Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al., regarding segregation of Mexican Americans in schools of Texas. This judgment was declared in the No. 388 Civil District Court of the United States, Western District of Texas by Judge Ben H. Rice.

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8 p. ; 36 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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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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Rice, Ben H. [Judgment, Minerva Delgado et al vs. Bastrop Independent School District - 1948-06-15], legal document, June 15, 1948; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248861/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.