L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

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Clipping from The Houston Post about a LULAC meeting held to honor Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia. Garcia received the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945, from President Harry Truman. Post photograph features Robert E. Smith ; Sergeant Macario Garcia ; and John J. Herrera. Article is from page 1 of Section 2, Friday, September 7, 1945 edition.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 16 x 26 cm.

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Gregory, Martha September 7, 1945.

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  • Main Title: L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero
  • Alternate Title: LULAC pays homage to Sugar Land war hero
  • Alternate Title: League of United Latin American Citizens pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

Description

Clipping from The Houston Post about a LULAC meeting held to honor Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia. Garcia received the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945, from President Harry Truman. Post photograph features Robert E. Smith ; Sergeant Macario Garcia ; and John J. Herrera. Article is from page 1 of Section 2, Friday, September 7, 1945 edition.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 16 x 26 cm.

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Macario Garcia: Documents and Eulogy

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  • Houston Post, September 7, 1945, Section 2, Pages 1-2

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  • Publication Title: Houston Post
  • Edition: September 7, 1945
  • Page Start: 1, Section 2
  • Page End: 2, Section 2

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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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  • September 7, 1945

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Nov. 23, 2014, 7:43 p.m.

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Gregory, Martha. L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero, clipping, September 7, 1945; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248924/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.