[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

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Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Cisneros, Abel July 10, 1951.

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  • Main Title: [Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]
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Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence, Documents, and Clippings, January-July, 1951

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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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Cisneros, Abel. [Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10], legal document, July 10, 1951; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250175/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.