[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

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Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.

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2 p. ; 36 cm.

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Edgar, J. W. December 3, 1951.

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Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.

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2 p. ; 36 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents, August-December, 1951

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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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  • December 3, 1951

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Edgar, J. W. [Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03], legal document, December 3, 1951; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250212/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.