[Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953]

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Report on the Pecos School Board hearing written by Albert Armendariz, LULAC First National Vice-President, to the John J. Herrera and LULAC convention members with handwritten date of 1953. The report gives background of the Pecos School Board segregation of students of Latin American descent and covers board meetings and hearings with the State Commissioner of Education. Almendariz also lists expenses incurred while pursuing the case.

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4 p. ; 36 cm.

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Armendariz, Albert 1953.

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Report on the Pecos School Board hearing written by Albert Armendariz, LULAC First National Vice-President, to the John J. Herrera and LULAC convention members with handwritten date of 1953. The report gives background of the Pecos School Board segregation of students of Latin American descent and covers board meetings and hearings with the State Commissioner of Education. Almendariz also lists expenses incurred while pursuing the case.

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4 p. ; 36 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents as National President, January-March, 1953

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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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Armendariz, Albert. [Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953], report, 1953; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250332/: accessed August 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.