[Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20]

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Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens, dated April 20, 1955, calling for early planning and preparations for the national Convention to be held in Galveston, Texas.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Adame, David April 20, 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - April 20, 1955]

Description

Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens, dated April 20, 1955, calling for early planning and preparations for the national Convention to be held in Galveston, Texas.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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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 for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

This collection includes correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Herrera is best known for playing a pivotal role in key cases that desegregated schools and fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • April 20, 1955

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Jan. 29, 2014, 1:04 p.m.

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Adame, David. [Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20], letter, April 20, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250527/: accessed February 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.