[Colorado LULAC News, Volume 1, Number 2, April 1977]

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LULAC Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 2 for Colorado in April 1977. This newsletter includes articles about the Denver SER program, Richard Roybal, and the Colorado LULAC Education Fund. It also includes an article about the lack of Hispanic appointments in government positions and an open letter to President Jimmy Carter, urging him to appoint more Hispanic Americans to key government positions in Colorado.

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10 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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League of United Latin American Citizens April 1977.

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  • Main Title: [Colorado LULAC News, Volume 1, Number 2, April 1977]
  • Alternate Title: Colorado LULAC Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 2, April 1977
  • Serial Title: LULAC News

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LULAC Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 2 for Colorado in April 1977. This newsletter includes articles about the Denver SER program, Richard Roybal, and the Colorado LULAC Education Fund. It also includes an article about the lack of Hispanic appointments in government positions and an open letter to President Jimmy Carter, urging him to appoint more Hispanic Americans to key government positions in Colorado.

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10 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC Regional Newsletters from Washington, D.C., Colorado and Wisconsin, 1977

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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 nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

John James Herrera (1910-1986), lawyer and leading civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans, played a role in key cases that ultimately established that separate schools for Mexican American children were illegal and that the systematic exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens from service on juries was unconstitutional. Herrera severed as national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and was politically active throughout his life. He relates that one of the most memorable nights of his life was on November 21, 1963, when he introduced President John F. Kennedy to a group of LULAC members gathered at the Rice Hotel for a reception.

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League of United Latin American Citizens. [Colorado LULAC News, Volume 1, Number 2, April 1977], periodical, April 1977; Denver, Colorado. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251213/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.