[Edgar Vera's funeral]

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This article deals with the funeral of Edgar Vera in the city of Allen, Texas. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Castillo, José L. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Castillo, José L. José L. Castillo, a correspondent for the international EFE News Service, donated his archive of photographs taken between July 2004 and July 2006 to the UNT Archives. The images depict protests and political events in the Latino community, including the march protesting immigration bill HR 4437 in April 2006 by more than 350,000 people; Hispanic community and political leaders; and festivals, Latino soccer leagues and other gatherings in the North Texas area. Featured subjects include Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief; former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa; former LULAC President Hector Flores.

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  • Lopez, Edgar University of North Texas Archives, Graduate Library Assistant

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This article deals with the funeral of Edgar Vera in the city of Allen, Texas. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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José L. Castillo Photograph Collection

José L. Castillo, a correspondent for the international EFE News Service, donated his archive of photographs taken between July 2004 and July 2006 to the UNT Archives. The images depict protests and political events in the Latino community, including the march protesting immigration bill HR 4437 in April 2006 by more than 350,000 people; Hispanic community and political leaders; and festivals, Latino soccer leagues and other gatherings in the North Texas area.

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Various family members carry the body of Edgar Vera, a Peruvian national, to a Catholic church to celebrate a funeral mass. Vera passed away on the 19th of August after suffering a heart attack on August 4th.

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  • August 24, 2005

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Castillo, José L. [Edgar Vera's funeral], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91142/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.