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Affidavit sworn by Henrietta Castillo to Alonso S. Perales that states that Anita Gomez, Lucy Elizondo, and Henrietta Castillo were refused service in the dining are of PK Cafe. A waitress and the manager told them that Mexicans were served "around…

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Letter written in response to the discrimination of Henrietta Castillo, Anita Gomez, and Lucy Elizondo. the Lay Council for the Spanish Speaking sent a letter to various organizations and newspapers, denouncing this event. Several community leaders…

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Affidavit sworn by Ramón Treviño and José López, Jr. to Alonso S. Perales that states that Ramón Treviño, José López, JrJose Lopez, Jr., Reymundo Cruz, Celestino Cordova, Jr., and Leonardo Ortiz were told that the Oasis Beer Parlor and Recreation…

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Affidavit sworn by Roberto Canales to Alonso S. Perales. that says the owner of Uvalde's Hanger VII Grill told Roberto and Andres Canales that his Anglo American clientele did not approve of him serving Mexicans, so he cannot serve them in his…

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Affidavit sworn by Joseph Robles Ramón and Alfonso Galindo Ramón to Alonso S. Perales that states that they were refused service at the Helotes Dance Hall and Tavern.

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Statement given by Bobby Davila in September 1946. Two boys are served carbonated water instead of malts at Metzger's. Insulted by the boy who didn't want to serve them, the boys come back at the end of his shift to fight. The fights soon escalate…

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Affidavit sworn by Daniel Flores González to Alonso S. Perales in which he states that he and two ladies of Mexican descent were refused service at Manhattan Cafe in Bracketville, Texas.

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Affidavit sworn by Dolores Garcia de Garcia and Lupe C. Banasau that states that the Manhattan Cafe in Hondo, Texas refused to serve them in July 1946 because they were of Mexican descent.

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Affidavit sworn by Frank E. Riley that states that he and his wife were told to leave the Ray Theater in Hondo, Texas because of their Latin American heritage.

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Affidavit sworn by Horacio Guerra that states that he was denied service at the Dinette Restaurant in Hondo, Texas because he was of Mexican descent.
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