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Letter to Major General James L. Collins from Alonso Perales, Director General of the League of Loyal Americans regarding the discrimination of U.S. soldiers of Mexican descent. The letter describes how two Mexican Americans, both in United States…

Affidavit sworn by Beatriz Balboa de Espino and Zenobia Silva de Aguirre stating that they visited the Office of R.L. White Co. where they were told they could not rent a house because they were not white.

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…

Letter from James L. Collins to Alonso S. Perales stating that Article 157 of the Texas Penal Code makes it an offense to discriminate again anyone wearing a uniform. The law does not apply to discrimination against American soldiers of Mexican…

Letter from Agustín Delgado to Alonso S. Perales that lists establishments that discriminate against people of Mexican descent, including US military veterans in uniform, in Victoria, Texas.

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.

Macario Garcia, a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, was refused service at the Oasis Cafe in Richmond, Texas. After Garcia dropped a sugar bowl in frustration, a fight broke out in the Cafe.

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.

Affidavit sworn by Juan S. González that says that he and Gilberto G. González were refused service at the Spanish Village Restaurant in San Antonio, Texas because they are of Mexican descent.

Letter to Governor Coke Stevenson from Lorenzo G. Lafarelle, submitting a formal complaint of racial discrimination by Mr. C.W. Davis. manager for a movie theater establishment in Alpine Texas. Mr. Lafarelle is a Sergeant in the Texas State Guard…
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