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To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From Jose Caballero, Grafton, North Dakota, June 9, 1947

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From Jose Caballero, Grafton, North Dakota, June 9, 1947

Subject

Letters
Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Race discrimination--public establishments
Race discrimination--restaurants

Description

Letter from José Caballero to Alonso S. Perales describing the discrimination workers of Mexican descent have faced in various towns and establishments in North Dakota, including Peterson's Jitterbug and Cafe, Zinke's Cafe, and Matzchers Cafe Shop. Caballero asks Perales to translate the information to English so it can be published in the Grand Folks Herald newspaper. Additionally, Caballero asks Perales to meet with the Crystal Sugar Company recruiter to convince him to stop sending workers to North Dakota due to said discrimination.

Creator

Caballero, Jose

Source

Date

1947-06-09

Rights

Content compilation of The Latino/Hispanic American Experience Leaders, Writers and Thinkers copyright 2012 by Arte Publico Historical Collections. All rights reserved.

Relation

Format

JPG

Language

Spanish

Type

Text

Identifier

pera0249

Coverage

Grafton (N.D.)
Park River (N.D)
Grand Forks (N.D)
Minto (N.D)
Neche(N.D)
Fisher (N.D)

Citation

Caballero, Jose, “To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From Jose Caballero, Grafton, North Dakota, June 9, 1947,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed April 20, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4826.