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To Honorable Herbert L. Lavis, San Antonio, Texas, From [Alonso S. Perales], San Antonio, Texas, December 13, 1933

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To Honorable Herbert L. Lavis, San Antonio, Texas, From [Alonso S. Perales], San Antonio, Texas, December 13, 1933

Subject

Letters
Perales, Alonso S. 1898-1960
Racial discrimination
Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Discrimination in employment

Description

Letter from [Alonso S. Perales] to Herbert L. Lavis, Acting Bexar County Relief Administrator, asking for information regarding Juan Padron's employment eligibility after he was dismissed from work due to his undocumented status. Perales reminds Mr. Lavis that the Civil Works Administration Act allows a person who declares intention to become a US citizen to keep their work authorization, which Juan Padron was successful in completing.

Creator

[Perales, Alonso S.]

Source

Date

1933-12-13

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

English

Type

Text

Identifier

pera0269

Coverage

San Antonio (Tex.)

Citation

[Perales, Alonso S.], “To Honorable Herbert L. Lavis, San Antonio, Texas, From [Alonso S. Perales], San Antonio, Texas, December 13, 1933,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4836.