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To Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From CPL F.S. Trevino, Midland, Texas, September 10, 1943

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From CPL F.S. Trevino, Midland, Texas, September 10, 1943

Subject

Letters
Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Race discrimination--public establishments
Race discrimination--restaurants
Mexican Americans--Mexican Americans--Segregation
Race discrimination in education
Police corruption

Description

Letter from CPL F.S. Trevino to Alonso S. Perales decribing the places in Midland, Texas where people of Latin American descent are either segregated or refused service including Ritz Cafe, Ritz theatre, The Yucca Theatre, and The Rex Theatre. Additionally, Trevino describes the discrimination people of Latin American descent face by the police as well as the subpar state of the education.

Creator

Trevino, F.S.

Source

Date

1943-09-10

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

pera0433

Coverage

Midland (Tex.)

Citation

Trevino, F.S., “To Alonso S. Perales, San Antonio, Texas, From CPL F.S. Trevino, Midland, Texas, September 10, 1943,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed May 28, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4851.