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To Ramón V. Perez, From Victor V. Avina, Prisoner of War Camp, Hearne, Texas, October 22, 1944

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To Ramón V. Perez, From Victor V. Avina, Prisoner of War Camp, Hearne, Texas, October 22, 1944

Subject

Letters
Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Discrimination in the military
Military prisons
Prisoner-of-war camps

Description

Letter from Victor V. Avina to his brother Ramón V. Perez informing him of the discrimination he has faced by a commanding officer in his military camp for being of Mexican descent. Avina writes that the officer sent him to jail for greeting him casually and that he is awaiting trial.

Creator

Avina, Victor V.

Source

Date

1944-10-22

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

pera0440

Coverage

Hearne (Tex.)

Citation

Avina, Victor V., “To Ramón V. Perez, From Victor V. Avina, Prisoner of War Camp, Hearne, Texas, October 22, 1944,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed May 28, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4857.