To Ramón V. Perez, From Victor V. Avina, Prisoner of War Camp, Hearne, Texas, October 22, 1944
Discrimination against Mexican Americans
Discrimination in the military
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.
Avina, Victor V.
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