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To [Alonso S. Perales], From John J. Herrera, Attorney-at-Law.

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To [Alonso S. Perales], From John J. Herrera, Attorney-at-Law.

Subject

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

Description

Letter from John J. Herrera to [Alonso S. Perales] regarding the discrimination Sargent Macario Garcia faced in a restaurant where he was refused coffee and hit with a baseball bat on the shoulder during a violent altercation with other customers. Sgt. Garcia was eventually charged with assault for allegedly hitting the female owner of the restaurant. Attorney John J. Herrera writes that he will represent Garcia in court.

Creator

Herrera, John J.

Source

Date

1945-04-28

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

pera0447

Coverage

Richmond (Tex.)

Citation

Herrera, John J., “To [Alonso S. Perales], From John J. Herrera, Attorney-at-Law.,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed May 24, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4864.