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To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, From Pedro Enriquez, September 27, 1949

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, From Pedro Enriquez, September 27, 1949

Subject

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

Description

Letter from Pedro Enriquez to Alonso S. Perales regarding his veteran son and two veteran nephews who were arrested, beat, and told to confess to beating an Anglo American by the Fort Worth police. Additionally, Enriquez mentions a previous instance in which one of his children was also beat by the police and kicked out of a theatre in Slaton, Texas.

Creator

Enriquez, Pedro

Source

Date

1949-09-27

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

pera0495

Coverage

Fort Worth (Tex.)
Slaton (Tex.)

Citation

Enriquez, Pedro, “To Sr. Lic. Alonso S. Perales, From Pedro Enriquez, September 27, 1949,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed April 18, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/4909.