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Letter from Alonso S. Perales to C.K. Quinn
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Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960;. Letter from Alonso S. Perales to C.K. Quinn. April 5, 1941. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 28, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/71.

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Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960;. (April 5, 1941). Letter from Alonso S. Perales to C.K. Quinn. Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/71

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Title Letter from Alonso S. Perales to C.K. Quinn
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Date April 5, 1941
Description Typewritten letter signed by Alonso S. Perales, dated San Antonio, Texas, April 5, 1941, on letterhead stationery of Davis, Wright & Perales, Attorneys at Law, to San Antonio mayor C.K. Quin, asking if he is willing to support an anti-race hatred ordinance, give citizens of Mexican descent proportional representation in city government, work to abolish the “Red Light District” and promote progress and the general welfare of all the city’s citizens without regard to race, color or creed. At the conclusion, Mayor Quin has penciled and signed a statement agreeing to these propositions.
Inscription Inscription: Written along bottom, "Hon. Alonzo Perales: I agree to each and all of the above propositions. Respectfully, C.K. Quinn"
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mayors
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • activists
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Quinn, C.K.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • letters (correspondence)
Language English
Physical Description 1 page typed letter
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 2010-002, Box 5, Folder 3
Original Collection Alonso S. Perales Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=436
Digital Collection Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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