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Letter from Fagan Dickson to Alonso S. Perales
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Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977. Letter from Fagan Dickson to Alonso S. Perales. April 14, 1941. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 16, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/80.

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Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977. (April 14, 1941). Letter from Fagan Dickson to Alonso S. Perales. Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/80

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Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977, Letter from Fagan Dickson to Alonso S. Perales, April 14, 1941, Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 16, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/80.

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Title Letter from Fagan Dickson to Alonso S. Perales
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Austin, Texas
Date April 14, 1941
Description Typewritten letter signed by Fagan Dickson, Texas State Representative from San Antonio, dated Austin, Texas, April 14, 1941, on the letterhead stationery of the State of Texas House of Representatives. To Alonso S. Perales, discussing House Bill 909, the Caucasian Race Equal Privileges resolution, noting he will do all he can to push it through the current session of the Legislature.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Mexican Americans
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • activists
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Texas. House of Representatives
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
  • Dickson, Fagan, 1904-1977
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Austin, Texas
  • 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 1, Folder 28, Item 17
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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Transcript STATE OF TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FORTY - SEVENTH LEGISLATURE HOMER LEONARD, SPEAKER AUSTIN, TEXAS April 14, 1941 COMMITTEES CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS JUDICIARY AND UNIFORM STATE LAWS LABOR BANKS & BANKING CONGRESSIONAL AND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS Mr. Alonso S. Perales Gunter Euilding San Antonio, Texas Dear Alonso: I enclose here copy of House Bill No. 909, which was introduced on this date by Lyle, Dickson of Bexar, Celaya, Anderson, Vale, Hoyo, Dwyer, and Hidgeway. This is the bill which was referred to in the La Prensa of April 11, 1941, "but it was rewritten at the suggestion of the above signets before it was introduced. We are going to do all that we can to push it through at this Session of the Legislature, and I would like for you to consider it carefully and write me of any suggested amendments that you may desire. I appreciate your reminding me of the Spring Ball of the Selene Club on April 12th, "but Mrs. Dickson and I had guests over here from San Antonio and we were unable to come. We are sorry that we missed the opportunity of meeting the Governor of Chihuahua and his wife. I am in favor of House Bills No. 348 and No. 742, and will do what I can to aid in their -passage. Trusting that the enclosed bill will meet with your approval, I am Yours very truly, .Representative, - 78tii District, Place No. 4 FD/lh Enclosure 1
Conference In Defense of My People: Alonso S. Perales and the Development of Mexican American Public Intellectuals