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Letter from José Tomás Canales
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Canales, J. T. (José Tomás), 1877-1976. Letter from José Tomás Canales. December 30, 1932. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 21, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/81.

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Canales, J. T. (José Tomás), 1877-1976. (December 30, 1932). Letter from José Tomás Canales. Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/81

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Canales, J. T. (José Tomás), 1877-1976, Letter from José Tomás Canales, December 30, 1932, Selections from the Alonso S. Perales Papers, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 21, 2017, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/perales/item/81.

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Title Letter from José Tomás Canales
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Canales, J. T. (José Tomás), 1877-1976
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Brownsville, Texas
Date December 30, 1932
Description Typewritten letter signed by J.T. (José Tomás) Canales, dated Brownsville, Texas, December 30, 1932, on letterhead stationery of The League of Latin-American Citizens. As president of The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Canales appoints Alonso S. Perales as a special representative to visit local councils. Canales was a lawyer, legislator, landowner and a founder of LULAC. He played an active role in the Mexican American civil rights movement.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Mexican Americans
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • activists
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • League of United Latin American Citizens
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Perales, Alonso S., 1898-1960
  • Canales, J. T. (José Tomás), 1877-1976
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Brownsville, 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 3, Folder 36
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 ijeneial t'ijit««! %[]S %ta$\\t of Unit??* lEattn-American Citizens £*n Antonio Itobshmm $uan C ©QUA/, &cct<ztuttj #an Antonio dilauxa 911. 9R«c£aJ^ SUaA. #an Anto«'° fil. 9lluau4n3a, Ottjam'^et »«ne*al #an Antonio fentttjac o. ooii^ttte^ Jn^ji. *ic«*. jRio (Sranbt <£itn "(*«/« 0«« ««a 0«« /»» Cfff" MXJQMftXMX»X>XX£X!KH HEADQUARTERS OF THE LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS, BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, DECEMBER 30, 1932. UJauxd at * J tutted: •JRanuci C bon^aUd «J5cn aaKu j). «J. CatitticA Cl fanAa e). <J ctttl«A # e Safe 9ll««*e 9H. OllaelU- •jyan Autonio ( L. U. L. A. C. COUNCILS: I 1 Corpus Christi { 2 San Antonio I 3 Brownsville ) 4 McAllen ) 5 Mission ) 6 Grulla ) 7 Encino \ 8 Alice { 8 Robstown \ 10 Edinburg ) 11 Falfurrias ) 12 Floresville ) 13 Sugarland ) 14 Laredo N 15 San Diego ) 16 17 ; is Crystal City Uvalde Del Rio ) 19 Eagle Pass ) 20 Rio Grande City ) 21 Peiiitas S 22 Roma ) 23 Hebbronville ) 24 Kingsville \ 25 Sarita \ 26 Marfa 1 27 San Angelo J 28 Ozona ) 29 Sonora TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Know all men by these presents that I, J. T. Canales. President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens , by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by-laws of said League, reposing special confidence in Hon. ^lonso S. Perales , a member in good standing of the Rio Grande City Council, and honorary past President- General of said League, have and by these presents do hereby appoint the said Hon. Alonso S. Perales as my special representative to visit in my name any local council of the League of united Latin ^merican Citizens. And I hereby recommend to all of said Councils that they should extend to the said Alonso S. Perales all courtesies due him by virtue of said appointment. Witness my hand at Brownsville, Texas this 30th day of December A.g# 1933. Attest: Sec'yGeri'l. z^a^aJk^ General of the
Conference In Defense of My People: Alonso S. Perales and the Development of Mexican American Public Intellectuals