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Stories of Latinos in US history
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Stories of Latinos in US history

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Table containing information and links for a sample of subjects on the site.
Subject Collection Story

Antonio Jasso

Antonio Jasso  

World War II

By Sarah Culler

Antonio Jasso wanted to make sure no one considered him a war hero.

“I didn’t see no war … I’m not gonna take credit or say that I saw action. I didn’t. I was, thanks to God, a cook in the Navy. I had it made in...

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George J Korbel

George Korbel  

Political & Civic Engagement

By Vinicio Sinta

For George Joseph Korbel, going back to Pearsall, Texas, a city about 55 miles southwest of San Antonio, unearthed memories of a time when Mexican American and black Texans were almost completely excluded from the...

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Yolanda T Trevino

Yolanda Trevino  

Political & Civic Engagement

By Stacie Richard

When Yolanda Treviño graduated from Pearsall High School in 1959, she was determined to make her life elsewhere. The racism of the small town was too confining.

"I left Pearsall...

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