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  • Tags: Des Moines (Iowa)

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In the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting report, March 1969, John Terronez (the Iowa LULAC State Director) describes Iowa LULAC's efforts throughout the year.

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This newsletter page includes a brief piece about the "Little School of the 400," a preschool program inspired by national LULAC president Felix Tejerina, that aimed to teach Mexican American children in Texas 400 basic English words, enabling them…

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Letter to Paul Rodriguez regarding the death of his son, Buster Rodriguez (brother of Ila Plasencia).

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Mexican American women in West Des Moines, Iowa, collecting scrap metal to support the war effort, 1942.

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In front of her high school in Des Moines.

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Blanca Vasquez, second from left, with Puerto Rican women at Fort Des Moines, 1945

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Puerto Rican WACs celebrate New Year's Eve at national Women's Army Corps training camp, Fort Des Moines, Iowa. 1944.

1945-02-27 Lt. Ikalina Moore Boontown, Fort Des Moines, Iowa
Friends and family of Blanca Vasquez stationed at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
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