Category Archives: Midwest

Humphrey Reached Out to Latinos and Ethnic Americans

Latinos were part of the 1968 Hubert Humphrey campaign from its inception. In the campaign, Humphrey sought to reassemble a multiethnic coalition as had Roosevelt and Kennedy. Continue reading

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Alfonso J. Cervantes, Mayor of St. Louis

Alfonso J. Cervantes of St. Louis, served as the first big-city mayor of Hispanic origin in the U.S. Continue reading

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Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees

Among often segregated railroad union, two had a number of Latino members: the AFL-Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and CIO-United Railway Workers of America. Continue reading

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