Category Archives: Presidential Politics

Hilario Delgado: Pioneering Santa Fe Postmaster

Hilario Delgado was the first Latino to be appointed to head a post post in a major city. Continue reading

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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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Spanish-Surnamed Citizens for George Wallace in 1968

In 1968, Alfred Ramirez of La Mirada, California, served as state coordinator for Spanish-surnamed citizens supporting presidential candidate George Wallace, the segregationist governor of Alabama. Continue reading

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