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Judge Richard Ibañez, Los Angeles Civic Pioneer

Richard A. Ibañez, 1910–2007, was an early Mexican American attorney and judge who was involved in a variety of civic causes in Southern California. Continue reading

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Jesus Gonzales, Michigan, 1950

Jesus Gonzales, Jr. ran for the 11th senate district in Michigan in 1950 on the Progressive Party ticket. Continue reading

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Roosevelt, Wallace and Iowa Latinos

President Franklin D. Roosevelt arranged for the Democratic National Convention to nominate Henry A. Wallace as his vice presidential runningmate in 1940. Wallace was an Iowa farmer who had served two terms as FDR’s Secretary of Agriculture The campaign released … Continue reading

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