LULAC gets a historical marker

HISPANIC LEADERSHIP
A signpost for civil rights
Texas’ marker program bestows honor on LULAC Houston chapter that formed in ’34

— reported by the Houston Chronicle

From the sidebar:

MARKING HISTORY

• Local: The plaque details the history of Council 60 and LULAC, starting when the national group was formed in 1929 in Corpus Christi. Council 60 was created in 1934.

• Statewide : Texas has the largest marker program in the country with more than 12,000 sites of historical significance.

From the story:

Houston Hispanic leaders gathered Saturday for the dedication of a new Texas state historical marker at the League of United Latin American Citizens Council 60 clubhouse.

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Complete with a color guard, the ceremony, held outdoors in chilly weather, also recognized the 76th Anniversary of National LULAC Week.

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