1849: San Francisco
The Alta California reports repression against “foreign miners” (including the Chinese) is mounting in the “gold country” and Chicanos are being forced to the southern mines where there is little gold or water.
Excerpt: Richard Henry Morefield California Historical Society Quarterly Vol. 35, No. 1 (Mar., 1956), pp. 37-46 Published by: University of California Press in association with the California Historical Society DOI: 10.2307/25155032 Stable URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/25155032 Page Count: 10
1973, Tucson, Arizona:
Two highly decorated Viet Nam veteran are arrested together, but treated differently. John Hall is given a suspended sentence, but Carlos Flores is charged with “resisting a Border Patrol Officer.”
1945: Washington, DC:
Dr. Ernesto Galarza prepares a report focusing in on how U.S. growers are violating international agreements by cheating the Mexican farmworkers imported during World War II on their wages and working conditions.