Bastrop in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Mina Ward School
In 1947, Samuel and Nemesia García asked school officials to let their granddaughter attend the Anglo American school, but the request was denied. On Nov. 17, 1947, on behalf of twenty students in four local school districts, San Antonio attorney Gustavo (Gus) C. Garcia, supported by University of Texas professor George I. Sanchez and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), filed a class action lawsuit titled Minerva Delgado, et al. vs. Bastrop Independent School District of Bastrop County, et al. The complaint accused
Erected 2015 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18314.)
Location. 30° 7.268′ N, 97° 19.211′ W. Marker is in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Hawthorn Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1903 Main Street, Bastrop TX 78602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H. P. Luckett House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Bastrop Military Institute (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church of Bastrop (approx. 0.6 miles away); First National Bank of Bastrop (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Bastrop Advertiser (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home Town of Texas Confederate Major Joseph D. Sayers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Baron de Bastrop Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bastrop County Jail (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bastrop.
Categories. • Civil Rights • Education • Hispanic Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.