President John F. Kennedy speaking to a group of Latinos at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Nov. 21st, 1963, the evening before he was killed.

President John F. Kennedy speaks to a group of Latinos at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Nov. 21, 1963, the evening before he was killed.

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Alex Arroyos / John F. Kennedy Collection / Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Frank Urteaga, in Houston, was among the few hundred who heard JFK speak the night before he was killed.

Frank Urteaga, in Houston, was among the few hundred who heard JFK speak the night before he was killed.

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Jason Margolis

Lupe Fraga was among the crowd in Houston, Nov. 21st, 1963.

Lupe Fraga was among the crowd in Houston, Nov. 21st, 1963

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Jason Margolis

LULAC Youth in the 1960s. Frank Urteaga is fourth from the left.

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LULAC Youth and Frank Urteaga

Jose Gutierrez was a teenager, active in efforts to elect President Kennedy in 1960.

Jose Gutierrez was a teenager, active in efforts to elect President Kennedy in 1960.

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Jason Margolis

A news clipping from 1968, commemorating President Kennedy's visit with Texas Latinos five years earlier.

A news clipping from 1968, commemorating President Kennedy's visit with Texas Latinos five years earlier.

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LULAC Youth, Frank Urteaga

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