Mexican American

Maria Antonietta Berriozabal Lapel Pin

Maria Antonietta Berriozabal Lapel Pin

Object Details

  • Dimensions: 2.5"W x 2.5"H
  • Accession Number: L2015.39.1

This lapel pin is from Maria A. Berriozabal’s campaign for mayor of San Antonio, Texas in 1991. Berriozabal was the first Mexican American woman to serve on the city council of a major U.S. city. She served as representative of San Antonio’s District 1 from 1981-91. Her bid for mayor was unsuccessful however Berriozabal captured 47 percent of the vote.

Please use the following credit lines when publishing or using reproductions from the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures. Maria Antonietta Berriozabal Lapel Pin, UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures