Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado

Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado in a group photograph

Source: From Abelardo Delgado, An Autobiographical Sketch of Abelardo. Arvada, CO: Barrio Publications, Special Limited Edition, 1992.

Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado grew up in Segundo Barrio. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1950. Lalo was an important leader and was active with Sacred Heart Church. Part of his archive is at the UTEP Special Collections and at the Benson Library at the UT Austin. He was also a talented and well-known poet. In the photograph he is seated to the left of Father Gilly in 1949. Can you identify the other young men in the group photograph?

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