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 County: Webb County, TX
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]
Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222005/
[Brick Manse with a Hispanic Family on the Porch]
Photograph of a brick manse with a young Mexican family standing on the porch. The front of the building is one long brick wall with a corner at the entrance. The primary wall has three tall windows and a screened door; two of the windows are coupled together. The wall coming out of the corner has two more shorter windows and another screened door. There is a simple wooden deck with no railing that runs along both walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk. The front yard is made up of sparse and patchy grass and a few trees and shrubs. The young Mexican family is standing in a group on the deck in front of the two doors. The family consists of a couple and their six young children. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo - manse familia Olivares 8-51". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165964/
[Certificate from League of United Latin American Citizens to John J. Herrera - 1951-06-24]
Certificate from LULAC to John J. Herrera dated June 24, 1951. This was presented on Herrera's appointment to the office of National Organizer for the term of 1951-1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250173/
[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]
Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250604/
[Front of a Brick Manse in Laredo]
Photograph of the front entrance of a brick manse. The entance is located at a corner of the building. Two of the walls are facing toward the right side of the image, and the other wall that makes up the corner is facing the left side. On the first main wall on the left side, there are two windows visible and a screened door. On the wall facing the left side, there is another screened door and two shorter windows. There is a deck with no railing that runs along these two walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk that is in front of the building. There is a large tree in front of the building on the righthand side. In the foreground, the headlight and part of a bumper of a car is visible on the right. Part of the back of a car is visible on the far right in the foreground of the image. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, " Laredo, 1953 - Manse". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165965/
[Group Portrait of Children]
Photograph of a portrait of a group of children organized into three tiered rows. The front row consists of a small group of young boys sitting on the ground. The second row consists of a group of seated young girls and a young woman who is seated in the middle. The back row consists of a small group of slightly older girls wearing either tartan printed or white dresses. There is a window both behind the group and on the right-hand side of the image. Many of the boys are holding wide-brimmed hats. The photograph is mounted on a patchy, light-colored piece of cardboard. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "This portrait is affectionately dedicated to the President of the Children's Society - Delia Lopez, G.A. Walls, Laredo, Tex Oct. 27, 1920" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166075/
[Hispanic Family in Front of a Brick Building]
Photograph of a young Mexican family (identified as the Olivares family) standing in front of a brick house. The family consists of a couple and six young children. The family is standing in a row and looking at the camera. From left to right, there is a young boy and two girls of the same age, a slightly older boy, the mother holding a toddler, the eldest daughter, and the father. The two youngest girls are twins, and are both wearing the same skirts and white shirts. Everyone else is wearing light colored shirts and pants or shorts except for the eldest daughter, who is wearing a plaid dress and an apron, and the mother who is wearing a dress. The brick building behind them has two screened doors on either side of the corner. It also has two windows on the right side of the image. Shrubs are visible in the foreground. There is handwriting on the back of the image that reads, "Laredo - Olivares family Agosto 1951". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165963/
In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC
Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250865/
[Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera - 1967-05-23]
Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera on May 23, 1967, inviting him to the Installation of Officers Banquet hosted by LULAC Council #12 on June 9, 1967. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250864/
[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to George J. Garza - 1951-12-14]
Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Assistant Director of the American Council of Spanish Speaking Persons, to George J. Garza, President of LULAC, dated December 14, 1951. This is a request for LULAC's mailing list so that the ACSSP can communicate with the LULAC members. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250214/
[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-10]
Letter from G. J. Garza of the LULAC national office to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated October 10, 1950. This letter is a call for the LULAC Supreme Council to meet in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250098/
[Letter from George J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-02]
Letter from George J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated January 2, 1951. Refers to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council charter delayed in mailing. Also references contact with Manuel Esqueda, the LULAC Regional Governor for California, and a proposed trip to California. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250151/
[Letter from Henry P. Evans to Oscar M. Laurel - 1951-10-03]
Letter from Henry P. Evans of Houston, Texas to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary & Legal Advisor, dated October 3, 1951. Evans writes concerning a city lot in Bay City, Texas, in connection with oil and gas leases. Evans requests execution of paperwork by LULAC officers to straighten up the issue. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250204/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-10-16]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Abel Cisneros, Vice-President of the El Campo LULAC Council, dated October 16, 1950. Herrera is requesting a report of El Campo's council activities needed for submission at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250105/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abraham Kazen, Jr. - 1950-12-15]
Letter to Abraham Kazen, Jr., from John J. Herrera requesting Abraham to try to get the $800 due to Herrera from the District Attorney's Office. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248846/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-08]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, hand-dated August, 1950. References the Larendo LULAC Council and the cooperation that LULAC President George Garza can expect from the Houston LULAC Council. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250050/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-10-14]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated October 14, 1950. This is a confirmation of receipt of the Pasadena, Texas, LULAC Council charter. Herrera also states that he will attend the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250102/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250154/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250156/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]
Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250159/
[Letter from John J.Herrera to Milton L. Polakoff - 1950-10-17]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Milton L. Polakoff, of Universal Security Mutual Life Insurance Company and also LULAC District 8 Governor, dated October 17, 1950. Mentions a few insurance related issues, as well as a personal request from Herrera that Polakoff attend the upcoming LULAC Supreme Council meeting in Laredo, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250109/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar M. Laurel - 1955-06-14]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar Laurel congratulating him on his election as National President of LULAC. Herrera apologizes for not congratulating Laurel at the moment that the counts were completed and he had been elected. Herrera explains, "I know that you understand why I had to help Brother Pinedo under the circumstances [...] a man must follow the dictates of his conscience." Herrera also expresses to Laurel that Laurel can count on Herrera for sincere cooperation and in any other way that Herrera can assist Laurel throughout his administration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250550/
[Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera - 1960-08-17]
Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera, printed on League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 12 letterhead and dated August 17, 1960. Correa thanks Herrera for his kind words to Porfirio Flores regarding Council No. 12. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250624/
[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]
Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249145/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to A. Walter Skoglund - 1952-03-18]
Carbon copy of letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, to A. Walter Skoglund of Bay City, Texas, dated March 18, 1952. An inquiry from Skoglund sent to the prior LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, Blas M. Salinas, has been forwarded to John J. Herrera as Herrera is closest to the property in question in Bay City, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250248/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1951-11-06]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated November 6, 1951. Laurel requests plans for the reorganization of LULAC councils; he mentions a highly publicized divorce in Juarez, Mexico, in which Herrera represented one of the parties; and Laurel asks for legal advice on a question of property ownership in connection with the Bay City LULAC Council. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250206/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. Laurel conveys the approval of the LULAC Supreme Council for sociological and statistical data contained in the report by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard, entitled, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." Laurel writes that the council also condemns the false and prejudiced statements attributed to three people interviewed by the sociologists. This report is to be discussed at an upcoming LULAC Convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250225/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-27]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for the congratulatory letter. Laurel accepts that Herrera supported who he needed to support during the election, but is glad to count Herrera as a supporter during his administration. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250553/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-09-16]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera dated September 16, 1955 requesting Herrera's presence at the first Supreme Council meeting at Pecos, Texas. The meeting was to take place on September 24 and 25. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250558/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-10-29]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera dated October 29, 1955, requesting Herrera to provide information to Albert Q. Maisel from Reader's Digest for a future issue on American Citizens of Mexican Descent. Laurel expresses to Herrera that he is the best candidate to provide information on how American citizens of Mexican American descent have made an impact in the Gulf Coast area. "No article regarding the history of such progress would be complete without including the rich contribution which you have made towards the same." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250559/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-11-01]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1955, requesting Herrera's presence at the LULAC Area Reunion meetings at El Campo on November 5 and 6. Laurel informs Herrera that there will be a banquet and a dance on Saturday night. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250561/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1964-06-26]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera, dated June 26, 1964. Laurel writes that the mother of Gus C. Garcia's children has agreed to the establishment of a scholarship fund in his honor. Laurel requests Herrera's support in setting up the fund and presenting it to other LULAC members at the upcoming convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248910/
[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tobin, Jr. - 1964-07-02]
Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, District Attorney of Laredo County, to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tobin, Jr., dated July 2, 1964. Oscar Laurel thanks the Tobins for their $100.00 donation to the Gus Garcia Scholarship Fund. John J. Herrera is copied at the end of the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248908/
[Letter to Oscar Laurel - 1955-12-12]
Letter to Oscar Laurel, LULAC National President, dated December 12, 1955. At the top of the letter there is a note to John J. Herrera with the signature of "Ed": "We don't know if Laurel has "sold out" Lulac to the Shivers forces." In the letter to Laurel it is stated that Laurel should not endorse nor aid politicians with an agenda that goes against the "people." "I am sure you will agree with me that Lulac should in no manner lend itself to efforts of politicians designed to divide and weaken the people which both our organizations represent." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250563/
Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel
Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250182/
[Minutes from the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting - 1951-08-19]
Minutes of the Supreme Council Meeting of the League of United Latin American Citizens held at the Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas, on August 18-19, 1951. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250202/
[Photograph of a Group standing Outdoors]
Photograph of a group of people standing outside. The group consists four men and four women dressed in Sunday attire. One man on the right of the group is wearing a military uniform. Behind the group is a chain-link fence and several trees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165518/
[Photograph of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell and Wife]
Photograph of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell and his wife. The reverend is wearing a dark suit and tie, and his wife is wearing a purple and black dress. The two are sitting on a sofa with a floral print. The wall behind the sofa is white. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165525/
[Photograph of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell and Wife]
Photograph of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell and his wife. Dr. Campbell is wearing a dark suit and tie, and his wife is wearing a purple and black dress. The two are sitting on a sofa with a floral print. The wall behind the sofa is white. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165524/
[Photograph of Group by Building]
Photograph of a group of people walking next to a building identified as a Laredo outpost or branch. The group consists of women, children, and one man. All are wearing coats. The building on the right is white with wood siding. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165522/
[Photograph of Group in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]
Photograph of a group of people standing on the front steps of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The group consists of men, women, and children dressed in Sunday attire. One man standing at the bottom of the steps on the right is dressed in military uniform. The church behind them is white with brick walls. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165515/
[Photograph of Group in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]
Photograph of a group of people standing on the front steps of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The group consists of men, women, and children. The church behind them has white walls and simple cornices above the windows and door. Above the door is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." On the left, people are walking toward and away from the steps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165517/
[Photograph of Group in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]
Photograph of a group of people standing in front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The group consists of men, women, and children. The church behind them has white, brick walls and simple cornices above the doors and windows. Above the door is a sign reading "Presbiteriana Mexicana." A paved sidewalk and road is visible in the foreground in front of the group. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165514/
[Photograph of Group in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]
Photograph of a group of people standing in front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The group consists of men, women, and children. One man in the center is dressed in military uniform. The church has white, brick walls and simple cornices above the door and windows. The corner of the roof of an automobile is visible in the foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165516/
[Photograph of Group in Front of White Building]
Photograph of a group standing outside a building identified as a Laredo outpost. The group consists of women, children, and one man. All are wearing coats. The building behind the group has white wood siding. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165519/
[Photograph of Group in Front of White Building]
Photograph of a group of people standing outside a building identified as a Laredo outpost. The group consists of women, children, and one man. All are wearing coats. The building behind the group has white wood siding. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165521/
[Photograph of Group in Front of White Building]
Photograph of a group of people standing outside a building identified as a Laredo outpost. The group consists of women, children, and one man. All are wearing coats. One girl in the second row is holding a photograph or card. The building behind the group has white wood siding. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165520/
[Photograph of Group of Men]
Photograph of a group of five men. The men are dressed in suits and ties. Several of them are holding books and papers. The group is standing on a cement porch with small bushes in the left foreground. Behind the men is a red-brick building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165513/
[Photograph of Home of R.D. Campbell]
Photograph of the home of Dr. Rev. R.D. Campbell. The house is a one-story, red-brick building. A chain-link fence surrounds the front yard. To the left of the house is a building with cream-colored wood siding. That building has a white wooden lattice in front of it upon which flowers are growing. The road in front of the house is dirt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165526/
[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]
Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white brick walls and simple cornices above the windows and doorway. A concrete stairway leads up to the front door. Above the door is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." The building is situated on a street corner. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165509/
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