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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Matagorda County, TX
[Envelope from John C. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-06]
Envelope from John C. Gonzalez of Palacios, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 6, 1953. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250318/
[Letter from Charley G. Kidder to John J. Herrera - 1950-09-02]
Letter from Charley G. Kidder of Bay City, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated September 2,1950. Kidder is asking for a donation from Herrera to pay the balance of funeral expenses for a man killed in a train accident. Herrera apparently was the attorney retained by the family. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250085/
[Letter from Gene Gutierrez to John J. Herrera - 1951-12-29]
Letter from Gene Gutierrez of LULAC Council Number 184 in Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated December 29, 1951. Gutierrez requests legal advice following an act of discrimination against one of their LULAC members who was refused service at the Rainbow Inn of Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250215/
[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 James L. Owens to John J. Herrera - 1951-04-16]
Letter from James L. Owens, Secretary of the Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 16, 1951. Owens askes for names of firms and individuals practicing discrimination in Matagorda County in order to help correct such discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250163/
[Letter from Jesse Flores to John J. Herrera - 1952-06-16]
Letter from Jesse Flores, President of LULAC Council Number 184 of Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Natnional Organizer, dated June 16, 1952. Flores informs John Herrera that the Palacios, LULAC Council delegates to the National Convention will be voting for him in his bid for the presidency of LULAC. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250250/
[Letter from John C. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-06]
Handwritten letter from John C. Gonzalez of Palacios, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 6, 1953. This is a cover letter for Bay City newspaper clipping about sheriff's response to an earlier LULAC newspaper article. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250315/
[Letter from John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]
Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera without name of addressee, dated December 18, 1950. Reports on receipt of Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council charter; installation of Wharton County Ladies LULAC Council; and interest in Eagle Lake, Texas, to form a LULAC Council. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250149/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National Prseident to all LULAC Councils, dated January 27,1953. Per complaints received at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting about not receiving the LULAC News, Herrera asks for updated master mailing lists. Herrera discusses re-installation of members in San Angelo LULAC Men's Council Number 129; encourages council members to pay dues so they are eligible to attend the upcoming conventions; and mentions the court case of George Sanchez of Palacios, Texas and an upcoming meeting with the Commissioner of Education regarding the Pecos Segregated Mexican School case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250435/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Charley G. Kidder - 1950-09-07]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Charley G. Kidder of Bay City, Texas, dated September 7, 1950. This is regarding organizing LULAC councils in south Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250089/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250161/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250160/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Gene Gutierrez - 1952-01-30]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gene Gutierrez, R.T., Medical Department, Aluminum Company of America in Port Lavaca, Texas, dated January 30, 1952. The letter discusses details of the installation for the Palacios LULAC Council on February 3, 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250227/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-11-22]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated November 22, 1950. Details of reorganization of Texas City LULAC Council on November 19, 1950. Herrera reports that a new council was organized and installed in Palacios, Texas, on the same date, November 19, 1950. It lists the new officers of the Palacios Council and credits Fred Garcia for contacting prospective members and organizing the new council in only one week's time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250144/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-12-01]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated December 1, 1950. Requests the charter for the newly organized Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council. Also mentions possible reorganization of Bay City LULAC Council. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250145/
[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 Gus C. Garcia - 1952-01-24]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia dated January 24, 1952. Original letter contained checks enclosed from Wharton, Fort Bend, and Houston Ladies LULAC Councils. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250220/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jack W. Salyer - 1970-03]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jack W. Salyer, District Attorney of Matagorda County, to accompany the delivery of a book and expressing Herrera's appreciation of working with Salyer on a couple of cases. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249747/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250123/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to James L. Owens - 1951-04-18]
Letter from John J. Herrera to James L. Owens, Secretary, Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, dated April 18, 1951. Herrera is replying to Owens's letter asking for help to amend discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals in Matagorda County. Herrera offers to meet personally with Owens and also encloses program and invitation to Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250164/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Johnny Perez - 1950-12-13]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Johnny Perez, President of Palacios LULAC Council Number 184, dated December 13, 1950. Informs that the Palacios Council charter was received and asks to make arrangements for formal presentation of the charter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250148/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-11-17]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated November 17, 1950. Acknowledges Hernandez' attendance at a LULAC meeting in Wharton County, Texas. Also includes an invitation to attend a LULAC meeting and dance in Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250139/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-12-06]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated December 6, 1950. Update on LULAC events in Palacios, Bay City, and Eagle Lake, Texas, and originally enclosed LULAC literature. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250147/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]
Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250128/
[Letter from John J. Peres to John J. Herrera - 1959-05-23]
Letter from John J. Peres to John J. Herrera, typed on Port Shipyard letterhead, and dated May 23, 1959. In the letter, Peres explains why he will not be at the convention in Chicago and why he is no longer an active member of League of United Latin American Citizens. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250590/
[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/
[LULAC District Eight Convention delegate badge]
LULAC District 8 Convention delegate ribbon dated April 22, 1951, Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250178/
[LULAC District Eight Convention member badge]
LULAC District 8 Convention member ribbon dated April 22, 1951, Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250177/
[LULAC District Eight Convention visitor badge]
LULAC District 8 Convention visitor ribbon dated April 22, 1951, Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250176/
Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous
Newspaper clipping from a Bay City newspaper, indicated by handwritten note, dated 1953. Article is a rebuttal from Sheriff Jack Cole to charges made by LULAC delegates at the LULAC convention that a grand jury had whitewashed the decision regarding the fatal shooting of George Sanchez. LULAC was asking for an impartial investigation of George Sanchez's civil rights. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250348/
[Snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection]
Photograph of four snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection, circa 1920s-1940s. Includes portrait of Carmen Mendoza, people outside church buildings, and a church building in Rosenberg, Texas. Four images. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222302/
[Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas - 1950]
Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas on November 12, 1950. Mentions attendance of 250 persons, discussion of problems in Wharton County and surrounding territory, and lists guests of honor. Indicates that a result of this meeting is a reorganization of the Texas City LULAC Council and the formation of a new council in Palacios, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250141/
[Various snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection]
Photograph of various snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection. Includes a group portrait of children, family portraits, and an exterior photograph of the Holy Cross Church and Rectory building. Four images. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222303/