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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Reeves County, TX
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter from Chester E. Ollison to W. S. McCree - 1953-02-03]

[Letter from Chester E. Ollison to W. S. McCree - 1953-02-03]

Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Ollison, Chester E.
Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Chester E. Ollison, Appeals Counselor of the Texas Education Agency in Austin, Texas, to W. S. McCree, President of the Board of Trustees, Pecos Independent School District in Pecos, Texas, dated February 3,1953. The letter refers to a petition received from patrons of Pecos ISD regarding segregation of children of Spanish-speaking ancestry. Ollison outlines steps the school district is to take in addressing the issues cited in the petition.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]

Date: January 27, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Postcard from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1952-08-12]

[Postcard from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1952-08-12]

Date: August 12, 1952
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Description: Postcard from Luciano Santoscoy of El Paso, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 12, 1952. After sitting in on a school board meeting in Pecos, Texas, Luciano is encouraging LULAC to take a serious look at the local issues.
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[Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953]

[Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953]

Date: 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Description: Report on the Pecos School Board hearing written by Albert Armendariz, LULAC First National Vice-President, to the John J. Herrera and LULAC convention members with handwritten date of 1953. The report gives background of the Pecos School Board segregation of students of Latin American descent and covers board meetings and hearings with the State Commissioner of Education. Almendariz also lists expenses incurred while pursuing the case.
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