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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, August 10, 1952]
Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250451/
[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]
Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250212/
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]
Part of page from a scrapbook with a note from the Supreme Court of Texas congratulating John J. Herrera, with envelope, and a business card for John J. Herrera. Note, envelope, and business card are laminated on a piece of thin cardboard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248489/
[Connally Newsletter, Number 16, October 1, 1962]
The Connally Newsletter issue number 16 lists a number of campaign news updates, requests for support, and talking points against the opposing Republican Party in general and Jack Cox in particular. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249304/
[Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-08]
Envelope received by John J. Herrera in the mail from the State of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249698/
[Envelope from John B. Connally to John Michael Herrera - 1964-04-09]
Envelope sent from John B. Connally to John M. Herrera postmarked April 9, 1964. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248534/
Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación
Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248866/
[Invitation card from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963]
Invitation card sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Municipal Auditorium, Austin. A request of $100 per ticket is made for the contribution to the Committee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249205/
[Invitation telegram from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963-11-20]
Invitation telegram sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Commodore Perry Hotel in Austin, Texas. The invitation was sent to Mr. and Mrs. John Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249209/
[Invitation to the wedding of Marian Royal to Abraham Kazen, III]
Invitation sent by the Darrell Royal family on the occasion of the wedding of their daughter, Marian, to Abraham Kazen III on the December 27, 1964. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248845/
[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-17]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Albert Armendariz, League of United Latin American Citizens National Officer, to Frank M. Pinedo, stating that Armendariz no longer wishes to be National Officer of LULAC due to unfair acts committed against members of LULAC. The letter outlines the impeachment of John J. Herrera and David Longoria and mentions the action taken against the LULAC lodge. "It is no longer safe to act on behalf of the Lulac Organization, for the danger of impeachment without a hearing will menace our every action or inaction [...] it pains me greatly to know that our Organization, the Supreme Council, would be guilty of condemning without an opportunity to be heard." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250513/
[Letter from Angel Fraga to Alta Moore - 1976-04-26]
Letter of recommendation from Judge Angel Fraga on behalf of law student Frank Alvarez, Jr. to the Secretary of the State Bar of Law Examiners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249819/
[Letter from Angel Fraga to the Supreme Court of the State of Texas - 1977-08-29]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter of recommendation from Angel Fraga on behalf of law student David Garza, who would be sitting the bar examination soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249818/
[Letter from Ben Belish to the Board of Legal Examiners - 1942-09-25]
Recommendation letter for John J. Herrera from Ben Belisch, Manager of the City Cab Company, to the Board of Legal Examiners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248484/
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1947-03-25]
A letter to John J. Herrera written by Carlos E. Castañeda on the stationary from the History Department of The University of Texas. Castañeda provided answers to Herrera's questions from a previous letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249386/
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1949-03-12]
Letter from C. E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting him to find the nearest location of the Chilean Consulate to obtain a visa for him, for his upcoming trip to Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Castañeda has already sent his application for a visa to the Consulates of Brazil and Argentina. On the letter handwritten in pencil: "Hurry, a favor to consider. 8th floor, P5111, New Orleans...Consul of Chile" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248718/
[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-18]
Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., State Chairman of the American GI Forum of Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated June 18, 1953. Idar expresses disappointment in Herrera's loss in his bid for re-election as LULAC National president and his feelings regarding the way LULAC was operating at the time. Idar also extends an invitation to Herrera to attend the American GI Forum convention in Ft. Worth on July 31 - August 2, 1953. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250401/
[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to readers of American GI Forum News Bulletin - 1953-10]
Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, to readers of their News Bulletin, dated October, 1953. Notification of $1.00 yearly subscription rate being instituted for the News Bulletin as of October 1, 1953. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250410/
[Letter from F.A. Hernandez to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-03]
Letter from F.A. Hernandez, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 132, to Frank M. Pinedo, asking Pinedo to please "absolve Council No. 132 publicly of any connotation of guilt" in relation to a crime committed by LULAC Council No. 8. According to the letter, LULAC Council 8 Lodge was raided by the Texas Liquor Board, which found the operation of an open saloon at the LULAC lodge. This resulted in a "flow of bad publicity" as well as being "subjected to considerable embarrassment and criticism." Hernandez calls on Pinedo to take swift and "stern corrective measures" to resolve the matter of Council No. 8 to bring order and stability back to other LULAC councils as well as Council No. 132. "We cannot sacrifice our past accomplishments and future goals, because a few deviate from the only known course leading toward our Aims and Purposes." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250508/
[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250272/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez - 1955]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez, New Harlingen League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Vasquez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Harlingnen LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250520/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Amado Laurel - 1955-03-28]
Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Amado Laurel, Secretary of Refugio League of United Latin American Citizens Men's Council, congratulating Laurel on the formation of the Refugio Council. The letter also gives information on deadlines on fees and general guidance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250516/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-13]
Letter from Frank M. Pinedo, Secretary of Austin, Texas, LULAC Council Number 85, to John J. Herrera, dated October 13, 1950. This letter is regarding a payment for an Austin LULAC Council event that was returned for insufficient funds. Herrera's assistance is sought to contact the person who wrote the check. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250101/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1952-03-06]
Letter from Frank M. Pinedo of Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated March 6, 1952. Pinedo invites Herrera to attend the new member installation for the Austin LULAC Council on March 16, 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250230/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-10]
Letter to John J. Herrera from Frank M. Pinedo, May 10, 1955 asking Herrera to be chair a seminar on "Social Welfare" at the LULAC National Convention in Galveston. Pinedo gives Herrera details on the agenda for his presentation and requests a response on whether Herrera can participate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250533/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez - 1955-03-28]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez, Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Hernandez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Texas City LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250523/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Philip Reyes - 1955-03-26]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Philip Reyes, New Braunfels League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Reyes and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of New Braunfels LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250519/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Rudy Garza - 1955-03-28]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Rudy Garza, Floresville League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Garza and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Floresville LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250521/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Texas LULAC Members - 1953-05-23]
Letter from Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor, to Texas LULAC members dated May 23, 1953. This newsletter contains information about the convention, the Supreme Council Meeting, and the names of LULAC District Governors appointed to various committees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250382/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino - 1955-03-28]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino, Refugio Ladies League of United Latin American Citizens Council, welcoming Trevino and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Ladies Council of Refugio LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250522/
[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]
Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his loyal support and for the nominating speech he made at the National Convention. Pinedo also writes to Herrera about his thoughts on the election of the new National President. "I am disappointed but have concluded that I was beat by the manuevering an machinations of the Laredo group at the Convention [...] but since Laredo won't do anything for our League I am looking forward to the day when we can recapture our organization." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250552/
[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]
Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250194/
[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-09]
Letter from George I. Sánchez, Director of the American Council of Spanish-Speaking People, to John J. Herrera, dated June 9,1953. Sánchez writes of his support for John J. Herrera's re-election as LULAC National President but also expresses concerns about LULAC's effectiveness on a state and national scale. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250392/
[Letter from Gladys Sommers to John J. Herrera - 1971-06-29]
Letter to John J. Herrera informing him of what documents he would need to submit to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles with his application for remission of a bond forfeiture. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249784/
[Letter from H. W. Elrod to the Houston Bar Association and the Board of Legal Examiners - 1942-09-28]
Recommendation letter from H. W. Elrod, Principal of Dow Junior High School, to The Houston Bar Association and The Board of Legal Examiners, in Austin, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248491/
[Letter from J. C. Crain to Arturo Vasquez - 1966-02-15]
Letter from J. C. Crain, Chief of Internal Revenue Service Review Staff, to Arturo Vasquez, dated February 15, 1966, regarding Form 990 filing requirements for all LULAC councils. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250811/
[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]
Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250201/
[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-03]
Copy of a letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Director of Publicity, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 3, 1953. Rodriguez recommends Frank Pinedo for appointment to the position of Assistant Attorney General. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250333/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his work during the election campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249250/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249647/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-05-29]
Letter from John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's invitation to the State LULAC Convention. Connally will defer his response for a later date. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249246/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-25]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally giving John J. Herrera his regrets that it would not be possible for him to attend the February State LULAC Convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249260/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-11-13]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Dr. George J. Garza. Connally promises to consider Herrera's endorsement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249259/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-06-15]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Judge George Miller for appointment to the new Criminal District Court in Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249248/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-14]
Brief letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera and "Mike" for their influence in his decision to appoint Robert Lowry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249245/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-01-14]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's endorsement of Carol Vance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249261/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally commissioning John J. Herrera as an Admiral in the Texas Navy, at the recommendation of Senator Culp Krueger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249247/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-06]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Jimmie Duncan for a position. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249243/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his kind thoughts. Connally states that he will not issue a certificate to make Patricia J. Collins an Honorary Texas Citizen as she was "evidently a true Texan now." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249244/
[Letter from John Ben Shepperd to John J. Herrera - 1953-03-12]
Letter from John Ben Shepperd, Attorney General of Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated March 12, 1953. Shepperd acknowledges Herrera's letter recommending Frank M. Pinedo for a position in the Attorney General's office. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250339/
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