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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1954
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising]

[Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising]

Date: 1954
Creator: Houston Times All-Church Press
Description: Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising. "As your MESSENGERS TO These Influential and Civic-Working Voters, Use The Houston Times With 81 Separate Local Newspapers Each One Edited by the Reader's Own Pastor." The advertisement also boasts, "ONLY 3 1/2 Cents Per Paper"; "LEAD Your Race from the Start."
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[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita
Description: An affidavit from Angelita Cisneros in which she states she is a dependent of Private Abel Cisneros and is making a request for a dependency discharge. The document is neither signed nor notarized.
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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06-30]

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06-30]

Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores listed the family's monthly living expenses and provided information about her medical condition. The document was signed and notarized on June 30, 1954.
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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09]

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09]

Date: September 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros with her request for a hardship discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document is signed but not dated or notarized in September 1954.
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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores lists the family's monthly living expenses and provides information about her medical condition. The document is not signed and has John J. Herrera as the Harris County Notary Public.
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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros made for the purpose of procuring a dependency discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document was not signed by Mrs. Cisneros.
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[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

Date: 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Description: An affidavit from Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed.
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[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Attachment to a letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca where at the request of Machuca, Herrera summarizes his accomplishments as National President of LULAC. This attachment includes mention of the increase in the expansion of the organization as well as council formation, widespread increase in LULAC awareness, LULAC's involvement with the fight against the Pecos Texas School segregation and collaboration with other Latin American organizations.
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[District 8 Convention of League of United Latin American Citizens Agenda, May 23, 1954]

[District 8 Convention of League of United Latin American Citizens Agenda, May 23, 1954]

Date: May 23, 1954
Creator: LULAC Council #227 Baytown, Texas
Description: Agenda for the District VIII Convention of League of United Latin American Citizens from May 23, 1954. It includes the names of presenters like John J. Herrera, Felix Tijerina, Frank Pinedo and many others.
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[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Monument - 1954-04-21]

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Monument - 1954-04-21]

Date: April 21, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of the speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1954, marking the one hundred and eighteenth anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera compares the Battle of San Jacinto to the Korean War and states that "Our Texas men are proving themselves again and again defenders of the American way of life." Herrera spoke on behalf of the League of United Latin American Citizens and presented an offering to the memory of those who died in the Battle of San Jacinto.
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