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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Refugio County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Amado Laurel - 1955-03-28]

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Amado Laurel - 1955-03-28]

Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino - 1955-03-28]

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino - 1955-03-28]

Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: 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).
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carter Snooks - 1955-02-15]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carter Snooks - 1955-02-15]

Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Carter Snooks, owner and publisher of Refugio Timely Remarks, asking Carter to publish the recent organization of the Refugio LULAC Men's Council.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to W.T. Harris - 1955-05-19]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to W.T. Harris - 1955-05-19]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to W.T. Harris of Refugio, Texas from John J. Herrera, informing Harris that Herrera had complaints in regards to mistreatment of citizens in Refugio County. Herrera mentions Polo Jasso and Amado Laurel, who were slapped and kicked on the shins by W.T. Harris. Herrera informs Harris of the following: "In the future, Mr. Harris, I advise you to make an arrest if you observe a violation of any law [...] I must also advise you that if I have any more complaints in regard to your official conduct, I shall be forced to proceed against you according to law."
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[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1955-03-17]

[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1955-03-17]

Date: March 17, 1955
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Description: Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera. Santoscoy thanks Herrera for his support on the LULAC Refugio Council. Santoscoy informs Herrera that Tony Campos, of Lubbock, Texas, was interested in the formation of a council and asks Herrera to follow up with Campos to give guidance and more information on the formation of a council. In a handwritten note at the bottom, Santoscoy says, "P.S. Please give me your valued opinion on the LULAC Committee their Duties and Functions booklet that I wrote and National Office distributed to all councils."
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LULAC Council organized in Refugio County

LULAC Council organized in Refugio County

Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Announcement of League of United Latin American Citizens Council organized in Refugio County. The announcement gives details on the date of the formation of the Refugio LULAC Men's Council on February 13. John J. Herrera gives a statement in the announcement: "With a LULAC council working in Refugio County, the public officials and citizens of Refugio can expect the Latin American people to share the load in any civic or patriotic endeavor."
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