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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Brazos County, TX
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

Date: May 19, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1955-05-17]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1955-05-17]

Date: May 17, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy, sending greetings and to inform Santoscoy that he was in Bryan, Texas for the inauguration of Bryan Council No. 221's home and ball park. Herrera also talks about his participation in the commemoration of San Jacinto Day (April 21) at the San Jacinto Monument. Herrera gives a bit of history about himself: "I am also a member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas due to my relation to Pedro Herrera, who fought at San Jacinto, Blas Herrera of Bear County in San Antonio, who was a scout for Sam Houston, and Francisco Ruiz, alcalde [mayor] of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution, and one of the two native Texans who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence." Herrera praises Santoscoy in the remaining portion of the letter on a job well done on the LULAC News publication.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to William Escamilla - 1953-03-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to William Escamilla - 1953-03-09]

Date: March 9, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to William Escamilla, dated March 9, 1953, regarding Escamilla and a group of his friends starting a League of United Latin American Citizens Council in Bryan, Texas.
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