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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-08-11]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-08-11]

Date: August 11, 1944
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging receipt of the revised text of the FEPC resolution. Herrera covers the occasion honoring Fernando Salas, the first Latin-American to serve on a Harris County Grand Jury, and a meeting with the new members of LULAC. Herrera would like Carlos Castañeda to come to Houston so that they may discuss the complaints Herrera has received about layoffs affecting Latin Americans, Mexican Americans, and African Americans.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dennis Chavez]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dennis Chavez]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter asking Dennis Chavez, New Mexico Senator, to support the bill "Equal Education Opportunities for All" (Senate Bill 2048). John J. Herrera, the National Inspector General on behalf of LULAC, fully endorses this bill. Sent as urgent mail with a notation at the top of the letter: "Night Letter."
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1945-02-22]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1945-02-22]

Date: February 22, 1945
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to Carlos E. Castañeda, Regional Director, President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice, from John J. Herrera on the discrimination seen in Wharton County, Texas, against Mexican Americans.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

Date: March 21, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera informing Herrera of Castañeda's visit to Houston on March 24th in order to interview the complainants and get all the facts concerning the work conditions at the New Gulf company.
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[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

Date: March 21, 1945
Creator: Ellinger, W. Don
Description: Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera if he could host a meeting with the complainants of the Shell and Sinclair oil companies. Ellinger asks if Herrera could request Mike Gonzalez to be present at the meeting.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-08-14]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-08-14]

Date: August 14, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera asking for Herrera's help and cooperation in making effective the work of the committee regarding Latin Americans in Houston. Castañeda states that he had referred Carter Wesley to see Herrera and discuss the matter with Herrera.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañedato John J. Herrera urging Herrera to keep in contact with Latin Americans in Houston and its vicinity, and let them know that Castañeda and Herrera will help them if they are discriminated against in any manner.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

Date: July 22, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, asking him about the resolution and whether it was adopted. Castañeda wished to have a copy of it in its final form. Written in pencil at the bottom left corner: "apologize."
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Page 1 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
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[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-04-20]

[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-04-20]

Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Wirin, A.L.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from A.L. Wirin, informing Herrera that Wirin has undertaken a number of Civil Liberties cases for the Alianza Hispano Americana, which has opened a Civil Liberties Department. Wirin suggests that The Alianza might be willing to undertake some housing segregation cases, and also cases of segregation of Mexican prisoners in or near Houston.
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