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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC National and Council Officers and District Governors]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC National and Council Officers and District Governors]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC National Officers, District Governors, and Council Officers. The letter calls for a LULAC Supreme Council Meeting for August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas.
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[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, August 10, 1952]

[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, August 10, 1952]

Date: August 10, 1952
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas.
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[Letter to John J. Herrera - 1955-02-15]

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

Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera, from unspecific League of United Latina American Citizens source, dated February 15, 1955, in regards to the declaration by the Supreme Council that the offices of the National Organizer and the National Chaplain are vacant and inactive. The author of the letter states "I hope that the action taken by the Supreme Council will not keep you from working very closely with me on LULAC matters [...] I would like to appoint you as a Chairman of a National Committee to study ways and means of increasing the educational opportunities that are available to persons of Spanish extraction."
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]

Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo on League of United Latin American Council Formation in Refugio, Texas. Herrera gives Pinedo further details and names of the first LULAC meeting and names and addresses of the charter members. Herrera also lets Pinedo know that Herrera wants him to be at the installation ceremony along with Felix Tijerina.
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[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Philip Reyes - 1955-03-26]

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Philip Reyes - 1955-03-26]

Date: March 26, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: 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).
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[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 Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]

[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]

Date: June 15, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: 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."
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[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-17]

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-17]

Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Description: 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."
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[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred
Description: 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.
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LULAC, labor of love

LULAC, labor of love

Date: February 19, 1966
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driskill Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love."
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