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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Colorado County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William B.
Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961, and typed on "State Director of LULAC for Texas" letterhead. In the letter, Bonilla refers to the issue of discrimination in schools in Columbus, Texas, and the committee being sent to Herrera's office on November 4, 1961.
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[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961. The letter refers to discrimination on the part of the School Superintendent in Columbus, Texas, and asks for Herrera's assistance in planning the action League of United Latin American Citizens will be taking.
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[Letter from Marley Giddens to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-07]

[Letter from Marley Giddens to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-07]

Date: December 7, 1961
Creator: Giddens, Marley
Description: Letter from Marley Giddens, Columbus Independent School District Superintendent, to John J. Herrera, dated December 7, 1961. In the letter, Giddens thanks Herrera for their meeting and further explains the events leading up to the incident at Columbus Elementary School.
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[Draft of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla]

[Draft of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of a letter from John J. Herrera directed to Fred M. Valdez, National President of LULAC, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC. The letter is handwritten in ink on lined, legal paper. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]

[Letter from John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]

Date: December 18, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera without name of addressee, dated December 18, 1950. Reports on receipt of Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council charter; installation of Wharton County Ladies LULAC Council; and interest in Eagle Lake, Texas, to form a LULAC Council.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla - 1961-11-16]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla - 1961-11-16]

Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC, dated November 16, 1961, and printed on "Law Offices of John J. Herrera" letterhead. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Date: January 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-12-06]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-12-06]

Date: December 6, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated December 6, 1950. Update on LULAC events in Palacios, Bay City, and Eagle Lake, Texas, and originally enclosed LULAC literature.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Locario Cordova - 1950-12-05]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Locario Cordova - 1950-12-05]

Date: December 5, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Locario Cordova of Eagle Lake, Texas, dated December 5, 1950. Herrera invites interested persons to form a LULAC Council in Eagle Lake, Texas. Includes a well-written summary of LULAC development in Texas, describing how LULAC has helped improve discriminatory conditions in other areas.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Marley Giddens - 1961-11-16]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Marley Giddens - 1961-11-16]

Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera directed to Marley Giddens, Superintendent of Schools care of Columbus Elementary School, dated November 16, 1961. Herrera informs Giddens that he represents the parents of many Latin American children at the Columbus Elementary School who are protesting Giddens actions as superintendent on October 26, 1961. Herrera requests a meeting with Giddens and a committee of parents involved in a recent situation regarding Latin American students at the school. The meeting was requested on behalf of William D. Bonilla, State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is copied to John A. Marzola, Frank M. Valdez, and William D. Bonilla.
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