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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

Date: 1953
Creator: El Paso Times
Description: Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC.
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Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from a Bay City newspaper, indicated by handwritten note, dated 1953. Article is a rebuttal from Sheriff Jack Cole to charges made by LULAC delegates at the LULAC convention that a grand jury had whitewashed the decision regarding the fatal shooting of George Sanchez. LULAC was asking for an impartial investigation of George Sanchez's civil rights.
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Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Date: July 8, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952.
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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Date: June 20, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
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[Newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers exploiting workers - June, 1952]

[Newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers exploiting workers - June, 1952]

Date: June 5, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Copies of newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers using "exploiting" Mexican workers on their farms, dated June 5 and 6, 1952.
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'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Date: March 11, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
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Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Date: June 28, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
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Discrimination story condemned

Discrimination story condemned

Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.
Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
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Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Date: July 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950.
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Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown publication, with handwritten notation of 1950. This article concerns the Wharton County LULAC council scholarships for Wharton County Junior College. It covers the application details for four scholarships to be awarded for the semester beginning in February of 1950.
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