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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

Date: 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Description: An affidavit from Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

Date: October 5, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Agenda for a trip to Mexico from October 5-13, 1951. Sightseeing plans on agenda mention visiting Mexico City, Acapulco, Guadalajara, Veracruz. Includes meeting with the Mayor and City Officials of Mexico City at City Hall, and introduction to President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
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[Agenda of LULAC's Day of Outing, August 17, 1952]

[Agenda of LULAC's Day of Outing, August 17, 1952]

Date: August 17, 1952
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Agenda of LULAC's Day of Outing held Sunday, August 17, 1952, on picnic grounds off of Beaumont Highway.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, January 16-18, 1953]

[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, January 16-18, 1953]

Date: 1953-01-16/1953-01-18
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on January 17 and 18, 1953.
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[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, January 16-18, 1953]

[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, January 16-18, 1953]

Date: 1953-01-16/1953-01-18
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Agenda for LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on January 17 and 18, 1953.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
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[Annotated list of LULAC Officers and Councils - April 13, 1953]

[Annotated list of LULAC Officers and Councils - April 13, 1953]

Date: April 11, 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: List of LULAC national officers, regional governors, district governors, and councils dated April 13, 1953. This appears to be a working copy as it contains numerous handwritten notes and corrections. The sixth page appears to be a partial membership roster of Houston members.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Anonymous letter to John Herrera - 1950-03-06]

[Anonymous letter to John Herrera - 1950-03-06]

Date: March 6, 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Anonymous letter to John J. Herrera regarding issue of having a special police squad for Latin-Americans.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Appointment of Gus C. Garcia to position of LULAC National Organizer by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President - July 20, 1952]

[Appointment of Gus C. Garcia to position of LULAC National Organizer by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President - July 20, 1952]

Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper copy of appointment of Gus C. Garcia to position of LULAC National Organizer by John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 20, 1952.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library