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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
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-06-04]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-06-04]

Date: June 4, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera to accompany a letter sent to Yarborough after his conference with the Department of the Army. Yarborough assures Herrera that he will continue trying to help Herrera's son. A handwritten note appended to the bottom assures Herrera that Yarborough is not quitting and knows they are both accustomed to fighting on.
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[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to G. J. Garza - 1950-10-19]

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to G. J. Garza - 1950-10-19]

Date: October 19, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Description: Carbon copy of a letter from Ramon Sandoval, Secretary LULAC Council 151 of Galveston, Texas, to G. J. Garza of Laredo, Texas, dated October 19, 1950. This letter was in reply to allegations that the Galveston LULAC Council was failing or not in good standing. It was reporting that the Galveston LULAC Council was still active, still participating.
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[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-17]

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-17]

Date: July 17, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Description: Letter from Ramon Sandoval, LULAC Galveston Council, to John J. Herrera, dated July 17, 1950. Sandoval requests help selling tickets to the LULAC fundraising dance to be held July 29, 1950, at the Buccaneer Hotel in Galveston.
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[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-19]

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-19]

Date: October 19, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Description: Letter from Ramon Sandoval, Secretary LULAC Council 151 of Galveston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, undated. This letter included a carbon copy of a letter from Ramon Sandoval to G. J. Garza of Laredo, Texas, dated October 19, 1950. The letter from Sandoval to Garza contains confidential background information concerning allegations that the Galveston LULAC Council was failing or not in good standing.
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[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1952]

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1952]

Date: 1952?
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Description: Letter from Ramon Sandoval, President of LULAC Council Number 151, to John Herrera, from early 1952. This is a request for $50 payment in regards to advertisement inserted in the convention program.
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[Letter from Raul Perez to John J. Herrera - 1952-05-07]

[Letter from Raul Perez to John J. Herrera - 1952-05-07]

Date: May 7, 1952
Creator: Perez, Raul
Description: Letter from Raul Perez of Kingsville, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated May 7, 1952. Perez congratulates Herrera on his bid for the position of LULAC National President. Perez requests information on how to organize a Junior LULAC Council in Kingsville, Texas.
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[Letter from Raymond Reyna to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-11]

[Letter from Raymond Reyna to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-11]

Date: February 11, 1953
Creator: Reyna, Raymond
Description: Letter from Raymond Reyna of Victoria, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 11, 1953. Reyna asks for an appointment to discuss the case of Manuel Perez, who was charged with a murder in Port Lavaca.
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[Letter from Reynaldo de la Garza and Bennie Cantu to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-10]

[Letter from Reynaldo de la Garza and Bennie Cantu to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-10]

Date: April 10, 1954
Creator: De la Garza, Reynaldo
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from General Chairman Reynaldo de la Garza and Bennie Cantu from the San Antonio LULAC Council No. 2 inviting Herrera to the "traditional Feria de las Flores" (which translates to the Flower Show) which is a dinner dance that raised money for the LULAC Scholarship Fund. Herrera was invited to attend as the guest of honor to the dinner dance on Friday, April 30th at the Seven Oaks Country Club. "This particular evening has been set aside especially for the purpose of honoring our former 'Reyes Feos', all of you will receive the recognition at this dinner dance to which you are so justly entitle." The translation of "Reyes Feos", is "The Ugly Kings" which is a non-profit organization that raises money for scholarships that are awarded to deserving Texas students.
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[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12]

[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12]

Date: July 13, 1952
Creator: Martinez, Ricardo
Description: Letter from Ricardo Molinez of LULAC Council Number 146 of McAllen, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 13, 1952. Molinez congratulates Herrera on his recent election to LULAC National President. Molinez requests help in issue of Frank Ferree being held in contempt of court, includes a petition signed by citizens of Harlingen, Texas, addressed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
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[Letter from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios - 1951-11-23]

[Letter from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios - 1951-11-23]

Date: November 23, 1951
Creator: Garza, Richard M.
Description: Letter and envelope from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios of Houston, Texas, dated November 23, 1951. Letter originally included a one dollar payment for services rendered. Garza writes to give his regards to John J. Herrera.
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