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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-05-21]

[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-05-21]

Date: May 21, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a blank letter template requesting the reader's participation in the Austin meeting of the Viva Johnson organization, for which they will need to select a chairman and co-chairs. It is labeled "Letter No. 1."
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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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LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton
Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
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[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
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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 Driscoll Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love."
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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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Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: KCOR
Description: Newsflash from KCOR radio station, reporting on news from Austin, Texas, from Raoul A. Cortez, President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Judge Ben H. Rice, Jr., from the Federal Court in Austin, has ordered a statewide ban on segregation of Mexican-American children in Texas schools, stating that the practice is unconstitutional and violates the 14th Amendment.
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[Official Certification of documents, American Express vs. LULAC - 1977-02-04]

[Official Certification of documents, American Express vs. LULAC - 1977-02-04]

Date: February 4, 1977
Creator: White, Mark
Description: Official Certification of documents regarding American Express vs. League of United Latin American Citizens by Texas Secretary of State Mark White is dated February 4, 1977. The certification indicates documents were sent, but unable to be delivered, to LULAC's agent, Roberto Ornales.
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[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]

Date: August 2, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera. The image on the front of the postcard is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson from the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. Douglas is visiting Austin on business and stopped by the presidential library with his son Michael.
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[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]

[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]

Date: May 6, 1964
Creator: Espinosa, Andrew, Jr.
Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Andrew Espinosa, Jr.'s reply to John J. Herrera. Andrew Espinosa, Jr. indicated that he will attend the meeting, and will bring Kenneth Groves.
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