[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-08-11]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-08-11]

Date: August 11, 1944
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging receipt of the revised text of the FEPC resolution. Herrera covers the occasion honoring Fernando Salas, the first Latin-American to serve on a Harris County Grand Jury, and a meeting with the new members of LULAC. Herrera would like Carlos Castañeda to come to Houston so that they may discuss the complaints Herrera has received about layoffs affecting Latin Americans, Mexican Americans, and African Americans.
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[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-21]

Date: March 21, 1945
Creator: Ellinger, W. Don
Description: Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera if he could host a meeting with the complainants of the Shell and Sinclair oil companies. Ellinger asks if Herrera could request Mike Gonzalez to be present at the meeting.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañedato John J. Herrera urging Herrera to keep in contact with Latin Americans in Houston and its vicinity, and let them know that Castañeda and Herrera will help them if they are discriminated against in any manner.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Page 1 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
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[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-04-20]

[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-04-20]

Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Wirin, A.L.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from A.L. Wirin, informing Herrera that Wirin has undertaken a number of Civil Liberties cases for the Alianza Hispano Americana, which has opened a Civil Liberties Department. Wirin suggests that The Alianza might be willing to undertake some housing segregation cases, and also cases of segregation of Mexican prisoners in or near Houston.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-24]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-24]

Date: August 24, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera to send the complete and detailed statements of the complaints regarding discriminatory lay-offs of Mexican and Latin American employees at the Brown Shipyard.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-01]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-01]

Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging John J. Herrera's letter from July 28th. Castañeda states that he will send a revised copy of a LULAC resolution and a copy of a speech he made in El Paso. He requests Herrera to tell whoever has complaints of discrimination in employment, classification, or promotion in Houston to write to Castañeda directly of their case, or to Herrera can forward them to Castañeda. Includes LULAC resolution titled, "One for all and all for one."
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[Decision regarding the charges brought by the Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

[Decision regarding the charges brought by the Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
Description: Charges filed by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice against Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, dated December 11, 1944, for engaging in discriminatory employment practices at the Deer Park Refinery in Houston, Texas.
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[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1944-09-28]

[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1944-09-28]

Date: September 28, 1944
Creator: Ellinger, Don W.
Description: Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John H. Herrera mentioning that Ellinger had met with Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda, and requested Castañeda to arrange a talk with the witnesses in the Brown Shipyards matter at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 2, 1944.
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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-01-02]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-01-02]

Date: January 2, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John Herrera regarding the release to the press of Exhibit 5 from the hearing, the stipulation agreed upon. The hearing was successful on every point desired, except that they had to "sacrifice our friend Alba". Castañeda asks Herrera to suggest that Alba make an application through WMC and be referred to the refinery.
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