[Photograph of John J. Herrera, Tatcho Mindiola and A. Hernandez at LULAC Conference]

[Photograph of John J. Herrera, Tatcho Mindiola and A. Hernandez at LULAC Conference]

Date: 1984
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of John J. Herrera, Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., and A. Hernandez at the League of United Latin American Citizen (LULAC) Conference, 1984.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Photograph of Elias Ramirez]

[Photograph of Elias Ramirez]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Elias Ramirez, taken in Magnolia Park during the early years of LULAC.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Civic Organizations and Employment Record of John J. Herrera]

[Civic Organizations and Employment Record of John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: A record of the different civic organizations, including both membership and activities, as well as the employment activities of John J. Herrera. This document focuses on Herrera's close ties with the Hispanic Community in Houston and the United States and emphasizes his successes in fighting for equal rights for all Mexican-Americans.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dennis Chavez]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dennis Chavez]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter asking Dennis Chavez, New Mexico Senator, to support the bill "Equal Education Opportunities for All" (Senate Bill 2048). John J. Herrera, the National Inspector General on behalf of LULAC, fully endorses this bill. Sent as urgent mail with a notation at the top of the letter: "Night Letter."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

Date: July 22, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, asking him about the resolution and whether it was adopted. Castañeda wished to have a copy of it in its final form. Written in pencil at the bottom left corner: "apologize."
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."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Patrick Flores to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-27]

[Letter from Patrick Flores to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-27]

Date: April 27, 1954
Creator: Flores, Patrick
Description: Letter from Patrick Flores to John J. Herrera wishing him luck on his and LULAC's efforts to bring Baytown together as a community. Flores mentions seeing Herrera's name on a program for a Coronation Ceremony and beneficial supper, but it is not indicated which he is addressing. This letter was written from St. Mary's Seminary in La Porte, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera inviting President John F. Kennedy to Houston - 1963-10-24]

[Letter from John J. Herrera inviting President John F. Kennedy to Houston - 1963-10-24]

Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera inviting President John F. Kennedy to Houston. Herrera writes to Mr. Kenneth O'Donnell, President Kennedy's appointment secretary, to convince O'Donnell to "have President Kennedy visit the LULAC State Director's Ball at the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel on the same night," November 21, 1963. Herrera describes his desire to have the President meet with the area Viva Kennedy Clubs and LULAC in preparation for what would have been President Kennedy's re-election campaign.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Attachment to a letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca where at the request of Machuca, Herrera summarizes his accomplishments as National President of LULAC. This attachment includes mention of the increase in the expansion of the organization as well as council formation, widespread increase in LULAC awareness, LULAC's involvement with the fight against the Pecos Texas School segregation and collaboration with other Latin American organizations.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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