[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. November 3, 1950.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - November 3, 1950]

Description

Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents, September-December, 1950

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  • [Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f13-44, ark:/67531/metapth250128

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.

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[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f13-44, ark:/67531/metapth250128

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  • November 3, 1950

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  • Dec. 29, 2013, 2:24 p.m.

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03], letter, November 3, 1950; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250123/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.