[Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - 1950-11-08]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, dated November 8, 1950. Discusses her upcoming visit to Houston. Includes an invitation for the LULAC ladies to attend the upcoming LULAC meeting in Wharton, Texas, on November 12, 1950.

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# 2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. November 8, 1950.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - 1950-11-08]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - November 8, 1950]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, dated November 8, 1950. Discusses her upcoming visit to Houston. Includes an invitation for the LULAC ladies to attend the upcoming LULAC meeting in Wharton, Texas, on November 12, 1950.

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# 2 p. ; 28 cm.

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

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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 Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated October 24, 1950. Personal letter concerning visit to Houston and mention of LULAC women's meeting in her home.

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[Letter from Thelma Vela to John Herrera - 1950-10-24], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f13-35, ark:/67531/metapth250119

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  • November 8, 1950

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Dec. 30, 2013, 2:02 p.m.

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - 1950-11-08], letter, November 8, 1950; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250131/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.