[Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce - 1952-12-09]

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Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce meeting held December 9, 1952. The minutes report on meeting John Herrera, LULAC National President, along with the Brazosport Schools Superintendent, a representative of the Angleton Rotary Club, Brazoria County Attorney, a representative of the local newspapers, and the President of the Brazoria LULAC Council. The committee discussed the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican Government regarding labor issues and how to remove the county from this list. Specific instances of discrimination were brought forth, and assurances were given by county representatives that steps had been taken or … continued below

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Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce December 9, 1952.

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Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce meeting held December 9, 1952. The minutes report on meeting John Herrera, LULAC National President, along with the Brazosport Schools Superintendent, a representative of the Angleton Rotary Club, Brazoria County Attorney, a representative of the local newspapers, and the President of the Brazoria LULAC Council. The committee discussed the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican Government regarding labor issues and how to remove the county from this list. Specific instances of discrimination were brought forth, and assurances were given by county representatives that steps had been taken or would be taken to correct such charges of discrimination. Herrera states that he will discuss this issue with the new President of Mexico and make a report on his return from Mexico.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents as National President, June-December, 1952

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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

Correspondence 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 Leerie R. Giese, Manager of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, to John Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 12, 1952. A cover letter that regarding the minutes of Herrera's meeting with the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce on December 9, 1952.

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Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce. [Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce - 1952-12-09], text, December 9, 1952; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250287/: accessed June 13, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library.

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