[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12]

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Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor in Austin, Texas dated January 12, 1953. Herrera writes that he will seek re-election as LULAC National President and asks Pinedo to consider running for re-election as LULAC Texas Regional Governor. Herrera mentions Jake Rodriguez's trip to Mexico on behalf of George Strake's bid for United States Ambassador to Mexico. The letter also includes travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas, to visit groups interested in reviving LULAC councils. Post-script notes thatHerrera had received an invitation to ... continued below

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. January 12, 1953.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - January 12, 1953]

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Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor in Austin, Texas dated January 12, 1953. Herrera writes that he will seek re-election as LULAC National President and asks Pinedo to consider running for re-election as LULAC Texas Regional Governor. Herrera mentions Jake Rodriguez's trip to Mexico on behalf of George Strake's bid for United States Ambassador to Mexico. The letter also includes travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas, to visit groups interested in reviving LULAC councils. Post-script notes thatHerrera had received an invitation to Governor Allan Shivers Inaugaural Reception.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents as National President, January-March, 1953

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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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  • January 12, 1953

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12], letter, January 12, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250307/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.