[Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]

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Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National Prseident to all LULAC Councils, dated January 27,1953. Per complaints received at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting about not receiving the LULAC News, Herrera asks for updated master mailing lists. Herrera discusses re-installation of members in San Angelo LULAC Men's Council Number 129; encourages council members to pay dues so they are eligible to attend the upcoming conventions; and mentions the court case of George Sanchez of Palacios, Texas and an upcoming meeting with the Commissioner of Education regarding the Pecos Segregated Mexican School case.

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2 p. ; 36 cm.

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Herrera, John J. January 27, 1953.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - January 27, 1953]

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Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National Prseident to all LULAC Councils, dated January 27,1953. Per complaints received at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting about not receiving the LULAC News, Herrera asks for updated master mailing lists. Herrera discusses re-installation of members in San Angelo LULAC Men's Council Number 129; encourages council members to pay dues so they are eligible to attend the upcoming conventions; and mentions the court case of George Sanchez of Palacios, Texas and an upcoming meeting with the Commissioner of Education regarding the Pecos Segregated Mexican School case.

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2 p. ; 36 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera As National President, Official Reports, Financial and Council Meetings, 1952-1953

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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 27, 1953

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27], letter, January 27, 1953; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250435/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.