[Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - 1955-05-22]

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Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to all League of United Latin American Citizens in District Eight in Texas asking all of the members in District Eight to attend the Texas District Eight Convention on May 29, 1955 at the Y.M.C.A. at 1600 Louisiana, Houston, Texas. Adame informs all of the members that there will be a minimal fee and that the attendance of District Eight members is imperative for the continued success of District Eight: "Lulac District Eight in Texas has always been a good district and now is the BEST and the LARGEST in MEMBERSHIP." ... continued below

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Adame, David May 23, 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - 1955-05-22]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - May 22, 1955]

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Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to all League of United Latin American Citizens in District Eight in Texas asking all of the members in District Eight to attend the Texas District Eight Convention on May 29, 1955 at the Y.M.C.A. at 1600 Louisiana, Houston, Texas. Adame informs all of the members that there will be a minimal fee and that the attendance of District Eight members is imperative for the continued success of District Eight: "Lulac District Eight in Texas has always been a good district and now is the BEST and the LARGEST in MEMBERSHIP." The convention would host the election of District Governor for District Eight and would have in attendance: Frank Pinedo, Felix Tijerina, Alfred Hernandez and John J. Herrera.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents, Jan.- May, 1955

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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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  • May 23, 1955

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  • Jan. 29, 2014, 12:40 p.m.

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Adame, David. [Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - 1955-05-22], letter, May 23, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250538/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.