[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. May 19, 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - May 19, 1955]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."

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4 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

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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  • May 19, 1955

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Nov. 13, 2014, 2:47 p.m.

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19], letter, May 19, 1955; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250541/: accessed May 14, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.

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