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Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Edward A. Smith, February 14, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Edward A. Smith, died February 8, 1989. The funeral was held February 14, 1989 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Needville City Cemetery in Needville, Texas.
Date: February 14, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Graduation Exercises for John Foster Dulles High School, May 31, 1977]

Description: Graduation program for Dulles High School's Class of 1977 commencement held at Kempner Stadium in Sugar Land, TX, including the schedule, administrators, and list of graduates. Among the graduates is a Lisa Anne Herrera.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: John Foster Dulles High School (Sugar Land, Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invoice from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1950-08-15]

Description: Invoice on account of The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas, sent to John J. Herrera, dated August 15, 1950. This invoice is for a letter to Mrs. Jackson dated August. 11, 1950. The cost was 10 cents per line, totaling $16.20.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Fort Bend Reporter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages four through eight]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ramirez and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: Ellis. O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages fourteen through eighteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Camarillo and notarized on July 13, 1955. Document of a voluntary statement from inmate Ernesto Longorio, #129700. Longorio stated that he did not give permission for his name to used in the segregation lawsuit against the Texas Prison System. The statement is signed and notarized on July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages nine through thirteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Ben Rios, #129698. Ellis questioned Rios about Attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ben Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages one through three]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Abraham Rios, #129699. Rios claimed to have no knowledge of attorney John J. Herrera filing a suit against the Prison System. The document was signed by Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils and Officers - 1952-11-05]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC Executive Secretary, to all LULAC Officers, and Texas LULAC Councils of District Eight, dated November 5, 1952. Proclamation advising of an upcoming Texas LULAC District Number 8 Convention to be held November 16,1 952 in Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: November 5, 1952
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1955-01-03]

Description: Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera. Elias Guerrero, Chairman, Carlos M. Garcia, and Marcos Reyes cordially requesting Herrera's presence as a speaker at the Annual Banquet and appointment of new officers on January 9, 1955. Council 188's event was to take place at the county fairgrounds of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Guerrero, Elias
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-04]

Description: Letter from the Very Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated April 4, 1953. This letter acknowledges Herrera's letter refuting personal endorsement or LULAC endorsement of Planned Parenthood literature. Rev. Collins encourages Herrera to publicly deny these policies.
Date: April 4, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
Date: March 21, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members.
Date: January 15, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members.
Date: January 15, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Collins - 1953-03-31]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas dated March 31, 1953. Herrera writes regarding copies of Planned Parenthood literature about birth control that were mailed to Rev. Kelly by Ofelia Mendoz of Planned Parenthood. Herrera refutes the use of his name in Mendoz's letter, and disavows any endorsement of the literature by himself or by LULAC.
Date: March 31, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-11-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated November 17, 1950. Acknowledges Hernandez' attendance at a LULAC meeting in Wharton County, Texas. Also includes an invitation to attend a LULAC meeting and dance in Palacios, Texas.
Date: November 17, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Lassie Jackson - 1950-07-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Mrs. Lassie Jackson of Rosenberg, Texas, dated July 20, 1950. This is a response to Jackson's letter which was published in the Rosenberg Herald and The Texas Coaster pertaining to her objections to the banning of the "Czech Hour" on the radio station. Apparently in her letter she referred to Latin Americans of her community as Communists. Herrera is answering on behalf of the Latin American citizenry of Fort Bend County.
Date: July 20, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library