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[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Brick Manse with a Hispanic Family on the Porch]

Description: Photograph of a brick manse with a young Mexican family standing on the porch. The front of the building is one long brick wall with a corner at the entrance. The primary wall has three tall windows and a screened door; two of the windows are coupled together. The wall coming out of the corner has two more shorter windows and another screened door. There is a simple wooden deck with no railing that runs along both walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk. The front yard is made up of sparse and patchy grass and a few trees and shrubs. The young Mexican family is standing in a group on the deck in front of the two doors. The family consists of a couple and their six young children. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo - manse familia Olivares 8-51".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Front of a Brick Manse in Laredo]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of a brick manse. The entance is located at a corner of the building. Two of the walls are facing toward the right side of the image, and the other wall that makes up the corner is facing the left side. On the first main wall on the left side, there are two windows visible and a screened door. On the wall facing the left side, there is another screened door and two shorter windows. There is a deck with no railing that runs along these two walls. Stairs leading up to the deck connect to a sidewalk that is in front of the building. There is a large tree in front of the building on the righthand side. In the foreground, the headlight and part of a bumper of a car is visible on the right. Part of the back of a car is visible on the far right in the foreground of the image. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, " Laredo, 1953 - Manse".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Portrait of Children]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a group of children organized into three tiered rows. The front row consists of a small group of young boys sitting on the ground. The second row consists of a group of seated young girls and a young woman who is seated in the middle. The back row consists of a small group of slightly older girls wearing either tartan printed or white dresses. There is a window both behind the group and on the right-hand side of the image. Many of the boys are holding wide-brimmed hats. The photograph is mounted on a patchy, light-colored piece of cardboard. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "This portrait is affectionately dedicated to the President of the Children's Society - Delia Lopez, G.A. Walls, Laredo, Tex Oct. 27, 1920"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Family in Front of a Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a young Mexican family (identified as the Olivares family) standing in front of a brick house. The family consists of a couple and six young children. The family is standing in a row and looking at the camera. From left to right, there is a young boy and two girls of the same age, a slightly older boy, the mother holding a toddler, the eldest daughter, and the father. The two youngest girls are twins, and are both wearing the same skirts and white shirts. Everyone else is wearing light colored shirts and pants or shorts except for the eldest daughter, who is wearing a plaid dress and an apron, and the mother who is wearing a dress. The brick building behind them has two screened doors on either side of the corner. It also has two windows on the right side of the image. Shrubs are visible in the foreground. There is handwriting on the back of the image that reads, "Laredo - Olivares family Agosto 1951".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Oscar M. Laurel - 1953-07-29]

Description: Copy of a letter from Albert Armendariz, LULAC National President, to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC National Legal Advisor, dated July 29, 1953. Armendariz requests that Laurel continue to request am itemized account statement from Murguia Printers to make sure that LULAC was not being overcharged for newspaper printing costs.
Date: July 29, 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera - 1947-04-19]

Description: Letter from Arnulfo Zamora in Laredo, Texas, to John J. Herrera in Houston, Texas. Zamora acknowledged receipt of Herrera's letter from March 13, 1947 regarding the application of Felix H. Morales for a radio station permit.
Date: April 19, 1947
Creator: Zamora, Arnulfo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera - 1967-05-23]

Description: Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera on May 23, 1967, inviting him to the Installation of Officers Banquet hosted by LULAC Council #12 on June 9, 1967.
Date: May 23, 1967
Creator: Zamora, Arnulfo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to George J. Garza - 1951-12-14]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Assistant Director of the American Council of Spanish Speaking Persons, to George J. Garza, President of LULAC, dated December 14, 1951. This is a request for LULAC's mailing list so that the ACSSP can communicate with the LULAC members.
Date: December 14, 1951
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-10]

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza of the LULAC national office to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated October 10, 1950. This letter is a call for the LULAC Supreme Council to meet in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 10, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-02]

Description: Letter from George J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated January 2, 1951. Refers to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council charter delayed in mailing. Also references contact with Manuel Esqueda, the LULAC Regional Governor for California, and a proposed trip to California.
Date: January 2, 1951
Creator: Garza, George J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry P. Evans to Oscar M. Laurel - 1951-10-03]

Description: Letter from Henry P. Evans of Houston, Texas to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary & Legal Advisor, dated October 3, 1951. Evans writes concerning a city lot in Bay City, Texas, in connection with oil and gas leases. Evans requests execution of paperwork by LULAC officers to straighten up the issue.
Date: October 3, 1951
Creator: Evans, Henry P.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-10-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Abel Cisneros, Vice-President of the El Campo LULAC Council, dated October 16, 1950. Herrera is requesting a report of El Campo's council activities needed for submission at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 16, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onoinskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora in Laredo, Texas. The letter was in regards to Felix H. Morales and his Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Zamora to prove discrimination in the application process.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo Zamora - 195u]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter from John J.Herrera to Arnulfo Zamora, President General of LULAC, undated but probably from the 1950s. Herrera gives details about a committee that was formed for the case of Macario Garcia and his part as a defense attorney for Garcia.
Date: 195u
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, hand-dated August, 1950. References the Larendo LULAC Council and the cooperation that LULAC President George Garza can expect from the Houston LULAC Council.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-10-14]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated October 14, 1950. This is a confirmation of receipt of the Pasadena, Texas, LULAC Council charter. Herrera also states that he will attend the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 14, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Date: January 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library