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[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy."
Date: April 23, 1958
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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
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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1951-11-06]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated November 6, 1951. Laurel requests plans for the reorganization of LULAC councils; he mentions a highly publicized divorce in Juarez, Mexico, in which Herrera represented one of the parties; and Laurel asks for legal advice on a question of property ownership in connection with the Bay City LULAC Council.
Date: November 6, 1951
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. Laurel conveys the approval of the LULAC Supreme Council for sociological and statistical data contained in the report by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard, entitled, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." Laurel writes that the council also condemns the false and prejudiced statements attributed to three people interviewed by the sociologists. This report is to be discussed at an upcoming LULAC Convention.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to A. Walter Skoglund - 1952-03-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, to A. Walter Skoglund of Bay City, Texas, dated March 18, 1952. An inquiry from Skoglund sent to the prior LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, Blas M. Salinas, has been forwarded to John J. Herrera as Herrera is closest to the property in question in Bay City, Texas.
Date: March 18, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1964-06-26]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera, dated June 26, 1964. Laurel writes that the mother of Gus C. Garcia's children has agreed to the establishment of a scholarship fund in his honor. Laurel requests Herrera's support in setting up the fund and presenting it to other LULAC members at the upcoming convention.
Date: June 26, 1964
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
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.
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
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar M. Laurel - 1955-06-14]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar Laurel congratulating him on his election as National President of LULAC. Herrera apologizes for not congratulating Laurel at the moment that the counts were completed and he had been elected. Herrera explains, "I know that you understand why I had to help Brother Pinedo under the circumstances [...] a man must follow the dictates of his conscience." Herrera also expresses to Laurel that Laurel can count on Herrera for sincere cooperation and in any other way that Herrera can assist Laurel throughout his administration.
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-10-29]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera dated October 29, 1955, requesting Herrera to provide information to Albert Q. Maisel from Reader's Digest for a future issue on American Citizens of Mexican Descent. Laurel expresses to Herrera that he is the best candidate to provide information on how American citizens of Mexican American descent have made an impact in the Gulf Coast area. "No article regarding the history of such progress would be complete without including the rich contribution which you have made towards the same."
Date: October 29, 1955
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-11-01]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1955, requesting Herrera's presence at the LULAC Area Reunion meetings at El Campo on November 5 and 6. Laurel informs Herrera that there will be a banquet and a dance on Saturday night.
Date: November 1, 1955
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter to Oscar Laurel - 1955-12-12]

Description: Letter to Oscar Laurel, LULAC National President, dated December 12, 1955. At the top of the letter there is a note to John J. Herrera with the signature of "Ed": "We don't know if Laurel has "sold out" Lulac to the Shivers forces." In the letter to Laurel it is stated that Laurel should not endorse nor aid politicians with an agenda that goes against the "people." "I am sure you will agree with me that Lulac should in no manner lend itself to efforts of politicians designed to divide and weaken the people which both our organizations represent."
Date: December 12, 1955
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Why 'Enforcement' Omitted

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Why 'Enforcement' Omitted" from 1964. The title refers to the "omission of the word 'enforcement' from the Republican civil rights plank" and details the reasons behind it. Followed by another article titled "Scranton Will Fight Again" and a section of comics.
Date: 1964
Creator: Evans, Rowland & Novak, Robert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for the Laredo LULAC Council Number 12 Installation Banquet - 1967-06-09]

Description: Program for the Laredo LULAC Council Number 12 Installation Banquet. The Banquet was held on June 9, 1967 at the Laredo Civic Center. The program includes a list of the incoming administration as well as the outgoing administration for Laredo LULAC Council No. 12. The main speaker was John Connally, Governor of Texas. Includes Governor Connally’s signature and an inscriptions to John Herrera.
Date: June 9, 1967
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library