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[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tobin, Jr. - 1964-07-02]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, District Attorney of Laredo County, to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tobin, Jr., dated July 2, 1964. Oscar Laurel thanks the Tobins for their $100.00 donation to the Gus Garcia Scholarship Fund. John J. Herrera is copied at the end of the letter.
Date: July 2, 1964
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
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 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 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.
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 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 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

[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 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 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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report of LULAC National Treasurer for June 24, 1951 - June 19,1952]

Description: Report of the National Treasurer, League of United Latin American Citizens, Laredo, Texas, for Cash Receipts and Disbursements, June 24, 1951-June 19, 1952. This report was submitted by Felix Garcia, Jr., LULAC National Treasurer on June 19,1952.
Date: June 19, 1951
Creator: Garcia, Felix, Jr.
Item Type: Report
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
Item Type: Pamphlet
Location Info:
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.
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera - 1960-08-17]

Description: Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera, printed on League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 12 letterhead and dated August 17, 1960. Correa thanks Herrera for his kind words to Porfirio Flores regarding Council No. 12.
Date: August 17, 1960
Creator: Correa , Justo
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 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 Milton L. Polakoff - 1950-10-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Milton L. Polakoff, of Universal Security Mutual Life Insurance Company and also LULAC District 8 Governor, dated October 17, 1950. Mentions a few insurance related issues, as well as a personal request from Herrera that Polakoff attend the upcoming LULAC Supreme Council meeting in Laredo, Texas.
Date: October 17, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1955-09-16]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera dated September 16, 1955 requesting Herrera's presence at the first Supreme Council meeting at Pecos, Texas. The meeting was to take place on September 24 and 25.
Date: September 16, 1955
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library