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[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 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

[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

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
Date: June 28, 1951
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

[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 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 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

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Presbyterian Ladies Enjoying a Formal Meal]

Description: Photograph of a large group of Presbyterian women sitting at a long table and enjoying a formal group meal. All of the women are dressed in church-appropriate clothing, and many are wearing hats. The long table, which has a tablecloth, dishes with food, and several wine bottles on it, runs all the way into the background of the image. On the lefthand side of the image also in the background, there is a pillar and a buffet table with women standing behind it. There is a tall silver pot on the buffet table along withmore dishes and various condiments. There is a flower-printed curtain hanging on the wall in the background beside the table. Handwriting is visible on the back of the image; it reads, "Presbyterial Laredo 1951".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[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
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.
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 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.
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 - 1951-01-22]

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