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[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