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[Class Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a teacher standing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School building. The six boys are all wearing baggy pants and light-colored collared shirts. The teacher, who is standing behind the boys, is wearing a suit and holding a book and papers. The building behind the group is elevated off the ground with stilts. The open windows that line the walls make the inside of the building partially visible. In the background behind the building, there is a large bush and several people standing behind it. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 4. Vincente Huerta. Newgulf"
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[El Divino Salvador]

Description: Photograph of a congregation in front of El Divino Salvador. The church is a white building with an enclosed entry way. The congregation is gathered in front. The man standing with his back to the camera in the middle of the group has been identified with an arrow as J. C. Palacio. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "Enero 1950 El Divino Salvador E. D."
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
Date: June 20, 1952
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral announcement for José de la Luz Sáenz]

Description: Announcement with details about the funeral for José de la Luz Sáenz, who passed away at the age of 64. Sent in an envelope to John J. Herrera
Date: April 15, 1953
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Group of Teachers Standing in Front of a Sunday School Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of female Sunday School teachers standing in front of a school Presbyterian building. The four young teachers stand closely together; they are all wearing past the knee-length collared dresses. An older teacher wearing a light-colored dress stands slightly away from the group. The teachers are all facing toward the right side of the image. The building behind them is raised slightly from the ground, and the open windows that line the wall make a part of the inside visible. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back that translates to read, "Class # 3. Mrs. Josefa M. de Moreno, Newgulf".
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Posed in Front of a Presbyterian Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posed in front of a Presbyterian building. The group consists of three rows of people; the first consists of two young girls and one young boy sitting on the ground, the second row consists of three men and one baby, and the top row consists of five women standing and facing the camera. The men are all wearing light collared shirts and pants, and the women are all wearing long dresses. The building in the background has four visible windows, which are opened, and is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a large grassy field visible in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Class # 6. Mr. Hernando Gutierrez, Newgulf
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Posed in Front of a Presbyterian Sunday School]

Description: Photograph of a group of teachers and administrators posing in front of a Presbyterian Sunday School center. The group consists of two rows of people; the front row is made up of three men who are squatting and facing the camera. The second row consists of three women wearing long dresses and two men wearing suits and ties. The building in the background has four visible windows, which are opened, and is elevated from the ground on short stilts. There is a large grassy field visible in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to, "Officers and Sunday School Teachers, B.S. García, Director; G.S. García, Sub-director; E.A. de García, Secretaria; Teachers, Miss Sara Ranjel; Mrs. Elisa G. de Rios; Mrs. Josefa M. de Moreno; Mr. Vicente Huerta; Mr. Vicente Hanjel, Mr. Hernando Gutierrez. New gulf
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Standing in Front of a Presbyterian Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of Sunday School students and their teacher posed in front of their building. The first two rows of students consist of two girls and seven boys kneeling and sitting on the ground. The back row consists of six girls and their teacher standing and facing the camera. A young girl is standing behind the group and looking at the camera. There is a large grassy field in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back that translates to read, "Class # 5. Mr. Vicente Ranjel, This class and their counselor represents the "Christian Endeavor" Society. Mr. Vicente Rangel Newgulf".
Date: September 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-19]

Description: Letter with envelope from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo, Director General, Mexican Government Tourist Bureau, to John J. Herrera dated September 19, 1951. The letter is an invitation to Herrera.
Date: September 19, 1951
Creator: del Rio y Cañedo, Francisco
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Efrain G. Dominguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-02]

Description: Letter from Professor Efrain G. Dominguez, Consul Adscrito, Consul General's office of Mexico, San Antonio, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 2, 1952. Dominguez writes to Herrera, who is scheduled to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican government.
Date: December 2, 1952
Creator: Dominguez, Efrain G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from José E. Chapa to John J. Herrera - 1954-02-06]

Description: Letter from José E. Chapa to John J. Herrera (in Spanish) expressing his sincere admiration of the "campaign for the dignity of the Mexican in Texas and the continuous battle for the fight against discrimination and segregation." Chapa goes on to explain to Herrera that Chapa no longer works for "the magazine" (it is not indicated what magazine) and informs Herrera that Chapa is now the correspondent for an industrial magazine that is very popular in Mexico. Chapa also informs Herrera that Chapa has a radio show and is the Manager of the new distribution company of Carta Blanca (a Mexican brand of beer) as well as the Director of the Committee for Mexican Patriots. Chapa gives Herrera details on a fundraiser for the fight against Polio, which was created by Chapa and "la Colonia". Chapa expresses that he is ecstatic to have raised $3,052.91 and applauds the efforts of "our people". Chapa tells Herrera about the rising unemployment numbers and expresses that "the immigration officials are trying to hold back the invasion of wetbacks, puerto ricans and the blacks from the south." Chapa expresses to Herrera that the following evening Chapa would speak at a banquet and speak about the unemployment problems affecting Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Chicago. As a side comment and as part of his closing statement, Chapa expresses to Herrera that Chapa has not found anyone that peaks his interest, as he himself does not know what he is looking for (marriage prospects), and Chapa tells Herrera that if Herrera has anyone in mind to please send her Chapa's way.
Date: February 6, 1954
Creator: Chapa, José E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-06]

Description: Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's support for the nomination of his friend Oscar Laurel from Council Number 12 of Laredo, Texas for the office of President General of the League. Vela writes, "may I be permitted to respectfully request your aid and influence in behalf of my personal friend Oscar Laurel." Towards the bottom of the letter, there is a portion in Spanish that reads: "...please command me. As they say at the border, I request this of you as a man and as a good friend, and remember that one favor with another favor is repaid."
Date: June 6, 1955
Creator: Vela, Manuel G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Children in a Classroom at El Divino Salvador Church]

Description: Photograph of a kindergarten class at El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The children are sitting a desks and a woman in skirt and sweater is standing behind them. The walls of the room are white. On a blackboard behind the children "El Divino Salvador Kindergarten April 1953" is written.
Date: April 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of First Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of First Mexican Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is white with a tower and high pointed-arch stained glass windows. "Iglesia Presbiteriana" is written high above the doorway on the tower. Automobiles are parked on the street in front.
Date: [1952]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S.E. Granados. She is wearing a blouse and jacket and is kneeling on a lawn outside. In front of her are many bouquets of flowers. On one bouquet is a ribbon reading "Bienvenida." Other people are visible in the background. Mrs. Granados is identified as the president of an unnamed institution.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Presbyterial Officials]

Description: Photograph of presbyterial officials standing on a lawn in front of Iglesia Bethel. The group consists of eleven women and one man dressed in Sunday attire. In front of the group, bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground, one with a ribbon reading "Bienvenida." The buildings behind the group are white with wood siding.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Woman's Union in Front of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of a woman's union standing on the front lawn of Iglesia Bethel. The woman are dressed in Sunday attire. One man is standing in the middle of the group dressed in suit and tie. Bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground in front of the women. The church behind the group is white with wood siding. A sign on the wall next to the main doors reads "Iglesia Bethel 816."
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Woman's Union in Front of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of a woman's union standing on the front lawn of Iglesia Bethel. The woman are dressed in Sunday attire. Bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground in front of the group. The church behind them is white with wood siding. A sign on the wall next to the main doors reads "Iglesia Bethel 816." An automobile is parked on the driveway behind the left side of the group.
Date: [1950]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Woman's Union in Front of Iglesia Bethel]

Description: Photograph of a woman's union standing on the front lawn of Iglesia Bethel. The women are dressed in Sunday attire. One man is kneeling in front of the group dressed in suit and tie. Bouquets of flowers are sitting on the ground in front of the women. Behind the group, the church is white with wood siding. A sign on the wall next to the main doors reads "Iglesia Bethel 816."
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Resultan ridiculas las declaraciones del Sr. Felix Tijerina

Description: Document critiquing remarks made by League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina to the newspaper "El Norte de la Cuidad de Monterrey" in Nuevo León, Mexico.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library