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[Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a wooden building, raised off the ground with wooden pillars. there are four unnamed boys standing in front. There is a handwritten note on the back identifying the church and its location and dating the photograph to 1935.
Date: 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mexican Church at Angleton]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Church at Angleton. The church is a wooden building with large windows along the side, and there are five members of a Sunday School class standing in front. The following is handwritten on the back: "Mex. church at Angleton. Because of rain these were the only ones present, but we had Sunday School anyhow." The photo is dated 12/27/36.
Date: December 27, 1936
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Torivio Castillo - 1950-08-02]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Torivio Castillo of Pearland, Texas, dated August 2, 1950. The letter discusses starting new LULAC councils in Brazoria County, and refers to LULAC scholarships given to college-bound students.
Date: August 2, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Angleton Group]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting, maybe in a church. There are adults and children in the picture. The note on the back identifies the location as Angleton and dates the photograph to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There is a man standing in front wearing a suit and holding a hat. The note on the back identifies the location and dates the photo to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Church in Angleton]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building. There are other buildings in the background. Two men are standing in front of the entrance. The names Seddon and Damian are written on the back. The note on the back also identifies the location and dates the photograph to 1951.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of Guadalupe Damian]

Description: Portrait of Guadalupe Damian, a church elder in Angleton, Texas. This information is written on the back of the photograph along with the date, 1951. Damian is standing outside of a building in front of a door. He is wearing slacks, and button down shirt, and a hat.
Date: 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal - 1951-11-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal, LULAC District 8 Governor in New Gulf, Texas, dated November 20, 1951. Herrera asks for distribution of an enclosed Proclamation to every LULAC council. This proclamation calls for a District Convention in District Eight, at Wharton, Texas, on December 9, 1951.
Date: November 20, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George G. Badge to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-29]

Description: Letter from George G. Badge, Chairman of the Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated November 29, 1952. Badge offers to meet with Herrera to discuss why Brazoria County appears on the LULAC blacklist and what can be done to improve the situation.
Date: November 29, 1952
Creator: Badge, George G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Cosme Hinojosa - 1952-12-01]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to the Honorable Cosme Hinojosa, Consul General of Mexico for the State of Texas, dated December 1, 1952. Herrera writes regarding the blacklisting by the Mexican Government of Brazoria County. Herrera requests a record of complaints of discrimination against Brazoria County which he will use during his meeting with Brazoria County. Herrera also requests a representative from the Consul General's office to attend the meeting with him.
Date: December 1, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1952-12-01]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Editor of the LULAC News, dated December 1, 1952. Herrera discusses events at various LULAC Council and mentions his plans to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce committee to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican Government.
Date: December 1, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George G. Badge - 1952-12-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to George G. Badge, Chairman of the Immigrant Labor Committee, Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, dated December 3, 1952. This letter is in reply to Badge's letter of November 29, 1952 inviting Herrera to meet with the committee with regards to the Mexican government blacklisting of Brazoria County. Herrera accepts the invitation and has invited Rodolfo Rodriguez, President of the Freeport LULAC Council, and a representative of the Consul General of Mexico for Texas' office to attend. Herrera also requests that public officials of Brazoria County be in attendance to offer assurances of good faith.
Date: December 3, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce - 1952-12-09]

Description: Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce meeting held December 9, 1952. The minutes report on meeting John Herrera, LULAC National President, along with the Brazosport Schools Superintendent, a representative of the Angleton Rotary Club, Brazoria County Attorney, a representative of the local newspapers, and the President of the Brazoria LULAC Council. The committee discussed the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican Government regarding labor issues and how to remove the county from this list. Specific instances of discrimination were brought forth, and assurances were given by county representatives that steps had been taken or would be taken to correct such charges of discrimination. Herrera states that he will discuss this issue with the new President of Mexico and make a report on his return from Mexico.
Date: December 9, 1952
Creator: Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Leerie R. Giese to John Herrera - 1952-12-12]

Description: Letter from Leerie R. Giese, Manager of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, to John Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 12, 1952. A cover letter that regarding the minutes of Herrera's meeting with the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce on December 9, 1952.
Date: December 12, 1952
Creator: Giese, Leerie R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Angleton Church]

Description: Photograph of a church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a white wooden building with lots of windows. There are other buildings in the background, and there is a playground to the left.
Date: 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary