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[Draft of Minutes from the LULAC Special Impeachment Proceedings - 1977-02-12]

Description: Draft of minutes from the LULAC Special Impeachment Proceedings at the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel in Houston, Texas on February 12, 1977. This draft is related to Joseph R. Benites's violation of the LULAC Constitution, Article XI Section 7, subsections a (2),(3),(4),(5),(6),(7). Signed by G.J. Garza and attested by Manuel Gonzales, Deborah Alvarado, and John J. Herrera.
Date: February 12, 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James DeAnda to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1953-05-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from James DeAnda, LULAC Executive Secretary, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Editor, LULAC News, dated May 26, 1953. This letter is a follow-up on a suggestion made at LULAC Supreme Council meeting to negotiate with Hal Purser of Houston, Texas, to take over publishing the LULAC News in July, 1953. It contains pertinent questions about circulation numbers, advertising rates, and addressograph plates.
Date: May 26, 1953
Creator: DeAnda, James
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[List of Blacklisted Texas Counties - 1953]

Description: List on letterhead of Mexican Consulate General's office of Texas counties which are ineligible to contract Mexican Agricultural Workers, also called blacklisted counties.
Date: 1953
Creator: Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores, Servicio Consular, Consulado General
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Hearing, for Roy Hofheinz and W. N. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: A notice from the Federal Communications Commission regarding the application of Texas Star Broadcasting Company. This is an order for a hearing for Mission Broadcasting Company to determine the legal, technical, financial and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the proposed station in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Description: Newspaper clipping about that Rubén Bonilla, Head of the League of United Latin American Citizens, responding to the statistics from the Texas Education Agency. Bonilla says that the Texas schools may soon have white populations in the minority over Mexican American and African American students. It will be necessary for the Texans to adjust their way of life to provide for the economic needs of a growing minority population.
Date: January 22, 1980
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Columnist attack hurt, Barry says

Description: Newspaper clipping from Houston Post about Barry Goldwater's remarks the effect of columnists and media during his campaign for President. Goldwater comments that these attach hurt his chances for the White House.
Date: November 5, 1964
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

Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Description: An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor.
Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Balleza, Maureen Bayless
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

La Caliente Tortillas

Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1958
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Description: Biographical article about John J. Herrera in the Houston Post titled, "John J. Herrera remembers when," under the "Espejo" section, written by Richard Vara, a Post Reporter. This article begins with a few specific injustices Herrera worked to rectify. "Herrera remembers clearly when employment offices displayed signs declaring, 'Mexicans need not apply.' Or when there were three sets of restrooms for whites, blacks, and browns."
Date: August 22, 1976
Creator: Vara, Richard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Roberto Ornelas to Ruben Bonilla - 1979-07-19]

Description: Mailgram from Roberto Ornelas sent to Ruben Bonilla, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, dated July 19, 1979. The mailgram states that Bonilla is not authorized to write a check to the LULAC National Office and that Ornelas should be contacted before this is done.
Date: July 19, 1979
Creator: Ornelas, Roberto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to Asencion Hernandez - 1979-07-23]

Description: Copy of letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National Presdient, to Asencion Hernandez, LULAC johnson City Council, written on LULAC letterhead and dated July 23, 1979. The letter indicates that the proposal for a Nebraska Chapter of LULAC has been sent to the National Board for approval.
Date: July 23, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Rubén, 1946-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to Lefty Cavazos - 1979-07-16]

Description: Copy of letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to Lefty Cavazos, LULAC Council #60 President, dated July 16, 1979. The letter expresses the displeasure of the National Executive Board that Council #60 did not attend the emergency meeting as requested and instructs the council to remit $10,000 to the LULAC National Office.
Date: July 16, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Rubén, 1946-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[United States Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals]

Description: Notice typed on United States Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals, letterhead. The notice is written in both English and Spanish. It indicates the regardless of the notification enclosed, if the recipient has applied for an immigrant visa prior to January 1, 1977, they may be allowed to stay.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Bureau of Immigration Services
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library