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"Beware of the Hypocrites..."

Description: Campaign brochure documenting Congressman Bob Casey's congressional voting record on civil rights issues. The pamphlet equates Casey and Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: 22nd District Get-Out-The-Vote Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Receipt from A.B.C. Printing & Stationery Company to LULAC - 1951-04-20]

Description: Receipt from A.B.C. Printing and Stationery Company of Houston Texas to Houston LULAC Council, dated April 20, 1951. The receipt is signed by Ernest Eguia. The receipt contains a breakdown, by quantity, of delegate, visitor, and member badges ordered.
Date: April 20, 1951
Creator: A.B.C. Printing & Stationery Company
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. S. Abbott to Meyer Bodansky - December 17, 1940]

Description: Letter from J. S. Abbott to Dr. Bodansky regarding his approval of Dr. Bodansky's testimony at the hearing on a definition and standard of identity for oleomargarine and his pleasure of becoming acquainted with him. He also expresses his interest that Bodansky mention their meeting to Abbott's brother-in-law and his son who is a graduate at Bodansky's medical college.
Date: December 17, 1940
Creator: Abbott, J. S.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Angel Abitua, Executive Convention Chairperson, 50th Golden Anniversary of LULAC]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, Executive Convention Chairperson, 50th Golden Anniversary of League of United Latin American Citizens informing recipients of the upcoming convention slated for June 13-17, 1979 at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel, Houston, Texas. The letter included an attachment relating to information on exhibits and program advertisements.
Date: 197u
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel Abitua to all LULAC Council Number Sixty members]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua addressed "Dear Brother" and printed on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead. The letter informs recipient of a fundraiser to be held on Saturday, August 14, 1976, to honor the council being selected to host the 1979 LULAC National Convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel Abitua to John J. Herrera - 1977-05-09]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, LULAC Council #60 Treasurer, to John J. Herrera, dated May 9, 1977. The letter refers to an enclosed check in the amount of $50.00 to be applied to League of United Latin American Citizens's bill at the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel.
Date: May 9, 1977
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel Abitua to LULAC members - 1977-03-26]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council #60, dated March 26, 1977. The letter is addressed "Dear Brother" and informs the recipient of the upcoming meeting, election, and payment of dues. The reverse of the letter shows that it was sent to John J. Herrera in Houston, Texas.
Date: March 26, 1977
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Christmas card from the David Adame Family]

Description: Christmas card from the David Adame Family. The color illustration on the cover shows a woman wearing a red hat and holding a baby in a green blanket. The interior text is printed in red and reads, "Feliz Navidad and a Happy New Year, The David Adame Family".
Date: unknown
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - 1955-05-22]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to all League of United Latin American Citizens in District Eight in Texas asking all of the members in District Eight to attend the Texas District Eight Convention on May 29, 1955 at the Y.M.C.A. at 1600 Louisiana, Houston, Texas. Adame informs all of the members that there will be a minimal fee and that the attendance of District Eight members is imperative for the continued success of District Eight: "Lulac District Eight in Texas has always been a good district and now is the BEST and the LARGEST in MEMBERSHIP." The convention would host the election of District Governor for District Eight and would have in attendance: Frank Pinedo, Felix Tijerina, Alfred Hernandez and John J. Herrera.
Date: May 23, 1955
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Adame to Fellow LULACs - 1963-11-08]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive Director, directed to Fellow LULACs, printed on State Director of LULAC for Texas letterhead, and dated November 8, 1963. The letter invites LULAC members to the State Directors' Reception and Ball to honor Joe A. Garza and states that President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady have been invited to the event.
Date: November 8, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Adame to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-16]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive State Director, to John J. Herrera, dated October 16, 1963. The letter is directed to "All District Directors in Texas" with John J. Herrera's name handwritten above. The letter urges District Directors to organize more councils in their districts and reminds councils to pay their dues.
Date: October 16, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Jeffery Dean Adams, March 10, 2003]

Description: Funeral program for Jeffery Dean Adams, born May 6, 1962 and died March 5, 2003. The funeral was held March 10, 2003 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. Brendonly Cunningham. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 10, 2003
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Julius Adams, February 22, 2002]

Description: Funeral program for Reverend Julius Adams, born August 9, 1923 and died February 16, 2002. The funeral was held February 22, 2002 at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Terrence Hays. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 22, 2002
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Verna Marie Littles, February 4, 2006]

Description: Funeral program for Verna Marie Littles, born December 9, 1930 and died January 26, 2006. The funeral was held Saturday, February 4, 2006 at Sanford Chapel Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. L. A. Walker. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 4, 2006
Creator: Adams-Means, Carol L.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Photograph of Tatsch House]

Description: Photograph of a stone house. There is a muddy dirt road in the foreground and an electricity pole in the yard. Written on the back of the photograph is the name of the house and the photographer's name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Adolph Wehmeyer
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Johnny...My Friend

Description: Eulogy written by Guillermo Aguayo in honor of John J. Herrera and titled, "Johnny...My Friend". The eulogy describes Herrera's passion for civil rights even after his stroke and leading up to his death.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aguayo, Guillermo
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library