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[Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens, dated April 20, 1955, calling for early planning and preparations for the national Convention to be held in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting - 1976-06-23]

Description: Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting at the Galvez Hotel in Galveston, Texas on June 23, 1976. Some of the topics discussed at this meeting include the Coor's Company boycott, charter applications, and the 1978 LULAC National Convention.
Date: June 23, 1976
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting - 1976-06-27]

Description: Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting at the Flagship Hotel in Galveston, Texas on June 27, 1976. Some of the topics discussed at this meeting include a lawsuit against LULAC and Mr. Douglas Clark, ratification of appointments, and procedural issues between the Supreme Council and the Board of Education.
Date: June 27, 1976
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and John W. Spies - September 1940]

Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky from the University of Texas School of Medicine, and Dr. John W. Spies, who is the Dean of the School of Medicine. In the second letter, which is dated September 16, 1940, Dr. Meyer Bodansky requests vacation time for either October or November of the same year. The first letter, which is dated September 16, 1940, is a response from Dr. Spies to Dr. Bodansky, and requests that he bring up the matter closer to the time.
Date: September 16, 1940
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Spies, John W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera - 1978-10-02]

Description: Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's help. A second cousin of Cavazos's is being charged with possession of a firearm, to be tried in Galveston on October 11, 1978. The letter is handwritten on County of Hidalgo letterhead.
Date: October 2, 1978
Creator: Cavazos, Ramiro
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Business card of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Business card of Manuel Urbina II, who had a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. Card lists Urbina's contact information at the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas, and his home address in Pasadena, Texas. On the back of the card is the address for Leo's Mexican Restaurant.
Date: unknown
Creator: College of the Mainland
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Junior]

Description: Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Jr., Agent of Emken-Linton Burial Association in Texas City, Texas. Handwritten notes on the back list the name, address, and phone numbers of Alfred J. Hernandez of Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Emken-Linton Burial Association
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Marion Fay to Meyer Bodansky - September 6, 1940]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky of the John Sealy Hospital from Marion Fay, who is from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In the letter, Ms. Fay requests advice from Dr. Bodansky concerning the reorganization of her institution's hospital.
Date: September 6, 1940
Creator: Fay, Marion
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Galveston - 1934]

Description: 1934 Galveston County poll tax receipt number 14166 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Date of election is listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1935
Creator: Galveston County (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-11]

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza, National LULAC President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated October 11, 1950. The original note included the charter for the new LULAC Council in Pasadena, Texas. Garza asks for information about a proposed site for the Texas Regional Convention and inquires about records concerning the Galveston LULAC Council.
Date: October 11, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Garza to John J. Herrera - 1948-02-28]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Joe Garza dated February 28, 1948. Garza is confirming that he is able to attend the installation of the new Galveston Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is on the letterhead of Jason's Jewelers of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1948
Creator: Garza, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Manuel Gonzales to all LULAC State Directors and National Officers- 1976-09-08]

Description: Memorandum from Manuel Gonzales, LULAC National President, directed to All League of United Latin American Citizens State Directors and National Officers and dated September 9, 1976. The document includes an envelope from LULAC National Education Service Center addressed to John J. Herrera and postmarked on September 14, 1976, in Washington D.C.
Date: September 8, 1976
Creator: Gonzales. Manuel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Jose F. Hernandez, secretary of LULAC Council Number 188 of Rosenberg, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. The letter was originally accompanied by an enclosed a check contributed by the council.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Hernandez, Jose F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letters from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-07-30]

Description: Letters from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera, dated July 30, 1976. The first page is a typed letter and the second page is a handwritten note. The letters discuss Joe's challenge against the election of Leo Cardenas and upcoming special election.
Date: July 30, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. Perales - 1948-04-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. perales regarding the guardianship proceedings of the Cisneros matter. Herrera writes that he had a talk with Mrs. Mansfield, and her attorney is taking care of the matter of changing her name from Mrs. Fajardo to Mrs. Manfield. If she likes her name to be unchanged, Herrera could get the papers signed and send them to her. Herrera also mentions that he would get the file on Macario Garcia up to date and send it to her.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-08-07]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, dated August 7, 1950. Includes names and addresses of Galveston, Pasadena, and Texas City, Texas LULAC Council officers.
Date: August 7, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-09-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice President, to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Adviser, dated September 15, 1950. This is replying to Salinas' concerns about the Galveston LULAC Council, suggested sites for the Regional LULAC Convention, and the query if "LULAC" has ever been copyrighted.
Date: September 15, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Charley G. Kidder - 1950-09-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Charley G. Kidder of Bay City, Texas, dated September 6, 1950. This is a reply to Kidder's letter of September 2, 1950, asking for a donation to pay funeral expenses of an accident victim. Herrera informs Kidder that the family of the accident victim decided to change lawyers and he no longer represents them. Also that he had already donated about $200 worth of free legal services prior to his dismissal as their attorney, which he feels was sufficient.
Date: September 6, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."
Date: May 19, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-08-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated August 26, 1950. Houston LULAC Council voted not to help co-sponsor the September LULAC News issue with the Galveston LULAC Council.
Date: August 26, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to José Maldonado - 1947-10-02]

Description: Carbon copy of letter to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens from John J. Herrera, Regional LULAC Organizer for Texas dated October 2, 1947. Enclosed with the letter is a carbon copy of the Cashiers Check that was sent with the original letter. This letter is a request to issue a charter for a new Texas City Men's Council of LULAC.
Date: October 2, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library