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[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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Raymond Reyna to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-11]

Description: Letter from Raymond Reyna of Victoria, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 11, 1953. Reyna asks for an appointment to discuss the case of Manuel Perez, who was charged with a murder in Port Lavaca.
Date: February 11, 1953
Creator: Reyna, Raymond
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Congregation of Hispanic People Sitting in the Pews of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a small congregation of Hispanic people sitting in the pews of a church. The bench in the foreground is empty. There are three windows with closed blinds on the left-hand side of the image, and a closed door in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria - Stewardship Confs."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Virtie Smith Brown, born January 24, 1918 and died February 3, 1979. The funeral was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Minister and the second service was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. F. J. Hobs. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor Mortuary and she was buried in Arenosa Cemetery in Victoria, Texas.
Date: February 8, 1979
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Girl Playing a Piano in a Church]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic girl playing a piano at a church congregation. The girl and the piano are situated on the right-hand side of the image. There are several people sitting in pews in the foreground and facing a woman who is talking at the front of the room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "n.g. V.C.S. Institute, Victoria 6-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Hispanic People Crowded Under a Crooked Tree]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people crowded under a dead, crooked tree. Many of the people in the group are holding books or papers. There is a young girl standing away from the group on the right-hand side of the image. Three houses are visible spread across the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria 1/12/50 2nd Presby. Church".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Visiting in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of well-dressed men and women visiting in front of a church. Most of the people are wearing suits and jackets, and have their backs facing the camera. There is a tree with a bicycle underneath it on the right-hand side of the image. There are several half-round windows along both the front and the side of the wood-slatted building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria 1/19/50 'going into the House of the Lord".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Manse Elevated on Concrete Blocks]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a light-colored, wood-slatted house that is elevated from the ground on concrete blocks. There is a concrete porch with a wooden chair at the front of the house on the right-hand side of the image. Two pillars on either side of the porch help support the roof overhead. There are three windows at the front of the house and five at the side visible on the left. The sky is obscured by the wispy leaves and branches of the large trees above. Several shrubs, weeds, and smaller trees surround the front of the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Victoria, Manse at 305 E. Church St.".
Date: October 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Sitting in the Benches of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting in the benches of a church and facing a speaker at the front of the room. The speaker, who is standing at the front of the room in the background of the image, is holding an open book. Two doors leading to the outside and another room are visible on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "V.C.S. Institute Victoria, Texas, June 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Children in Front of White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of children standing and kneeling in front of a white building. The group consists of boys and girls. One boy in front is holding a small white dog. Behind the children is a woman wearing a blue dress. The building behind the group has wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Children in Front of White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in front of a white building. The group consists of boys and girls dressed in Sunday attire. To the right in front of the group is a small white dog. The building behind the children is a two-story structure with wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Children Outside White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of children playing on the lawn of a white building. To the right of the children, adults are gathered. The building behind the group has white wood siding and pointed-arch windows. Trees are planted around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group in Front of White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of a white building. The group consists of men, women, and children dressed in Sunday attire. To the right in front of the group is a small white dog. The building behind the group is a two-story structure with wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group in Front of White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of a white building. The group consists of men, women, and children dressed in Sunday attire. On the right in front of the group is a small white dog. The building behind the group is a two-story structure with wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group Outside]

Description: Photograph of a group of people outside. The group consists of men and women dressed in Sunday attire. They are standing and kneeling in front of a large tree. In the background is a white building with wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group Outside]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outside. The group consists of men and women dressed in Sunday attire. They are standing and kneeling in front of a large tree. In the background is a white building with wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Group Outside]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outside in front of a white building. The group consists of a man, three boys, and three girls. The building behind the group has wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Hernandez Family]

Description: Photograph of the Hernandez Family standing outside. The family consists of a man, woman, three boys, and four girls. The group is standing in front of a building with white wood siding. The image is out of focus.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Hernandez Family]

Description: Photograph of the Hernandez family standing outside. The family consists of a man, woman, four girls, and two boys. To the right of the group is a small white dog. The group is standing in front of a building with white wood siding and pointed-arch windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of House]

Description: Photograph of a house. The building is a one-story structure with white wood siding and a covered front porch. To the left of the house, an automobile is parked. In front of the house is a group of people consisting of a man, woman, and three children. A small tree is planted in the front yard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People Outside White Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing on the front lawn of a building. The group consists of men, women, and children. The building behind them is an L-shaped structure with white wood siding and pointed-arch windows. Automobiles are parked on the street in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Young People Outside Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of young people outside a building. The group consists of boys and girls dressed in Sunday attire. They are standing on the steps of the building and in the doorway. The building behind them has white wood siding.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary