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[Advertisement of a baseball tournament at Cleveland Diamond field]

Description: Poster advertisement of a baseball grand tournament to be played beginning August 25, 1940 at the Cleveland Diamond field, Houston, Texas. The tournament is offered by the "Aces Fours Recreational Club" called the Latin American Baseball tournament. The first team to play is Aztecas vs. Sugarland, starting at 10 a.m. ; the second team is Port Arthur vs. Southern Select playing at 1:45 p.m.; the third team is Galveston 'Blue Moon' vs. New Gulf Tigers, playing at 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 33 cents.
Date: August 25, 1940
Creator: Aces Fours Recreational Club
Item Type: Poster
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Letter from Theo C. Adams to Jim Wright - 1965-07-12]

Description: Letter from Theo C. Adams, American Consul, to Jim Wright, House of Representatives, regarding Francisco Javier Lopez Molinero's case.
Date: July 12, 1965
Creator: Adams, Theo C.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Pamphlet
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.
Item Type: Pamphlet
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.
Item Type: Pamphlet
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Text
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Juan F. Aguilera to the LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-10-01]

Description: Memorandum from Juan F. Aguilera, League of United Latin American Citizens Executive Administrative Assistant, directed to National Executive Board Members regarding his employment with the National Office. The memo is dated October 1, 1979.
Date: October 1, 1979
Creator: Aguilera, Juan F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

Description: Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre, Chairperson of League of United Latin American Citizens Council #11041 - Organizing Committee for October Board meeting, directed to "All National Executive Board Members." The memo is dated September 7, 1979, and the subject is "Preliminary Information on upcoming National Executive Board Meeting."
Date: September 7, 1979
Creator: Aguirre, Lupe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-06-18]

Description: Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales, League of United Latin American Citizens National Presdient, dated June 18, 1976. The letter indicates attachment of a letter from Morris Herring of Banco Internacional. The letter from Herring is directed to the Honorable John J. Rhodes, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. This letter, dated May 18, 1976, refers to an enclosed article and requests that Rhodes assist Banco Internacional in receiving repayment from LULAC.
Date: June 18, 1976
Creator: Akire, Alma & Herring, Morris
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[A Soldier's Play]

Description: Program for A Soldier's Play, a production by the Alamo City Theatre and Charles Fuller. The play was performed on March 14th, 1986.
Date: March 14, 1986
Creator: Alamo City Theatre.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Copy of a letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. Both letters are printed on the same page with Houston Chronicle letterhead.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee to John J. Herrera]

Description: Announcement by Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee of candidacy of Albert Armendariz for National President of LULAC. The letter lists Armendariz's LULAC activities and qualifications for the position and seeks support for his election.
Date: unknown
Creator: Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Alianza Hispano Americana, Civil Rights Department]

Description: Document describing suit filed in Federal Court at Houston, Texas in behalf of plaintiffs Ben Rios, et al. The suit was sponsored by the Alianza Hispano-Americana. Attorneys for the plaintiffs are John J. Herrera of Houston; Ralph C. Estrada of Tucson; A. L. Wirin and Marshall Ross of Los Angeles.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alianza Hispano Americana
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

Description: Invitation postcard from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee for a reception at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom on Sunday November 1, 1964. The speakers will be Albert Thomas, from the Congressional 8th District and Dr. Edward D. Re, Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Washington D.C. At the bottom of the card shows "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." Response card with envelope included.
Date: November 1, 1964
Creator: All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library