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[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

[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.
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
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
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.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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.
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.
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
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
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fred Alston and Francis L. Williams to John J. Herrera - 1965-03-29]

Description: Letter from Fred Alston, Houston NAACP Rally Committee Chairman, and Francis L. Williams, Houston NAACP Master of Ceremony, to John J. Herrera on March 29, 1965, thanking Herrera for his participation in the Selma, Alabama Protest Rally at City Hall.
Date: March 29, 1965
Creator: Alston, Fred & Williams, Francis L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Deborah D. Alvarado to all LULAC Supreme Council members - 1977-04-22]

Description: Memorandum from Deborah D. Alvarado, League of United Latin American Citizens National Secretary, directed to "All LULAC Supreme Council Members." The memo, dated April 22, 1977, announces the 1977 LULAC National Convention to be held June 23-26 in Los Angeles, California.
Date: April 22, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Deborah D. Alvarado to LULAC Supreme Council members - 1976-09-02]

Description: Memorandum from Deborah Alvarado, League of United Latin American Citizens National Secretary, directed to all Supreme Council Members and dated September 2. 1976. The memo is in reference to the National Supreme Council Meeting to be held October 8, 9, & 10, 1976.
Date: September 2, 1976
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library