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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.
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

[Letter from E. V. Allen to Meyer Bodansky - May 20, 1940]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky on May 20, 1940 from E. V. Allen, Secretary of the American Medical Association. In the letter, the American Medical Association asks for a copy of Dr. Bodansky's manuscript for reprint in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Date: unknown
Creator: Allen, E. V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Muriel Almon to Dr. Meyer Bodansky - July 31, 1930]

Description: Letter to Dr. Meyer Bodansky from Muriel Almon of the Department of Health in New York, dated July 1st, 1930. The letter thanks Dr. Bodansky for sending a copy of his revised edition of his textbook on physiological chemistry to the Department of Health in New York state.
Date: unknown
Creator: Almon, Muriel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

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

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Description: Copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings, on LULAC letterhead. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Description: Copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings, on LULAC letterhead. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Description: Copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings on letterhead. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library