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Abstract of Title to Part of Block 4 of "Westview Addition" to the City of Houston, SSBB, in Harris County, Texas

Description: Abstract of title to part of block 4 of the "Westview Addition" to the City of Houston, including the General Warranty Deeds, Assignment of V/T & D/T, Agreement, Right-of-Way Deed, Quit-Claim Deed, Release of Interest, Release of V/T, Release of V/L, Assignment of M/L, Release of M/L for the property area.
Date: July 20, 1944
Creator: Texas Abstract Company Incorporated

[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales - 1957-11-06]

Description: Witness testimony giving Ernest Rosales's account of the night of November 1, 1957, describing Rosales and his friends being engaged in a fight with some other men, during which shots were fired. Second page of testimony is not included here.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest

[Affidavit signed by Ernesto Herrera - 1948-12-07]

Description: Notarized affidavit regarding two tracts of land owned by Ernesto Jimenez Herrera. One lot is in the Houston Suburban Estates subdivision and the other two lots are in the City Gardens subdivision. Herrera does not claim any of these properties as his homestead. Instead he is leasing his business property at 124 Preston Avenue.
Date: July 12, 1948
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez

[Assumption Warranty Deed - 1975-03-19]

Description: Sale of Deed from Eloy Gerardo Torres to Rosita Isabel Torres in compliance with an order from the Court of Domestic Relations.
Date: March 19, 1975
Creator: State of Texas

[Birth Certificate for Richard Pantoja]

Description: Photostatic copy of the 1954 birth certificate for Richard Pantoja certified by the local registrar H. B. Garrett.
Date: July 26, 1973
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics

[Case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice

[Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al.]

Description: Complaint for Injunction and Damages from the attorneys of the plaintiffs, Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants. Contains handwritten notes and outlines the details for the allegations against the defendants in the lawsuit.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Copy of case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Copy of a legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice

[Default Judgement, American Express vs. LULAC - 1977-02-14]

Description: Default Judgement in the case of American Express vs. League of United Latin American Citizens is signed by Joseph A. Porto, attorney for the Paintiff, and a notary public. The document does not include the judge's signature.
Date: February 14, 1977
Creator: Porto, Joseph A.

[Defendant's Amended Answer, American Express vs. LULAC - 1977-04-01]

Description: Legal document, Defendant's Amended Answer, regarding the case, American Express vs. LULAC. The document is dated April 1, 1977, and is signed and submitted by John J. Herrera on behalf of League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: April 1, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.