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[Form letter from Toby P. Hernandez - 1966-04-15]

Description: Form letter to different companies regarding the 37th National LULAC convention from June 23-26, 1966 at the Rice Hotel in Houston. The national convention co-chairman, Toby P. Hernandez, asks if they would like to provide pencils, scratch pads, book matches, etc., with their company name monogrammed. Also, Hernandez asks the companies if they would they like to put an advertisement in the convention booklet.
Date: April 15, 1966
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.

[Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge to Manuel Urbina - 1966-11-08]

Description: Letter from Arthur B. Rutledge, of the Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, to Reverend Manuel Urbina, dated November 8, 1966. Rutledge thanks Urbina for his many years of service and wishes Urbina will in his retirement at the end of 1966.
Date: November 8, 1966
Creator: Rutledge, Arthur B.

[Letter from Charles H. Thomsen to Toby P. Hernandez - 1966-04-04]

Description: Letter from Charles H. Thomsen of the Houston Freight Carriers Association to Toby P. Hernandez. Thomsen presented Hernandez's letter dated March 24, 1966 at the Houston Freight Carriers Association meeting and writes that they couldn't "say yes."
Date: April 4, 1966
Creator: Thomsen, Charles H.

[Letter from Dallas P. Lee to Reverend Manuel Urbina - January 5, 1967]

Description: Letter from Dallas P. Lee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas to Rev. Manuel Urbina thanking him for his service at Magnolia Baptist Church. The letter notes Rev. Urbina's impending retirement and his recommendation of Brother Martinez to be in charge.
Date: January 5, 1967
Creator: Lee, Dallas P.

[Letter from Daniel Zermeno about an amendment to the Texas Constitution - 1978-11-01]

Description: Letter from commander Daniel Zermeno of American Legion Department of Texas to vote on an amendment to the State constitution (Article XIII) about no proxy vote allowed. The letter also explains that it is permissible to hold a position as the Post Officers or Building Corporation Directors or any other post business if one has attended at least 3 post meetings prior to election date.
Date: November 1, 1978
Creator: Zermeno, Daniel

[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.

[Letter from Ernest Eguia to Homer Leonard - 1966-01-04]

Description: Letter from the 1966 LULAC Convention Chairman, Ernest Eguia, to Homer Leonard, dated January 4, 1966. Eguia is asking for a letter of recommendations and instructions from Leonard regarding solicitation of any aid of any kind or advertisement from any of the beer companies.
Date: January 4, 1966
Creator: Eguia, Ernest

[Letter from Jack Valenti to Ernest Eguia - 1965-12-21]

Description: Letter from Jack Valenti, President Lyndon B. Johnson's Special Assistant, to Ernest Eguia and Toby P. Hernandez, declining invitation to speak at LULAC’s 1966 convention because Johnson cannot make a commitment that far in advance. Letter is dated December 21, 1965.
Date: December 21, 1965
Creator: Valenti, Jack

[Letter from Jesse M. Medel to his mother, Francisca M. Medel - 1945]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten letter sent by Pvt. Jesse M. Medel from #t# Platoon Cantonment, A.R.O. 15922, care of Postmaster. New York, New York to his mother, Francisca M. Medel at 48 Kaiser Street, Houston, Texas. In that letter, he requested his mother to send to him a picture that he had asked her to save for him, and that he was presently in France.
Date: 1945
Creator: Medel, Jesse M.

[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Cruz, Lauro

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown - 1946-11-08]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown reporting on Urbina's progress with the congregation in Freeport, Texas. Urbina has met with some resistance in his work in the community, but he continues to reach out to his congregation.
Date: November 8, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-10-31]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated October 31, 1986. The letter accompanied seventeen documents and two folders containing information on the life and work on Reverend Manuel Urbina, of the Magnolia Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The donation to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center also includes a book written about Urbina by his widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: October 31, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-11-17]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated November 17, 1986. The letter accompanied Documents No. VII A and VIII A, which had been omitted from a previous donation of Manuel Urbina's documents by his family. Urbina also sends Kreneck copies of photographs of the ceremony at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.
Date: November 17, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Ralph W. Yarborough to Ernest Eguia - 1966-05-11]

Description: Letter dated May 11, 1966 from Ralph W. Yarborough to Ernest Eguia. This letter states that President Lyndon B. Johnson will not be able to attend the 1966 LULAC Convention in Houston, June 23-26, 1966.
Date: May 11, 1966
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996

[Letter from Robert Calvert to La Colmena Candy Company - 1960-02-08]

Description: Letter from Robert Calvert, Controller of Public Accounts, State of Texas, Austin, to La Colemena Candy Company, Houston, Texas, acknowledging over-payment for the Cigarette Dealers permit which expires in February 29, 1960. The correct amount of tax due was $1.25. Therefore he asked the La Colemena Candy to attach a copy of the letter sent with the balance due, along with the Cigarette Dealers Permit No. 23934 (attached), to allow him to issue the permit.
Date: February 8, 1960
Creator: Calvert, Robert