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[Draft of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla]

Description: Draft of a letter from John J. Herrera directed to Fred M. Valdez, National President of LULAC, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC. The letter is handwritten in ink on lined, legal paper. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank M. Valdez to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-21]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Valdez, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to John J. Herrera, dated November 21, 1961. The letter thanks Herrera for his recent letter, which was included in LULAC NEWS, and offers to help where necessary with the school situation in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 21, 1961
Creator: Valdez, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank Torres, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1958-03-10]

Description: Letter from Frank Torres, Jr. of Columbus, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated March 10, 1958. Torres thanks Herrera for his letter and invitation to a banquet. Torres also writes of his intent to work with families at Eagle Lake, Texas.
Date: March 10, 1958
Creator: Torres, Frank, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-10-30]

Description: Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrer, handwritten in ink and dated October 30, 1961. The letter indicates that Marzola is awaiting Herrera's response and action regarding an incident of discrimination against the Latin American children at Columbus Elementary.
Date: October 30, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-08]

Description: Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera, handwritten on lined paper and dated November 8, 1961. Marzola informs Herrera of arrangements made for a meeting to be held on November 12, 1961, regarding the issues at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: November 8, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-17]

Description: Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera, handwritten in ink on lined paper and dated November 17, 1961. Marzola commends Herrera for the letter against Marley Giddens but defends Mrs. Clayton who Marzola says is innocent in the issues at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: November 17, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-27]

Description: Letter from John Marzola to John J. Herrera, handwritten on lined paper and dated November 27, 1961. Marzola asks if Herrera will attend a meeting in Columbus, Texas, on December 3rd and informs him of the meeting that took place on November 19th. The envelope addressed to Herrera from Marzola is postmarked in Columbus, Texas, on November 27, 1961.
Date: November 27, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera without name of addressee, dated December 18, 1950. Reports on receipt of Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council charter; installation of Wharton County Ladies LULAC Council; and interest in Eagle Lake, Texas, to form a LULAC Council.
Date: December 18, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla - 1961-11-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC, dated November 16, 1961, and printed on "Law Offices of John J. Herrera" letterhead. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Date: January 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-12-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated December 6, 1950. Update on LULAC events in Palacios, Bay City, and Eagle Lake, Texas, and originally enclosed LULAC literature.
Date: December 6, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Locario Cordova - 1950-12-05]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Locario Cordova of Eagle Lake, Texas, dated December 5, 1950. Herrera invites interested persons to form a LULAC Council in Eagle Lake, Texas. Includes a well-written summary of LULAC development in Texas, describing how LULAC has helped improve discriminatory conditions in other areas.
Date: December 5, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Marley Giddens - 1961-11-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera directed to Marley Giddens, Superintendent of Schools care of Columbus Elementary School, dated November 16, 1961. Herrera informs Giddens that he represents the parents of many Latin American children at the Columbus Elementary School who are protesting Giddens actions as superintendent on October 26, 1961. Herrera requests a meeting with Giddens and a committee of parents involved in a recent situation regarding Latin American students at the school. The meeting was requested on behalf of William D. Bonilla, State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is copied to John A. Marzola, Frank M. Valdez, and William D. Bonilla.
Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Police Chief Roy Chisum - 1973-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John H. Herrera to Chief of Police Roy Chisum on behalf of John Edward Guzman's family, complaining about and requesting a cessation to bringing their son, John Edward Guzman, in for questioning without basis.
Date: January 15, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Police Chief Roy Chisum - 1973-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John H. Herrera to Chief of Police Roy Chisum on behalf of John Edward Guzman's family, complaining about and requesting a cessation to bringing their son, John Edward Guzman, in for questioning without basis.
Date: January 15, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Marley Giddens to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-07]

Description: Letter from Marley Giddens, Columbus Independent School District Superintendent, to John J. Herrera, dated December 7, 1961. In the letter, Giddens thanks Herrera for their meeting and further explains the events leading up to the incident at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: December 7, 1961
Creator: Giddens, Marley
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961, and typed on "State Director of LULAC for Texas" letterhead. In the letter, Bonilla refers to the issue of discrimination in schools in Columbus, Texas, and the committee being sent to Herrera's office on November 4, 1961.
Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William B.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961. The letter refers to discrimination on the part of the School Superintendent in Columbus, Texas, and asks for Herrera's assistance in planning the action League of United Latin American Citizens will be taking.
Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Item Type: Letter