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Let's swap program ideas: plans for using all available resources for better council programs in all fields of LULAC service

Description: Announcement from League of United Latin American Citizens Director of Publicity for Idea Exchanges to be Published in LULAC News. This is a call for all ideas and programs to be shared between other program chairmen of LULAC councils in order to create new and engaging activities and councils for future LULAC council meetings.
Date: 1954
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text
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[Letter from J. C. Machuca to John J. Herrera - 1953-12-29]

Description: Letter from J. C. Machuca of La Tuna, Texas and El Paso Men's LULAC Council Number 132, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Past National President, dated December 29, 1953. Machuca requests photograph and short narrative of Herrera's years as National President to publish in the Silver Jubilee issue of the LULAC News.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: Machuca, J. C.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Jake Jacobsen to John J. Herrera - 1954-08-20]

Description: Letter from Jake Jacobsen to John J. Herrera informing Herrera about a telegram received by Senator Price Daniel. The telegram was from the Commanding General at Fort Bliss regarding the hardship discharge application for Private Abel Cisneros.
Date: August 20, 1954
Creator: Jacobsen, Jake
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. F. Mireles - 1950-08-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to A. F. Mireles, Managing Editor and Publisher of the El Paso LULAC Bulletin, dated August 11, 1950. A request for information about the postal permission to publish and mail the El Paso LULAC Bulletin, as the Houston LULAC Council is considering publication of a Houston LULAC bulletin.
Date: August 11, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ivey Gonzalez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau, Police Department, Wichita Falls, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera inquires about setting up a meeting to discuss LULAC and possibly organizing a LULAC council in Wichita, Falls. Herrera mentions the eight new councils set up so far in his presidency of LULAC: El Paso; Port Arthur; Wharton; Seguin; Smeltertown, and Victoria, Texas; and Deming and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1955-05-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy, sending greetings and to inform Santoscoy that he was in Bryan, Texas for the inauguration of Bryan Council No. 221's home and ball park. Herrera also talks about his participation in the commemoration of San Jacinto Day (April 21) at the San Jacinto Monument. Herrera gives a bit of history about himself: "I am also a member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas due to my relation to Pedro Herrera, who fought at San Jacinto, Blas Herrera of Bear County in San Antonio, who was a scout for Sam Houston, and Francisco Ruiz, alcalde [mayor] of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution, and one of the two native Texans who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence." Herrera praises Santoscoy in the remaining portion of the letter on a job well done on the LULAC News publication.
Date: May 17, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC Supreme Council Officers and Regional and District Governors - 1952-09-22]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to LULAC Supreme Council Officers, and Regional and District Governors, dated September 22, 1952. Proclamation calling for a meeting of the LULAC Supreme Council to be held October 11-12, 1952, in El Paso, Texas. The proclamation includes agenda items that will be discussed.
Date: September 22, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Waldo E. Ximenes - 1950-06-01]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC District 8 Governor, to Waldo Ximenes, LULAC Executive Secretary, dated June 1, 1950. This is a notification of delegates names from LULAC Pasadena Council Number 185 who will attend the National Convention in El Paso, Texas.
Date: June 1, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1950-09-06]

Description: Letter from Luciano Santoscoy, District Governor, El Paso LULAC Council Number 132, El Paso, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated September 6, 1950. This letter concerns mailing booklets and using a permit to get a reduced postal rate.
Date: September 6, 1950
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera - 1955-03-17]

Description: Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to John J. Herrera. Santoscoy thanks Herrera for his support on the LULAC Refugio Council. Santoscoy informs Herrera that Tony Campos, of Lubbock, Texas, was interested in the formation of a council and asks Herrera to follow up with Campos to give guidance and more information on the formation of a council. In a handwritten note at the bottom, Santoscoy says, "P.S. Please give me your valued opinion on the LULAC Committee their Duties and Functions booklet that I wrote and National Office distributed to all councils."
Date: March 17, 1955
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to Mary E. Vega - 1955-04-30]

Description: Letter to Mary E. Vega of Kansas City, Missouri, from Luciano Santoscoy April 30, 1955. Santoscoy thanks Vega for her interest in starting a council in the state of Missouri. Santoscoy informs Vega of the fee each month per member, $.50 a member per month. Santoscoy also lets Vega know that he will be sending more information and a copy of the LULAC News publication.
Date: April 30, 1955
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from S. R. Mickelsen to Price Daniel - 1954-09-03]

Description: Copy of letter sent to Senator Price Daniel from S. R. Mickelsen, the Major General at Fort Bliss, Texas. Mickelsen notifies Senator Daniel that Private Abel Cisneros was unable to present acceptable evidence required for a hardship discharge.
Date: September 3, 1954
Creator: Mickelsen, S. R.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from S. R. Mickelsen to Price Daniel - 1954-09-03]

Description: Letter to Senator Price Daniel from S. R. Mickelsen, the Major General at Fort Bliss, Texas. Mickelsen notifies Senator Daniel that Private Abel Cisneros was unable to present acceptable evidence required for a hardship discharge. The letter is signed by General Mickelsen.
Date: September 3, 1954
Creator: Mickelsen, S. R.
Item Type: Letter

LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

Description: Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC.
Date: 1953
Creator: El Paso Times
Item Type: Clipping