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[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils and Officers - 1952-11-05]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC Executive Secretary, to all LULAC Officers, and Texas LULAC Councils of District Eight, dated November 5, 1952. Proclamation advising of an upcoming Texas LULAC District Number 8 Convention to be held November 16,1 952 in Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: November 5, 1952
Creator: Azios, A. D.

[Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1955-01-03]

Description: Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera. Elias Guerrero, Chairman, Carlos M. Garcia, and Marcos Reyes cordially requesting Herrera's presence as a speaker at the Annual Banquet and appointment of new officers on January 9, 1955. Council 188's event was to take place at the county fairgrounds of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Guerrero, Elias

[Letter from Jack Vargas to John J. Herrera - 1977-01-28]

Description: Letter from Jack Vargas, LULAC Director of Prison Rehabilitation, to John J. Herrera, inviting Herrera to attend the 3rd Annual Banquet for LULAC's Rehabilitation Program at the Central Unit in Sugarland, Texas.
Date: January 28, 1977
Creator: Vargas, Jack

[Letter from John Collins to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-04]

Description: Letter from the Very Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated April 4, 1953. This letter acknowledges Herrera's letter refuting personal endorsement or LULAC endorsement of Planned Parenthood literature. Rev. Collins encourages Herrera to publicly deny these policies.
Date: April 4, 1953
Creator: Collins, John

[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
Date: March 21, 1953
Creator: Collins, John

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members.
Date: January 15, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 15, 1951. Notification of new LULAC Council formed in Rosenburg, Texas, where eighteen members were installed. The letter lists the names of the officers and members.
Date: January 15, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia - 1952-01-24]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia dated January 24, 1952. Original letter contained checks enclosed from Wharton, Fort Bend, and Houston Ladies LULAC Councils.
Date: January 24, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Collins - 1953-03-31]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas dated March 31, 1953. Herrera writes regarding copies of Planned Parenthood literature about birth control that were mailed to Rev. Kelly by Ofelia Mendoz of Planned Parenthood. Herrera refutes the use of his name in Mendoz's letter, and disavows any endorsement of the literature by himself or by LULAC.
Date: March 31, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-11-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated November 17, 1950. Acknowledges Hernandez' attendance at a LULAC meeting in Wharton County, Texas. Also includes an invitation to attend a LULAC meeting and dance in Palacios, Texas.
Date: November 17, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[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.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Lassie Jackson - 1950-07-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Mrs. Lassie Jackson of Rosenberg, Texas, dated July 20, 1950. This is a response to Jackson's letter which was published in the Rosenberg Herald and The Texas Coaster pertaining to her objections to the banning of the "Czech Hour" on the radio station. Apparently in her letter she referred to Latin Americans of her community as Communists. Herrera is answering on behalf of the Latin American citizenry of Fort Bend County.
Date: July 20, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr. - 1950-07-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr., American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" of Rosenberg, Texas, dated July 20, 1950. This is responding to a request for advice on answering a letter published in the newspaper. Herrera indicates he has drafted an answer to be submitted to the newspaper and will read the original letter on his Saturday morning radio show. He also encourages the men of the Latin American Legion Post to consider forming a LULAC Council in Rosenberg.
Date: July 20, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Sheriff Rue Lincecum - 1950-08-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Rue Lincecum, Sheriff of Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas, dated August 8, 1950. This is a complaint against Deputy Sheriff Gregory Answlda for an unprovoked attack on Samuel Ortega with a blackjack on August 6, 1950.
Date: August 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera. Hernandez, of the Villarreal Funeral Home in Rosenberg, Texas, writes to Herrera asking for Herrera's help in a local matter. Manuel Ortega's son, Samuel Ortega, was beaten by the police. Hernandez includes information about Samuel Ortega.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hernandez, Jose F.

[Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Jose F. Hernandez, secretary of LULAC Council Number 188 of Rosenberg, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. The letter was originally accompanied by an enclosed a check contributed by the council.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Hernandez, Jose F.

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1952-03-21]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo of Richmond, Texas, Secretary of the LULAC Council in Rosenburg, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated March 21, 1952. The letter addresses issues about council members not receiving records from past officers. Also comments on some members monopolizing council meetings.
Date: March 21, 1952
Creator: Castillo, Julian

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-13]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo (signed "Julius"), Secretary of LULAC Council Number 188 of Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 13, 1953. Castillo invites Herrera to attend the Fort Bend County Round Up with Council Number 188 members.
Date: January 13, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-25]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo, Secretary of Fort Bend County LULAC Council Number 188 of Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated February 25, 1953. Castillo invitates Herrera to Council Number 188's second anniversary banquet to be held March 8, 1953.
Date: February 25, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian