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[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]

Description: An announcement on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead for their dance to be held on Sunday, December 9, 1945 with honored guest Macario Garcia, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Other special invited guests included the Mexican Consul,the Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission, the mayor of Houston, Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez (another Congressional Medal of Honor winner), and other LULAC delegations from San Antonio and Laredo.
Date: December 6, 1945
Creator: The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60

[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]

Description: The original charter of Boy Scout Troop #426 of Houston, Texas dated October 31, 1943. The troop was sponsored by The League of United Latin American Citizens, with John J. Herrera as Scoutmaster of the troop. It is printed in color on the official Boy Scouts of America charter form.
Date: October 31, 1943
Creator: Boy Scouts of America

[KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera - 1948-08-25]

Description: KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera for C.V. Buster Kern. The introduction highlight's the Herrera family's history in Texas. Includes disclaimer that the following broadcast is a paid commercial bought by friends of C. V. "Buster" Kern, in behalf of Kern's candidacy for Harris County Sheriff.
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: KLEE (Radio station : Houston, Tex.)

[LULAC News Invoice to Houston Council No. 60 -1948-01-28]

Description: Invoice from the "LULAC News" editor, G. J. Garza, in Laredo, Texas, to the LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Houston Council No. 60. The invoice is for 95 extra "LULAC News" copies at 10 cents per copy, totaling $9.50.
Date: January 28, 1948
Creator: Garza, G. J.

[Press release by LULAC to Houston newspapers - 1949-03-25]

Description: Carbon copy of press release sent to Houston Chronicle, Houston Post, and Houston Press, as indicated by handwritten entries dated March 25, 1949. The Houston Junior LULAC installation was held March 27, 1949 at the Havana Club of 100 young men and women between the ages of 14 and 18. The guest of honor at the installation ceremonies was Dr. Carlos C. Castaneda of the University of Texas.
Date: March 25, 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Press release sent to Houston newspapers on John J. Herrera's letterhead - 1948-10-08]

Description: Press release on John J. Herrera's letterhead sent to the Editor of The Houston Post, dated October 8, 1948. Also handwritten on this copy is an indication that the same press release was sent to the Houston Press and Houston Chronicle. It is an announcement that LULAC President General Raoul A. Cortez will be in Houston for a meeting called in his honor to give a report on the effects of the Segregated Mexican School judicial decision.
Date: October 8, 1948
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Resolution of Thanks from Texas LULAC Councils - 1949-01-30]

Description: Resolution by Texas councils of LULAC at the Regional Convention in Houston, Texas, January 29 and 30, 1949, to give a vote of thanks to the lawyers winning the case of Delgado vs. The Bastrop Independent School District which outlawed the Segregated Mexican School in Texas. The end of this letter contains a short handwritten note in pencil.
Date: January 30, 1949
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens