Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library - 32 Matching Results

Search Results

[Agenda of the meeting of Supreme Council of LULAC, February 11, 1977]

Description: Agenda for the meeting of Supreme Council of League of United Latin American Citizens held at Rice Rittenhouse Hotel on Friday, February 11, 1977. The agenda includes articles of impeachment against Joesph R. Benites. The bottom portion of the page has been ripped showing the agenda only until 5:00 pm.
Date: February 11, 1977
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel

[Announcement for LULAC Council 688 Second Annual Seminar - February, 1977]

Description: Announcement for LULAC Council 688 Second Annual Seminar to be held on February 16 at the Ramada Inn at 7:30 pm. Agenda for the event includes the following three speakers: Dr. Lupe Quintanilla, Honorable Judge Abe Ramirez, and Luis Cano.
Date: February 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Rice Hotel - 1976-10-10]

Description: Bill from Rice Hotel sent to John J. Herrera for charges related to the League of United Latin American Citizens Conference Banquet. The bill is dated October 10, 1976, with a balance of $26.50.
Date: October 10, 1976
Creator: Rice Hotel

[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Richardson & Associates Reporting Company, February 15, 1977]

Description: Bill from Richardson & Associates Reporting Company for $100.00 for services rendered at a hearing for LULAC at the Rice Hotel on February 12, 1977. The bill is dated February 15, 1977. At the bottom of the bill, John J. Herrera typed a response indicating that this work was not authorized by him or anyone at League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: February 15, 1977
Creator: Richardson & Associates Reporting Company

[El Concilio de la Raza press release - 1977-10-06]

Description: El Concilio de la Raza press release, October 6, 1977. The press release expresses the group's dissatisfaction with the verdict of negligent homicide in the case of Joe Campos Torres, a Vietnam veteran who was beaten and killed by five police officers.
Date: October 6, 1977
Creator: El Concilio de la Raza

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera - 1977-05-25]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera given on May 25, 1977, at a benefit dance honoring Houston's Mexican-American judges hosted by Image De Houston, A National Organization Concerned with Government Employment for Hispanics.
Date: May 25, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 42nd National Convention of LULAC - 1971-02-13]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, Past President of League of United Latin American Citizens during National LULAC Week on February 13, 1971 at Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. In this speech, celebrating the 42nd birth of LULAC, Herrera discusses the history of the organization and their successes in fighting "discrimination against the Latin-Americans of Mexican descent." Herrera intersperses his discussion of the history of LULAC with personal stories. This draft is heavily edited and shows Herrera's original ideas and improvements of his speech.
Date: February 13, 1971
Creator: Herrera, John J.

Eulogy at the graveside ceremonies for Macario Garcia

Description: Eulogy for Macario Garcia, written by John J. Herrera and presented at Macario's burial ceremonies at the Veteran's Administration Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Garcia at died on December 24, 1972. Herrera's eulogy draws comparisons between Garcia and President Harry Truman, who died only 37 hours after Garcia. Truman had awarded Garcia the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945.
Date: December 27, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:

[Final draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 42nd National Convention of LULAC - 1971-02-13]

Description: Final draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, Past President of League of United Latin American Citizens, to be given during National LULAC Week on February 13, 1971 at Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. In this speech celebrating the 42nd birth of LULAC, Herrera discusses this history of the organization and their successes in fighting "discrimination against the Latin-Americans of Mexican descent." Herrera intersperses his discussion of the history with personal stories. This copy of the speech appears to be the one that Herrera used to give the speech and includes the final minor edits he made prior to presenting his speech. On the back of the final page, Herrera made a handwritten list of English words and their Spanish equivalent.
Date: February 13, 1971
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[List of LULAC members and officers - 1975-01-20]

Description: List of LULAC members and officers, featuring fifteen members from Houston, Jacinto City and Spring, Texas along with eight officers including Manuel Trigo, Jr., President.
Date: January 20, 1975