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[Biographies of John J. Herrera - 1952-10-04]

Description: Biographies of John J. Herrera. The first, two page biography on LULAC letterhead is dated October 4, 1952. The third page is a condensed, three paragraph biography.
Date: October 4, 1952
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1952]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera to be delivered on the 116th anniversary of the battle of San Jacinto, 1952. Herrera compares the fight for Texas Independence to the war in Korea as "free peoples of the world today need to unite again and stand together, regardless of race or creed in defense of human rights."
Date: 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
Date: June 20, 1952
Item Type: Clipping

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
Date: March 11, 1952
Item Type: Clipping

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to John J. Herrera - 1952-04-18]

Description: Letter from Alonso S. Perales of San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 18, 1952. Perales requests data on voters in Harris County, voters of Latin-American extraction in the county, and how many elected and appointed public officials in Houston and Harris County are of Latin-American descent.
Date: April 18, 1952
Creator: Perales, Alonso S.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from C. R. Tips to the Sons of the Republic of Texas members - 1952-08-30]

Description: Letter from C. R. Tips, President of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, typed on organization letterhead and dated August 30, 1952. The body of the letter describes the membership campaign and indicates copies of the "Texas Passport" enclosed. To the right of the body is an image of Mrs. Barclay Megarity who was appointed as Executive Secretary of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and includes an article that appeared in the Dallas Times Herald.
Date: August 30, 1952
Creator: Tips, C. R.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Claude S. Fernandez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-29]

Description: Letter from Claude S. Fernandez, LULAC District Governor of Carlsbad, New Mexico, to John J. Herrera, dated December 29, 1952. The letter provides the location of the LULAC Supreme Council meeting to be held at the Crawford Hotel in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on January 17 and 18, 1953.
Date: December 29, 1952
Creator: Fernandez, Claude S.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-21]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera, dated January 21, 1952. This is a cover letter for items sent under separate cover, copies of a report, most likely the study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard, and a letter written to Judge J. T. Canales.
Date: January 21, 1952
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Efrain G. Dominguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-02]

Description: Letter from Professor Efrain G. Dominguez, Consul Adscrito, Consul General's office of Mexico, San Antonio, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 2, 1952. Dominguez writes to Herrera, who is scheduled to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican government.
Date: December 2, 1952
Creator: Dominguez, Efrain G.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.
Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante - 1952-01-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante, President of the Houston LULAC Council Number 60, dated January 29, 1952. Pinedo writes a thank-you letter to the members of the Houston LULAC council for their support in his campaign to be elected Regional LULAC Governor of the Region of Texas. A copy of this letter was sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 29, 1952
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Gene Gutierrez to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-28]

Description: Letter from Gene Gutierrez to John J. Herrera, National LULAC Organizer, dated January 28, 1952. Gutierrez informs Herrera of plans for the installation of the Palacios Junior and Ladies LULAC Councils on February 3, 1952.
Date: January 28, 1952
Creator: Gutierrez, Gene
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from George G. Badge to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-29]

Description: Letter from George G. Badge, Chairman of the Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated November 29, 1952. Badge offers to meet with Herrera to discuss why Brazoria County appears on the LULAC blacklist and what can be done to improve the situation.
Date: November 29, 1952
Creator: Badge, George G.
Item Type: Letter