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[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales - 1957-11-06]

Description: Witness testimony giving Ernest Rosales's account of the night of November 1, 1957, describing Rosales and his friends being engaged in a fight with some other men, during which shots were fired. Second page of testimony is not included here.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest
Item Type: Legal Document

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1957-09-13]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens charter that is dated September 13, 1957. The amendment indicates a change in the governing body, approves the use of "LULAC" as the corporation's non-official name, defines the principal office location, and outlines membership stock by class of member.
Date: September 13, 1957
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Legal Document

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1957-09-13]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens charter that is dated September 13, 1957. The amendment indicates a change in the governing body, approves the use of "LULAC" as the corporation's non-official name, defines the principal office location, and outlines membership stock by class of member.
Date: September 13, 1957
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from Forrest I. Rettgers to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-06-03]

Description: Letter from Lt. Colonel Forrest I. Rettgers informing Senator Ralph Yarborough that Pfc. John M. Herrera's application for early release to attend summer school had been denied. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Department of the Army, Office of the Secretary of the Army. The letter was stamped by Yarborough's office with the date it was received.
Date: June 3, 1957
Creator: Rettgers, Forrest I.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Fred Parks to Members of the Texas Bar - 1957]

Description: Letter from Fred Parks, Director of the 8th District of the State Bar of Texas, addressed to his fellow members, sent out to those who were delinquent in paying their dues as of May 29, 1957. The letter is typed on State Bar of Texas letterhead.
Date: 1957
Creator: Parks, Fred, 1906-
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1957-12-10]

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera, asking if Gus was working with Herrera, and to let him know Nora's address. Sánchez also wants to know if Patrick Malan of the American Civil Liberties Union met Herrera in Houston.
Date: December 10, 1957
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz - 1957-06-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz of Fidelity Finance Corporation to accompany the cashier's check for $50 on behalf of Felix Tijerina. Included is a copy of the cashier's check.
Date: June 15, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D Ruiz - 1957-07-25]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz of Fidelity Finance Corporation to accompany a check sent on behalf of Felix Tijerina. A copy of the cashier's check issued by River Oaks State Bank is included.
Date: July 25, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1957-04-17]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Frank "Frankie" M. Pinedo and his wife on the birth of their son. Herrera also informs Pinedo that he had recently sent Senator-elect Ralph Yarborough his recommendation of Pinedo.
Date: April 17, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George H. Templin - 1957-10-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to George H. Templin, Clerk, Supreme Court of Texas. Herrera asks Templin to renew Gus C. Garcia's licence to practice law in Houston. Herrear would also like to know how much it would cost to practice law in Houston.
Date: October 4, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George I. Sánchez - 1957-12-12]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to George Sánchez regarding Gus, a mutual acquaintance. Gus is staying with Herrera at Herrera's home since being discharged from the hospital and his health is improving. The law firm of Herrera and Garcia has moved to a new place. Herrera is seriously considering a run for the legislature and will have Gus take care of his law business and his speech making. Gus and Herrera would like to go to Austin to discuss the Harris County political situation with Sánchez .
Date: December 12, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Ralph Yarborough by John J. Herrera informing Yarborough of a possible banquet to be held in Houston in honor of Senator Henry B. Gonzalez, Albert U. Trevino, and other Latin American leaders in honor of their victory in Bexar County. Herrera inquires what days in March Yarborough could be in town to attend the banquet, which could also function as a fundraising event for him.
Date: March 9, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter to Judge Ralph Yarborough (now a Senator-elect) suggesting that, if Yarborough has not hired all of his staff yet, Frank M. Picedo could be a good Latin American addition, discussing his qualifications and character.
Date: April 15, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter