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[Credentials certification letter from Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number One to LULAC Credentials Committee - 1949-01-11]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of credentials certification letter from George J. Galvez, Secretary, and Elias Licona, President, of Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number 1 to LULAC Credentials Committee dated January 11, 1949. This certifies that Hector de Pena was appointed as delegate to the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Houston, Texas, on January 29 and 30, 1949.
Date: January 11, 1949
Creator: Galvez, George J.

[Letter from A. E. Pradillo to John J. Herrera - 1946-05-13]

Description: Letter from A. E. Pradillo responding to John J. Herrera's request for information regarding details of the upcoming "Quizz [sic] of Two-Cities." The letter is on New Orleans Association of Commerce letterhead.
Date: May 13, 1946
Creator: Pradillo, A. E.

[Letter from Andres Alvarez, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1946-05-06]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Andres Alvarez, Jr., Secretary of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 1 in Corpus Christi, Texas dated May 6,1946. This letter is regarding Council No. 1 room reservations for the 1946 LULAC Convention.
Date: May 6, 1946
Creator: Alvarez, Andres, Jr.

[Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera - 1946-04-12]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Arnulfo Zamora, President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens, Laredo, Texas dated April 12, 1946. This is a request for information regarding the hotel accommodations for the 1946 Convention to be held in Houston. It also addresses advertising for the convention and the invitation to Senator Chavez to be the speaker.
Date: April 12, 1946
Creator: Zamora, Arnulfo

[Letter from Arnulfo Zamora to John J. Herrera - 1947-04-19]

Description: Letter from Arnulfo Zamora in Laredo, Texas, to John J. Herrera in Houston, Texas. Zamora acknowledged receipt of Herrera's letter from March 13, 1947 regarding the application of Felix H. Morales for a radio station permit.
Date: April 19, 1947
Creator: Zamora, Arnulfo

[Letter from Bob Cruz to all Texas LULAC Councils - 1949-11-25]

Description: Letter from Bob Cruz, Texas LULAC Regional Governor, to all Texas Councils of LULAC dated November 25, 1949. This is a call for a Regional Convention to be held in Corpus Christi on January 28 and 29, 1950. It also contains requests for monthly reports, plans for local Christmas programs, and meeting dates of local councils.
Date: November 25, 1949
Creator: Cruz, Bob

[Letter from Bob Cruz to Texas LULAC Councils - 1949-11-25]

Description: Letter from Bob Cruz, LULAC Texas Regional Governor, to all Texas Councils of LULAC dated November 25, 1949. This is a notification of the upcoming Regional Convention to be held in Corpus Christi, Texas, on January 28 and 29, 1950. Cruz asks for hotel reservation requests, resolutions and recommendations to be presented, and monthly reports of local council activities. On the reverse side of this letter is a typed draft of a telegram from John J. Herrera, Acting Texas Regional LULAC Governor, asking for a program of the convention and conveying hotel reservation requests.
Date: November 25, 1949
Creator: Cruz, Bob

[Letter from C. C. Collins to Pauline Perry - 1945-04-16]

Description: Letter from C. C. Collins, Adjudication Officer for the Veterans Administration, replying to Mrs. Pauline Perry regarding the cessation of payments to her as the estranged wife of a veteran.
Date: April 16, 1945
Creator: Collins, C. C.

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-18]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern to John J. Herrera. Kern writes that he appreciates the radio talks by Herrera made in support of Kern during the recent campaign for the Sheriff's office. Personal note written at the bottom of the letter to John J. Herrera: "Sorry you didn't get to the birthday party. Hope to see you soon, Johnny."
Date: September 18, 1948
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1949-05-18]

Description: Letter from C. V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated May 18, 1949. Sheriff Kern was invited to attend a LULAC Council #60 meeting but is unable to attend.
Date: May 18, 1949
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to Alsonso S. Perales - 1947-04-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda to Alonso S. Perales in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Castañeda discusses the special election for the State Senate and the possibility of John J. Herrera running as a candidate. Castañeda provides details for obtaining votes and financial support for Herrera's campaign.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Hererra - 1944-01-23]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Carlos E. Castañeda about the outcome of the Shell Oil Company case concerning discrimination against Mexicans and Latin Americans. Castañeda also asks Herrera to contact Mr. Fridge and ask Fridge to send the complete transcript of the hearing. He was curious to know about the recommendations he had written for Herrera's sister-in-law.
Date: January 23, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, asking him about the resolution and whether it was adopted. Castañeda wished to have a copy of it in its final form. Written in pencil at the bottom left corner: "apologize."
Date: July 22, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-01]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging John J. Herrera's letter from July 28th. Castañeda states that he will send a revised copy of a LULAC resolution and a copy of a speech he made in El Paso. He requests Herrera to tell whoever has complaints of discrimination in employment, classification, or promotion in Houston to write to Castañeda directly of their case, or to Herrera can forward them to Castañeda. Includes LULAC resolution titled, "One for all and all for one."
Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-24]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera to send the complete and detailed statements of the complaints regarding discriminatory lay-offs of Mexican and Latin American employees at the Brown Shipyard.
Date: August 24, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, enclosing a copy of the Senate Bill S 2048, which will prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin or ancestry. He is also enclosing a copy of pamphlet on "How the FEPC Operates."
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañedato John J. Herrera urging Herrera to keep in contact with Latin Americans in Houston and its vicinity, and let them know that Castañeda and Herrera will help them if they are discriminated against in any manner.
Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-01-02]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John Herrera regarding the release to the press of Exhibit 5 from the hearing, the stipulation agreed upon. The hearing was successful on every point desired, except that they had to "sacrifice our friend Alba". Castañeda asks Herrera to suggest that Alba make an application through WMC and be referred to the refinery.
Date: January 2, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-03-07]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, acknowledging his letter, dated February 22, regarding the cases in Wharton County, Texas, especially Texas Sulphur Company. Castañeda writes that he is looking into the matter.
Date: March 7, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.