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All Residents of Galveston

Description: Two-page list of residents of Galveston, giving the names and street addresses for each. The first page is titled "All Residents of Galveston" and has check-marks made in pencil next to most of the addresses. The second page is titled "U.S. Citizens All Residents of Galveston."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Junior]

Description: Business card of Benjamin Lopez, Jr., Agent of Emken-Linton Burial Association in Texas City, Texas. Handwritten notes on the back list the name, address, and phone numbers of Alfred J. Hernandez of Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Emken-Linton Burial Association
Item Type: Text

La Caliente Tortillas

Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Card listing names and addresses for LULAC and WOW officers]

Description: Card is addressed to Dr. William D. Decker and lists the names and addresses for the President, Vice President, and Secretary of LULAC, as well as the Secretary for WOW "Moreles" Camp Number 3365. It had been stapled to a list which included all the persons listed on the card.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Handwritten notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members]

Description: Notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members and their elected positions. Date of October 1947 is written in pencil. Appears to be same list of members mentioned in John J. Herrera's letter of October 2, 1947 to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of League of United Latin American Citizens, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: October 1947
Item Type: Text

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Blas M. Salinas to John J. Herrera - 1950-09-07]

Description: Letter from Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated September 7, 1950. Salinas is concerned about the disorganization within the Galveston LULAC Council. Salinas asks for recommended sites for the upcoming Regional LULAC Convention. Salinas also inquires if "LULAC" has ever been copyrighted.
Date: September 7, 1950
Creator: Salinas, Blas M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Daniel Ruiz to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Daniel Ruiz, of Council Number 229, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his participation and presence at the Bryan, Texas Council No. 229's Open House. Ruiz also informs Herrera that Council No. 229 would be honored to have Cliff Lopez, Chaplain, give the official prayer at the National Convention at Galveston. Ruiz also informs Herrera that he will work diligently to get Herrera pictures of the hall and ball park before the National Convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ruiz, Daniel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens, dated April 20, 1955, calling for early planning and preparations for the national Convention to be held in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Emily Rimmer Vasquez, LULAC Junior Director to Junior national and local officers and members - 1954-10-29]

Description: Letter from Emily Rimmer Vasquez, Junior Director to League of United Latin American Citizens to all Junior national and local officers and members, October 30, 1954, urging members to write to congratulate new Councils created in Galveston, Texas and Roswell, New Mexico. Vasquez gives a quick status update on events happening within the Senior LULAC councils and urges Junior officers and members that "FOR A MORE UNITED JUNIOR LEAGUE, WRITE OFTEN".
Date: October 29, 1954
Creator: Vasquez, Emily Rimmer
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-10]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Frank M. Pinedo, May 10, 1955 asking Herrera to be chair a seminar on "Social Welfare" at the LULAC National Convention in Galveston. Pinedo gives Herrera details on the agenda for his presentation and requests a response on whether Herrera can participate.
Date: May 10, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez - 1955-03-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez, Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Hernandez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Texas City LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from G.C. Martinez to all LULAC officers and councils]

Description: Letter from G.C. Martinez to all League of United Latin American Citizens officers and councils sending out a reminder to book hotels and make plans to attend the 26th National Convention. The letter mentions that the Convention headquarters were the Buccaneer Hotel at 23rd and Beach Boulevard, Galveston, Texas. The letter also mentions that there will be receptions, banquets, dancing a floor show and a name band. There is also mention of a two and a half hour boat ride with luncheon and entertainment aboard as well as "a very special beach party" to "wind up the convention."
Date: unknown
Creator: Martinez, G. C.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-11]

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza, National LULAC President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated October 11, 1950. The original note included the charter for the new LULAC Council in Pasadena, Texas. Garza asks for information about a proposed site for the Texas Regional Convention and inquires about records concerning the Galveston LULAC Council.
Date: October 11, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Jean E. Hosey to Ruth B. Juarez - 1974-11-13]

Description: Letter from attorney Jean E. Hosey informing Ruth B. Juarez that her sister Efrosina owes money for utility payments, for which Ruth would be responsible as the recipient of Efrosina's Social Security money.
Date: November 13, 1974
Creator: Hosey, Jean E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Joe Garza to John J. Herrera - 1948-02-28]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Joe Garza dated February 28, 1948. Garza is confirming that he is able to attend the installation of the new Galveston Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is on the letterhead of Jason's Jewelers of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1948
Creator: Garza, Joe
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Joe Ramos - 1947-11-19]

Description: Letter from Joe Ramos, a member of the Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens Council. He is asking for an update concerning the Texas City Council's request for a charter. The letter is addressed to "Dear Sir" and mentions that they had previously communicated with Mr. John Herrera about the charter.
Date: November 19, 1947
Creator: Ramos, Joe
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. Perales - 1948-04-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. perales regarding the guardianship proceedings of the Cisneros matter. Herrera writes that he had a talk with Mrs. Mansfield, and her attorney is taking care of the matter of changing her name from Mrs. Fajardo to Mrs. Manfield. If she likes her name to be unchanged, Herrera could get the papers signed and send them to her. Herrera also mentions that he would get the file on Macario Garcia up to date and send it to her.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-08-07]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Advisor, dated August 7, 1950. Includes names and addresses of Galveston, Pasadena, and Texas City, Texas LULAC Council officers.
Date: August 7, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Blas M. Salinas - 1950-09-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice President, to Blas M. Salinas, LULAC National Executive Secretary-Legal Adviser, dated September 15, 1950. This is replying to Salinas' concerns about the Galveston LULAC Council, suggested sites for the Regional LULAC Convention, and the query if "LULAC" has ever been copyrighted.
Date: September 15, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Charley G. Kidder - 1950-09-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Charley G. Kidder of Bay City, Texas, dated September 6, 1950. This is a reply to Kidder's letter of September 2, 1950, asking for a donation to pay funeral expenses of an accident victim. Herrera informs Kidder that the family of the accident victim decided to change lawyers and he no longer represents them. Also that he had already donated about $200 worth of free legal services prior to his dismissal as their attorney, which he feels was sufficient.
Date: September 6, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."
Date: May 19, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter