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[Letter from Ernest Eguia to Homer Leonard - 1966-01-04]

Description: Letter from the 1966 LULAC Convention Chairman, Ernest Eguia, to Homer Leonard, dated January 4, 1966. Eguia is asking for a letter of recommendations and instructions from Leonard regarding solicitation of any aid of any kind or advertisement from any of the beer companies.
Date: January 4, 1966
Creator: Eguia, Ernest

[Letter from Jack Valenti to Ernest Eguia - 1965-12-21]

Description: Letter from Jack Valenti, President Lyndon B. Johnson's Special Assistant, to Ernest Eguia and Toby P. Hernandez, declining invitation to speak at LULAC’s 1966 convention because Johnson cannot make a commitment that far in advance. Letter is dated December 21, 1965.
Date: December 21, 1965
Creator: Valenti, Jack

[Letter from Jesse M. Medel to his mother, Francisca M. Medel - 1945]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten letter sent by Pvt. Jesse M. Medel from #t# Platoon Cantonment, A.R.O. 15922, care of Postmaster. New York, New York to his mother, Francisca M. Medel at 48 Kaiser Street, Houston, Texas. In that letter, he requested his mother to send to him a picture that he had asked her to save for him, and that he was presently in France.
Date: 1945
Creator: Medel, Jesse M.

[Letter from Jose Angel Medrano to Elizabeth Cisneros - 1947-08-02]

Description: Letter to Elizabeth Cisneros, Secretary, Club Recreativo Regis, inviting members of the club to the first anniversary Ball of the Club Recreativo de Veterans, Houston, Texas, on August 3, 1947. The letter is signed by Jose Angel Medrano of Club Recreativo de Veteranos. Included with the letter are two typed sheets of the names of the 1947 members of Club Recreativo de Veteranos, Houston, Texas, with their addresses.
Date: August 2, 1947
Creator: Medrano, Jose Angel

[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Cruz, Lauro

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown - 1946-11-08]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina to Philip R. Brown reporting on Urbina's progress with the congregation in Freeport, Texas. Urbina has met with some resistance in his work in the community, but he continues to reach out to his congregation.
Date: November 8, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-10-31]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated October 31, 1986. The letter accompanied seventeen documents and two folders containing information on the life and work on Reverend Manuel Urbina, of the Magnolia Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The donation to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center also includes a book written about Urbina by his widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: October 31, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-11-17]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated November 17, 1986. The letter accompanied Documents No. VII A and VIII A, which had been omitted from a previous donation of Manuel Urbina's documents by his family. Urbina also sends Kreneck copies of photographs of the ceremony at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.
Date: November 17, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel

[Letter from Ralph W. Yarborough to Ernest Eguia - 1966-05-11]

Description: Letter dated May 11, 1966 from Ralph W. Yarborough to Ernest Eguia. This letter states that President Lyndon B. Johnson will not be able to attend the 1966 LULAC Convention in Houston, June 23-26, 1966.
Date: May 11, 1966
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996

[Letter from Robert Calvert to La Colmena Candy Company - 1960-02-08]

Description: Letter from Robert Calvert, Controller of Public Accounts, State of Texas, Austin, to La Colemena Candy Company, Houston, Texas, acknowledging over-payment for the Cigarette Dealers permit which expires in February 29, 1960. The correct amount of tax due was $1.25. Therefore he asked the La Colemena Candy to attach a copy of the letter sent with the balance due, along with the Cigarette Dealers Permit No. 23934 (attached), to allow him to issue the permit.
Date: February 8, 1960
Creator: Calvert, Robert

[Letter from Robert F. Kennedy to Ernest Eguia - 1965-10-23]

Description: Letter from Robert F. Kennedy to Ernest Eguia (chairman for the LULAC 1966 convention) declining Eguia's invitation to speak at LULAC’s 1966 convention because Kennedy cannot make a commitment that far in advance. Letter is dated October 23, 1965.
Date: October 23, 1965
Creator: Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

[Letter from Sera Thomas to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1966-05-10]

Description: Letter from Sera Thomas, wife of Albert Thomas, to the President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, encouraging him to be the guest speaker at the 37th national LULAC convention on June 25, 1966 at the Rice Hotel in Houston.
Date: May 10, 1966
Creator: Thomas, Sera

[Letter from Ted Van Dyk to Ernest Eguia - 1966-01-17]

Description: Letter from Ted Van Dyk, the assistant to Vice President Hubert Humphrey, to Ernest Eguia, the LULAC convention chairman. This letter states the Vice President hopes to be the principal speaker at the 37th annual LULAC national convention to be held June 23-26, 1966 in Houston Texas.
Date: January 17, 1966
Creator: Van Dyk, Ted, 1934-

[Letter from Ted Van Dyk to Ernest Eguia - 1966-01-17]

Description: Letter from the Assistant to the Vice President of the United States, Ted Van Dyk, to Ernest Eguia regarding the LULAC convention to be held June 23-26, 1966 in Houston. The Vice President, Hubert Humphrey, was asked to be the principal speaker at the convention.
Date: January 17, 1966
Creator: Van Dyk, Ted

[Letter from the American Legion - 1979-04-10]

Description: Letter announcing the American Legion’s "Annual Old-Fashion July 4th Celebration". Six posts will participate in this picnic. Letter written by Daniel Zermeno, commander.
Date: April 10, 1979
Creator: Zermeno, Daniel

[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Eddie Pena - 1979-04-02]

Description: Letter from Toby Hernandez to Eddie Pena, who works for the Lone Star Brewing Company, who has agreed to cooperate with LULAC for their 50th anniversary convention. Letter is dated April 2, 1979.
Date: April 2, 1979
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.