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The fight for democracy

Description: Speech given by Carlos E. Castañeda on April 20, 1950. Castañeda discusses the importance of the fight for individual freedom and liberty and the necessity to fight oppression.
Date: April 20, 1950
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Text

[Itinerary to visit major centers by Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham - 1950-06-16]

Description: Itinerary from Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham dated June 16, 1950. The trip begins on July 1, 1950 at Little Rock, Arkansas and ends on September 15, 1950 at Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No indication what the intention of the trip is nor who specifically will be visited in the cities.
Date: June 16, 1950
Creator: Bickham, Martin Hayes
Item Type: Text

[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 Charles H. Winerich, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-03-10]

Description: Letter from Charles H. Winerich, Jr., Councilman-at-Large of the City of Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, District Governor of LULAC, dated March 10, 1950. Councilman Winerich was invited, but is unable to attend, the March 16, 1950, Houston Joint LULAC Councils meeting.
Date: March 10, 1950
Creator: Winerich, Charles H. Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charley G. Kidder to John J. Herrera - 1950-09-02]

Description: Letter from Charley G. Kidder of Bay City, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated September 2,1950. Kidder is asking for a donation from Herrera to pay the balance of funeral expenses for a man killed in a train accident. Herrera apparently was the attorney retained by the family.
Date: September 2, 1950
Creator: Kidder, Charley G.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from D. D. Peck to Police Chief B. W. Payne, Mayor Oscar Holcombe, City Commissioners, and John J. Herrera - 1950-03-20]

Description: Letter from D. D. Peck, Voters League in Houston, Texas, to Houston Police Chief B. W. Payne, Mayor Oscar Holcombe, City Commissioners, and John J. Herrera dated March 20, 1950. This letter addresses complaints against, and John J. Herrera's defense of, Mexican Americans and immigration issues in Houston.
Date: March 20, 1950
Creator: Peck, D. D.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Eliseo Montoya to John J. Herrera - 1950-08-09]

Description: Letter from Eliseo Montoya of the Pasadena, Texas, LULAC Council Number 180, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated August 9, 1950. This is a request for a copy of the Charter for the Pasadena LULAC Council.
Date: August 9, 1950
Creator: Montoya, Eliseo
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-13]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo, Secretary of Austin, Texas, LULAC Council Number 85, to John J. Herrera, dated October 13, 1950. This letter is regarding a payment for an Austin LULAC Council event that was returned for insufficient funds. Herrera's assistance is sought to contact the person who wrote the check.
Date: October 13, 1950
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter

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

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza of the LULAC national office to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated October 10, 1950. This letter is a call for the LULAC Supreme Council to meet in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 10, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.
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