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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.

[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.

[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.

[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.