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[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

Description: Agenda for a trip to Mexico from October 5-13, 1951. Sightseeing plans on agenda mention visiting Mexico City, Acapulco, Guadalajara, Veracruz. Includes meeting with the Mayor and City Officials of Mexico City at City Hall, and introduction to President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
Date: October 5, 1951

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.

[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President

[Court indictment, United States of America vs. Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros - 1951-09-24]

Description: District Court of the United States indictment for the case of United States of America versus Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros. The case concerns the unlawful acquisition, transfer, and sale of marijuana by the defendants.
Date: September 24, 1951
Creator: District Court of the United States

Discrimination story condemned

Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.

[Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-06]

Description: Letter from Congressman Albert Thomas, Eighth District, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 6, 1951. This letter acknowledges receipt of the copy of Herrera's letter to Congressman Graham Arthur Barden concerning changes in the Federal Child Labor Law. Thomas indicates his willingness to speak to Barden on the issue.
Date: September 6, 1951
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966

[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]

Description: Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Perales, Alonso S.

[Letter from D. R. Taylor to John J. Herrera - 1951-08-07]

Description: Letter and envelope from D. R. Taylor, District Sales Manager, Pan American World Airways, Mexican Government Tourist Bureau, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 7, 1951. Includes an invitation to lunch with Dr. Francisco del Rio y Canedo, Director General Mexican Government Tourist Bureau, on August 14, 1951 at the Shamrock Hotel in Houston, Texas.
Date: August 7, 1951
Creator: Taylor, D. R.

[Letter from Don R. Samson to John Herrera - 1951]

Description: Letter from Don R. Samson, chief of the Los Angeles County Probation Office, to attorney John J. Herrera requesting a reference for Manuel Villasenor, age 26, who was convicted of petty theft. The letter requests that Herrera provide information about his relationship to Villasenor and opinions regarding his mental and physical condition, family situation, and other relevant information.
Date: 1951
Creator: Samson, Don R.

[Letter from Floyd Martin to John J. Herrera - 1951-04-09]

Description: Letter from Floyd Martin, Manager, World Trade Department, Houston Chamber of Commerce, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, Houston LULAC Council, dated April 9, 1951. Letter originally included material about Pan American Day to be held April 14, 1951 and requested that information be passed on within the LULAC organization.
Date: April 9, 1951
Creator: Martin, Floyd

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred