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[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

Description: Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.
Date: July 10, 1951
Creator: Cisneros, Abel

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Description: An affidavit from Angelita Cisneros in which she states she is a dependent of Private Abel Cisneros and is making a request for a dependency discharge. The document is neither signed nor notarized.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores listed the family's monthly living expenses and provided information about her medical condition. The document was signed and notarized on June 30, 1954.
Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros with her request for a hardship discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document is signed but not dated or notarized in September 1954.
Date: September 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores lists the family's monthly living expenses and provides information about her medical condition. The document is not signed and has John J. Herrera as the Harris County Notary Public.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros made for the purpose of procuring a dependency discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document was not signed by Mrs. Cisneros.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.

[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales - 1957-11-06]

Description: Witness testimony giving Ernest Rosales's account of the night of November 1, 1957, describing Rosales and his friends being engaged in a fight with some other men, during which shots were fired. Second page of testimony is not included here.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest

[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

Description: An affidavit from Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed.
Date: 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde

[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.

[Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al. - 1955-07-18]

Description: Document notifying John J. Herrera that the Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, had filed a Motion to Dismiss. The motion was made due to the named plaintiffs not authorizing John J. Herrera to file suit on their behalf. From the case Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants.
Date: July 18, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.

[Judgement against the State of Texas]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages four through eight]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ramirez and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: Ellis. O. B.

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages fourteen through eighteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Camarillo and notarized on July 13, 1955. Document of a voluntary statement from inmate Ernesto Longorio, #129700. Longorio stated that he did not give permission for his name to used in the segregation lawsuit against the Texas Prison System. The statement is signed and notarized on July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages nine through thirteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Ben Rios, #129698. Ellis questioned Rios about Attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ben Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages one through three]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Abraham Rios, #129699. Rios claimed to have no knowledge of attorney John J. Herrera filing a suit against the Prison System. The document was signed by Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1957-09-13]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens charter that is dated September 13, 1957. The amendment indicates a change in the governing body, approves the use of "LULAC" as the corporation's non-official name, defines the principal office location, and outlines membership stock by class of member.
Date: September 13, 1957
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1957-09-13]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens charter that is dated September 13, 1957. The amendment indicates a change in the governing body, approves the use of "LULAC" as the corporation's non-official name, defines the principal office location, and outlines membership stock by class of member.
Date: September 13, 1957
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Legal agreement of private donation received from Felix Tijerina to the League of United Latin American Citizens]

Description: Legal agreement of private donation received from Felix Tijerina to the League of United Latin American Citizens to Sponsor a Road Show and Dance by Gonzalo Moya. This document was written to detail and elaborate on a monetary donation received from Felix Tijerina, Texas Regional Governor of the League of United Latin American Citizens, to organize and fund a Road Show and Dance for the purpose of raising funds for an Educational Program.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Tijerina, Felix, 1905-1965