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All Residents of Galveston

Description: Two-page list of residents of Galveston, giving the names and street addresses for each. The first page is titled "All Residents of Galveston" and has check-marks made in pencil next to most of the addresses. The second page is titled "U.S. Citizens All Residents of Galveston."
Date: unknown

[Business card of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Business card of Manuel Urbina II, who had a Ph.D. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. Card lists Urbina's contact information at the College of the Mainland in Texas City, Texas, and his home address in Pasadena, Texas. On the back of the card is the address for Leo's Mexican Restaurant.
Date: unknown
Creator: College of the Mainland

La Caliente Tortillas

Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: unknown

[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.

[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 Daniel Ruiz to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Daniel Ruiz, of Council Number 229, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his participation and presence at the Bryan, Texas Council No. 229's Open House. Ruiz also informs Herrera that Council No. 229 would be honored to have Cliff Lopez, Chaplain, give the official prayer at the National Convention at Galveston. Ruiz also informs Herrera that he will work diligently to get Herrera pictures of the hall and ball park before the National Convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ruiz, Daniel

[Letter from Emily Rimmer Vasquez, LULAC Junior Director to Junior national and local officers and members - 1954-10-29]

Description: Letter from Emily Rimmer Vasquez, Junior Director to League of United Latin American Citizens to all Junior national and local officers and members, October 30, 1954, urging members to write to congratulate new Councils created in Galveston, Texas and Roswell, New Mexico. Vasquez gives a quick status update on events happening within the Senior LULAC councils and urges Junior officers and members that "FOR A MORE UNITED JUNIOR LEAGUE, WRITE OFTEN".
Date: October 29, 1954
Creator: Vasquez, Emily Rimmer

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez - 1955-03-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez, Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Hernandez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Texas City LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from G.C. Martinez to all LULAC officers and councils]

Description: Letter from G.C. Martinez to all League of United Latin American Citizens officers and councils sending out a reminder to book hotels and make plans to attend the 26th National Convention. The letter mentions that the Convention headquarters were the Buccaneer Hotel at 23rd and Beach Boulevard, Galveston, Texas. The letter also mentions that there will be receptions, banquets, dancing a floor show and a name band. There is also mention of a two and a half hour boat ride with luncheon and entertainment aboard as well as "a very special beach party" to "wind up the convention."
Date: unknown
Creator: Martinez, G. C.

[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.

[Letter from Joe Ramos - 1947-11-19]

Description: Letter from Joe Ramos, a member of the Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens Council. He is asking for an update concerning the Texas City Council's request for a charter. The letter is addressed to "Dear Sir" and mentions that they had previously communicated with Mr. John Herrera about the charter.
Date: November 19, 1947
Creator: Ramos, Joe

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. Perales - 1948-04-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. perales regarding the guardianship proceedings of the Cisneros matter. Herrera writes that he had a talk with Mrs. Mansfield, and her attorney is taking care of the matter of changing her name from Mrs. Fajardo to Mrs. Manfield. If she likes her name to be unchanged, Herrera could get the papers signed and send them to her. Herrera also mentions that he would get the file on Macario Garcia up to date and send it to her.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.