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[Letter from Donald D. Grose to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter sent by Donald D. Grose, Regional Director, Small Business Administration, United States Government, Houston, Texas to Jesse and Mike Bocanegra of La Colmena Mexican Candy Manufacturing Company, on the occasion of celebrating the National Small Business Week from May 11 through May 17, 1969. He thanked Jesse and Mike Bocanegra for arranging a field trip, "Operation Growth" for the students at their place of business, and for making the trip a resounding success.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Grose, Donald D.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-09-24]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera dated September 24, 1969. The letter briefly describes Douglas and Mary's arrival in Mexico and the goes on to discuss at length his concerns over his father's use of diet pills that contain Benzedrine and Dexedrine. Douglas expresses concern over use of these pills and the effects they are having on John's personality and the people around him. Douglas offers to leave school and get a job so that his father does not feel pressured to continue taking speed.
Date: September 24, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-10-15]

Description: Letter from Douglas Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated October 15, 1969. The letter, mailed from University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas, details the new house Douglas has found near campus. Douglas also wishes his father luck on an upcoming speech and discusses the ways he believes the Latino minority can elevate itself in society through peaceful means and expresses concern over the tactics of the Brown Power Movement.
Date: October 15, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Earl Leus to parade invitees - 1969-03-26]

Description: Letter from Earl Leus, the Parade Chairman of the Parade committee of the San Jacinto Day Foundation, March 26, 1969. The letter calls for participants in the Pasadena San Jacinto Day Parade on April 19, 1969. It details the route of the parade as well as the theme, "Trails to San Jacinto". The second page of the letter lists parade rules and has an application for participation.
Date: March 26, 1969
Creator: Leus, Earl

[Letter from J. H. Painter, III, to John J. Herrera - 1969-04-14]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from J. H. Painter, III, the Secretary-Treasurer of the San Jacinto Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, dated April 14, 1969, and printed on organization letterhead. The letter invites the Herrera family to participate in the San Jacinto Day Celebration to be held at the San Jacinto monument. A copy was also sent to Robert A. Sartwelle, President of the San Jacinto Chapter of the Sons of the Republic.
Date: April 14, 1969
Creator: Painter, J. H., III

[Letter from Lauro Cruz to Jesse Bocanegra - 1969-05-27]

Description: Letter from Lauro Cruz, State Representative, House of Representatives, Austin, Texas, to Jesse Bocanegra of Houston, Texas, thanking him for the samples of candy sent through his secretary. He also enclosed a resolution by the House of Representatives, recognizing the hard work and success of the Bocanegra brothers, and carrying on the tradition of the Bocanegra family.
Date: May 27, 1969
Creator: Cruz, Lauro

[Letter from M. Gregory Gandara to Peter S. Navarro, Jr. - 1969-04-23]

Description: Letter from attorney M. Gregory Gandara to Peter S. Navarro, Jr., the Managing Attorney of the Neighborhood Law Office of the Houston Legal Foundation, taking responsibility for several disputed accounts which were not added to the Foundation's books. Gandara formally swears to pay $50 per month until the total of the disputed balance is paid off.
Date: April 23, 1969
Creator: Gandara, M. Gregory