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[Letter from Dallas P. Lee to Reverend Manuel Urbina - January 5, 1967]

Description: Letter from Dallas P. Lee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas to Rev. Manuel Urbina thanking him for his service at Magnolia Baptist Church. The letter notes Rev. Urbina's impending retirement and his recommendation of Brother Martinez to be in charge.
Date: January 5, 1967
Creator: Lee, Dallas P.
Item Type: Letter

[Press statement and telegram from Ed Idar, Jr., to E. M. Dealey - 1951]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of press statement and telegram from Ed Idar, Jr., State Chairman, American GI Forum of Texas, to E. M. Dealey, Publisher of the Dallas Morning News, with handwritten date of 1951. This press release is a response to a story by Roy Rody in the October 19, 1951 issue of the Dallas Morning News regarding the bracero program and workers.
Date: 1951
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Item Type: Text

[Resolution, LULAC Council 272, June 1977]

Description: Resolution submitted by LULAC Council 272 at National Convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens in Los Angeles, California, June, 1977.
Date: June 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text

[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1945-02-10]

Description: Invitation to John J. Herrera to participate in a conference to be held at the Moorland Branch YMCA, Dallas, on the occasion of the presence of Malcolm Ross, Chairman of the Fair Employment Practice Committee in Dallas on February 26th. Invitation sent by W. Don Ellinger, Regional Director of the Committee on Fair Employment Practice in New Orleans.
Date: February 10, 1945
Creator: Ellinger, Don W.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luther Holcomb - 1962-09-10]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to replying to Reverend Luther Holcomb, Executive Director of the Greater Dallas Area Council of Churches, accepting his invitation to attend the next meeting of the Advisory Committee of Texas on Civil Rights, to which Holcomb had just named Herrera. Herrera goes on to discuss his knowledge and support of John B. Connally.
Date: September 10, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Ortiz - 1953-01-08]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President to Joe Ortiz of Fort Worth, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera offers to travel to Fort Worth, Dallas and Wichita Falls to help organize LULAC councils for these areas.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Eduardo Morga to Roberto Ornelas - 1977-07-17]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to Roberto Ornelas, LULAC Past National President, dated July 17, 1977. The letter states that the enclosed resolution was passed at the recent LULAC National Convention. The second page of the letter has a distribution list of people copied on the letter.
Date: July 17, 1977
Creator: Morga, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Eduardo Morga to Roberto Ornelas - 1977-07-17]

Description: Letter from Eduardo Morga, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to Roberto Ornelas, referring to an enclosed distribution list and copy of Resolution #4 that was passed at National Assembly. The letter is dated July 17, 1977.
Date: July 17, 1977
Creator: Morga, Eduardo
Item Type: Letter