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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor in Austin, Texas dated January 12, 1953. Herrera writes that he will seek re-election as LULAC National President and asks Pinedo to consider running for re-election as LULAC Texas Regional Governor. Herrera mentions Jake Rodriguez's trip to Mexico on behalf of George Strake's bid for United States Ambassador to Mexico. The letter also includes travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas, to visit groups interested in reviving LULAC councils. Post-script notes thatHerrera had received an invitation to Governor Allan Shivers Inaugaural Reception.
Date: January 12, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-15]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Past National President, dated June 15, 1953. Rodriguez addresses Herrera's defeat for re-election as LULAC National President and expresses appreciation for work done during Herrera's tenure as president. Rodriguez also mentions outstanding LULAC News bills which include Munguia printers who printed the newsletter.
Date: June 15, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Collins - 1953-03-31]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas dated March 31, 1953. Herrera writes regarding copies of Planned Parenthood literature about birth control that were mailed to Rev. Kelly by Ofelia Mendoz of Planned Parenthood. Herrera refutes the use of his name in Mendoz's letter, and disavows any endorsement of the literature by himself or by LULAC.
Date: March 31, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-16]

Description: Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo, LULAC Regional Governor for New Mexico, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated November 16, 1952. Trujillo refers to Herrera's visits to the New Mexico LULAC councils and relates plans for the upcoming convention. Trujillo also briefly references the Pecos School Board segregation issue.
Date: November 16, 1952
Creator: Trujillo, Miguel E.

[Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953]

Description: Report on the Pecos School Board hearing written by Albert Armendariz, LULAC First National Vice-President, to the John J. Herrera and LULAC convention members with handwritten date of 1953. The report gives background of the Pecos School Board segregation of students of Latin American descent and covers board meetings and hearings with the State Commissioner of Education. Almendariz also lists expenses incurred while pursuing the case.
Date: 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert