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Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Description: Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6."
Date: 1956

LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed

Description: Newspaper article titled, "LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed" from a 1963 Corpus Christi newspaper. "Volume 54--No. 309" is listed in the heading of the paper. Other articles included in the clipping are titled, "Texan Asks New Trial On Charge of Treason", "Bob Kennedy Arrives in Warsaw for Visit", and "Connally Urges Continued Improvement of Education". John J. Herrera and Paul Andow are pictured.
Date: 1963

Why 'Enforcement' Omitted

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Why 'Enforcement' Omitted" from 1964. The title refers to the "omission of the word 'enforcement' from the Republican civil rights plank" and details the reasons behind it. Followed by another article titled "Scranton Will Fight Again" and a section of comics.
Date: 1964
Creator: Evans, Rowland & Novak, Robert

LULAC head raps Connally

Description: Article titled "LULAC head raps Connally" by Richard Vara interviews League of United Latin American Citizens National President Manuel Gonzales regarding the lack Hispanics in federal appointments and Gonzales's disapproval of the potential appointment of John Connally as President Gerald Ford's vice president.
Date: 197u
Creator: Vara, Richard

3 on National LULAC staff

Description: Article, "3 on National LULAC Staff", is an undated newspaper article and the title refers to three San Antonians appointed to League of United Latin American Citizens National staff: Manuel Gonzales as National President, Jose F. Olivares as National Housing Chairman, and Dario Chappa as Administrative Assistant. The article also mentions the appointment of John J. Herrera as National Legal Adviser.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trajo, Frank

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter

John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

Description: Houston Chronicle editorial endorsing John B. Connally in the runoff primary elections, since the Chronicle's other choice, Price Daniel, did not make it into the runoff. Connally's qualifications as the newspaper sees them are explained, and the paper's reservations about Don Yarbrough are mentioned.
Date: May 7, 1962

LULACs to assist in Dime March drive

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper regarding LULAC's call to Latin-American citizens to aid in the March of Dimes fund campaign. Handwritten date on clipping of 1949.
Date: 1949

Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper with handwritten notation of 1949. This is an announcement of the upcoming LULAC Regional Convention to be held in Houston, Texas on January 29 and 30, 1949.
Date: 1949

Discrimination story condemned

Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
Date: June 28, 1951

Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown publication, with handwritten notation of 1950. This article concerns the Wharton County LULAC council scholarships for Wharton County Junior College. It covers the application details for four scholarships to be awarded for the semester beginning in February of 1950.
Date: 1950

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton

"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"

Description: Clipping of an article, "Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in" by Gary Taylor, published in The Houston Post on September 16, 1977. The article covers hearings regarding accusations that Houston policemen beat Joe Torres and pushed him into Buffalo Bayou. The document includes the front page story as well as the continuation on page 19A.
Date: September 16, 1977
Creator: Taylor, Gary

Meetings scheduled by Latin American league of citizens

Description: Newspaper clipping with handwritten date noted as October 1947 titled "Meetings Scheduled By Latin American League of Citizens". This article contains information about an upcoming LULAC regional convention to be held in Houston for LULAC delegates from 45 Texas cities.
Date: October 1947

People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

Description: Newspaper article chastising both white and black racists for their jubilation at President Lyndon B. Johnson's announcement that he would not be running for re-election. The author also criticizes (and defends Johnson against) "the young," the "super-hawks," and the "doves" and decries the levels of hate directed at Johnson.
Date: April 2, 1968
Creator: Royko, Mike