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[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

[Letter from Manuel Gonzales to William D. Bonilla with mailgram from William D. Bonilla to Manuel Gonzales - 1977]

Description: Copy of letter from Manuel Gonzales, League of United Latin American Citizens National President, to William D. Bonilla, LULAC National Foundation Treasurer, dated June 9, 1977. The letter refers to a $10,000 grant from El Paso Natural Gas Company and requests half of the money be sent to LULAC Nation Office to pay the Internal Revenue Service. The mailgram from William D. Bonilla to Manuel Gonzales is dated May 7, 1977. The telegram states "Received letter of May 5 cannot act upon request alone...."
Date: June 9, 1977
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel & Bonilla, William D.

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to Andrew Espinosa, Jr. with a note to John J. Herrera - 1961-03-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from William D. Bonilla to Andrew Espinosa, Jr., dated March 6, 1961, and copied to John J. Herrera. The letter is typed on Bonilla, Thomas & De Ases letterhead and there is a typed note to John J. Herrera below the signature thanking him for forwarding Espinosa's original letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bonilla, William D.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla - 1961-11-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC, dated November 16, 1961, and printed on "Law Offices of John J. Herrera" letterhead. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Date: November 16, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1962-03-28]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated March 28, 1962, and typed on State Director for Texas, League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead. The letter refers to an enclosed letter from the United States Department of Labor. Bonilla asks for Herrera's opinion on the appointment of Tony Campos as Assistant State Treasurer.
Date: March 28, 1962
Creator: Bonilla, William D.

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1952]

Description: Letter from Hector P. Garcia, M.D., of Corpus Christi, Texas, to John J. Herrera, with handwritten date of 1952. This letter is in reference to the pamphlet "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley" and the controversy surrounding the misstatements accredited to some League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) members.
Date: 1952?
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996

[Statement endorsing Tony Campos as Candidate for Regional Governor of LULAC for Texas, February, 1956]

Description: Statement endorsing Tony Campos of Lubbock, Texas as Candidate for Regional Governor of League of United Latin American Citizens for Texas. The endorsement contains a supporting statement outlining all of the different offices held by Tony Campos throughout different LULAC Administrations. "If it is Leadership that LULAC needs, Campos has it." The Regional Convention is to take place in Corpus Christi, Texas on February 17 - 19, 1956.
Date: 1956

[League of United Latin American Citizens Address from Joe Garza, February 26, 1955]

Description: League of United Latin American Citizens Address from Joe Garza, First National Vice President, date February 26, 1955, asking the Ladies and Men Councils to sponsor different organizations; for example, Girl and Boy Scouts of America, March of Dimes. Garza also calls for councils to report activities that each council participates in for a program committee report. There is also a call to Texas to increase its numbers.
Date: February 26, 1955
Creator: Garza, Joe