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[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]

Description: Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention.
Date: September 27, 1951
Creator: Hickman, J. J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.

LULAC, labor of love

Description: Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driscoll Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love."
Date: February 19, 1966
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.

[Resolution to honor John Rooney, Congressman from New York City]

Description: Resolution submitted by the Austin LULAC Council Number 85 to the LULAC National Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, undated. This resolution honored John Rooney, Congressman from New York City, for his efforts in exposing the "wetback situation" in Texas and in securing the appropriation of funds for enforcement of immigration laws.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino - 1955-03-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Zanaida Trevino, Refugio Ladies League of United Latin American Citizens Council, welcoming Trevino and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Ladies Council of Refugio LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Rudy Garza - 1955-03-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Rudy Garza, Floresville League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Garza and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Floresville LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez - 1955]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez, New Harlingen League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Vasquez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Harlingnen LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez - 1955-03-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Louis Hernandez, Texas City League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Hernandez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Texas City LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from F.A. Hernandez to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-03]

Description: Letter from F.A. Hernandez, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 132, to Frank M. Pinedo, asking Pinedo to please "absolve Council No. 132 publicly of any connotation of guilt" in relation to a crime committed by LULAC Council No. 8. According to the letter, LULAC Council 8 Lodge was raided by the Texas Liquor Board, which found the operation of an open saloon at the LULAC lodge. This resulted in a "flow of bad publicity" as well as being "subjected to considerable embarrassment and criticism." Hernandez calls on Pinedo to take swift and "stern corrective measures" to resolve the matter of Council No. 8 to bring order and stability back to other LULAC councils as well as Council No. 132. "We cannot sacrifice our past accomplishments and future goals, because a few deviate from the only known course leading toward our Aims and Purposes."
Date: February 3, 1955
Creator: Hernandez, F.A.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Ed Idar Jr. from John J. Herrera dated December 21, 1955 addressing the political issues with the American GI Forum poll tax drive in the Valley, Texas. "I don't see anything wrong in the efforts of the American Gi Forum conducting this type of civic drive in the Valley. I think it should have been done long ago." Herrera writes that the Latin American people of Mexican descent should all be able to vote and pay the poll tax in preservation and contribution to the "American way of life."
Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.
Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank