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"Beware of the Hypocrites..."

Description: Campaign brochure documenting Congressman Bob Casey's congressional voting record on civil rights issues. The pamphlet equates Casey and Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: 22nd District Get-Out-The-Vote Committee
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Receipt from A.B.C. Printing & Stationery Company to LULAC - 1951-04-20]

Description: Receipt from A.B.C. Printing and Stationery Company of Houston Texas to Houston LULAC Council, dated April 20, 1951. The receipt is signed by Ernest Eguia. The receipt contains a breakdown, by quantity, of delegate, visitor, and member badges ordered.
Date: April 20, 1951
Creator: A.B.C. Printing & Stationery Company
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Angel Abitua, Executive Convention Chairperson, 50th Golden Anniversary of LULAC]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, Executive Convention Chairperson, 50th Golden Anniversary of League of United Latin American Citizens informing recipients of the upcoming convention slated for June 13-17, 1979 at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel, Houston, Texas. The letter included an attachment relating to information on exhibits and program advertisements.
Date: 197u
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Angel Abitua to all LULAC Council Number Sixty members]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua addressed "Dear Brother" and printed on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead. The letter informs recipient of a fundraiser to be held on Saturday, August 14, 1976, to honor the council being selected to host the 1979 LULAC National Convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Angel Abitua to John J. Herrera - 1977-05-09]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, LULAC Council #60 Treasurer, to John J. Herrera, dated May 9, 1977. The letter refers to an enclosed check in the amount of $50.00 to be applied to League of United Latin American Citizens's bill at the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel.
Date: May 9, 1977
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Angel Abitua to LULAC members - 1977-03-26]

Description: Letter from Angel Abitua, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council #60, dated March 26, 1977. The letter is addressed "Dear Brother" and informs the recipient of the upcoming meeting, election, and payment of dues. The reverse of the letter shows that it was sent to John J. Herrera in Houston, Texas.
Date: March 26, 1977
Creator: Abitua, Angel
Item Type: Letter

[Christmas card from the David Adame Family]

Description: Christmas card from the David Adame Family. The color illustration on the cover shows a woman wearing a red hat and holding a baby in a green blanket. The interior text is printed in red and reads, "Feliz Navidad and a Happy New Year, The David Adame Family".
Date: unknown
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Adame to all LULAC District Eight members - 1955-05-22]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to all League of United Latin American Citizens in District Eight in Texas asking all of the members in District Eight to attend the Texas District Eight Convention on May 29, 1955 at the Y.M.C.A. at 1600 Louisiana, Houston, Texas. Adame informs all of the members that there will be a minimal fee and that the attendance of District Eight members is imperative for the continued success of District Eight: "Lulac District Eight in Texas has always been a good district and now is the BEST and the LARGEST in MEMBERSHIP." The convention would host the election of District Governor for District Eight and would have in attendance: Frank Pinedo, Felix Tijerina, Alfred Hernandez and John J. Herrera.
Date: May 23, 1955
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Adame to Fellow LULACs - 1963-11-08]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive Director, directed to Fellow LULACs, printed on State Director of LULAC for Texas letterhead, and dated November 8, 1963. The letter invites LULAC members to the State Directors' Reception and Ball to honor Joe A. Garza and states that President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady have been invited to the event.
Date: November 8, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Adame to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-16]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive State Director, to John J. Herrera, dated October 16, 1963. The letter is directed to "All District Directors in Texas" with John J. Herrera's name handwritten above. The letter urges District Directors to organize more councils in their districts and reminds councils to pay their dues.
Date: October 16, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from David Adame to members of LULAC - 1955-04-20]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Governor of Texas District Eight, to Members of the League of United Latin American Citizens, dated April 20, 1955, calling for early planning and preparations for the national Convention to be held in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Adame, David
Item Type: Letter

Johnny...My Friend

Description: Eulogy written by Guillermo Aguayo in honor of John J. Herrera and titled, "Johnny...My Friend". The eulogy describes Herrera's passion for civil rights even after his stroke and leading up to his death.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aguayo, Guillermo
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

Description: Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre, Chairperson of League of United Latin American Citizens Council #11041 - Organizing Committee for October Board meeting, directed to "All National Executive Board Members." The memo is dated September 7, 1979, and the subject is "Preliminary Information on upcoming National Executive Board Meeting."
Date: September 7, 1979
Creator: Aguirre, Lupe
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-06-18]

Description: Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales, League of United Latin American Citizens National Presdient, dated June 18, 1976. The letter indicates attachment of a letter from Morris Herring of Banco Internacional. The letter from Herring is directed to the Honorable John J. Rhodes, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. This letter, dated May 18, 1976, refers to an enclosed article and requests that Rhodes assist Banco Internacional in receiving repayment from LULAC.
Date: June 18, 1976
Creator: Akire, Alma & Herring, Morris
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Copy of a letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. Both letters are printed on the same page with Houston Chronicle letterhead.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee to John J. Herrera]

Description: Announcement by Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee of candidacy of Albert Armendariz for National President of LULAC. The letter lists Armendariz's LULAC activities and qualifications for the position and seeks support for his election.
Date: unknown
Creator: Albert Armendariz Campaign Committee
Item Type: Letter

[Affidavit from Alianza Hispano Americana, Civil Rights Department]

Description: Document describing suit filed in Federal Court at Houston, Texas in behalf of plaintiffs Ben Rios, et al. The suit was sponsored by the Alianza Hispano-Americana. Attorneys for the plaintiffs are John J. Herrera of Houston; Ralph C. Estrada of Tucson; A. L. Wirin and Marshall Ross of Los Angeles.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alianza Hispano Americana
Item Type: Legal Document

[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

Description: Invitation postcard from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee for a reception at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom on Sunday November 1, 1964. The speakers will be Albert Thomas, from the Congressional 8th District and Dr. Edward D. Re, Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Washington D.C. At the bottom of the card shows "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." Response card with envelope included.
Date: November 1, 1964
Creator: All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee
Item Type: Postcard