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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

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

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-10-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Abel Cisneros, Vice-President of the El Campo LULAC Council, dated October 16, 1950. Herrera is requesting a report of El Campo's council activities needed for submission at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 16, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onoinskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora in Laredo, Texas. The letter was in regards to Felix H. Morales and his Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Zamora to prove discrimination in the application process.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-10-14]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated October 14, 1950. This is a confirmation of receipt of the Pasadena, Texas, LULAC Council charter. Herrera also states that he will attend the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 14, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Date: January 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J.Herrera to Milton L. Polakoff - 1950-10-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Milton L. Polakoff, of Universal Security Mutual Life Insurance Company and also LULAC District 8 Governor, dated October 17, 1950. Mentions a few insurance related issues, as well as a personal request from Herrera that Polakoff attend the upcoming LULAC Supreme Council meeting in Laredo, Texas.
Date: October 17, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar M. Laurel - 1955-06-14]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Oscar Laurel congratulating him on his election as National President of LULAC. Herrera apologizes for not congratulating Laurel at the moment that the counts were completed and he had been elected. Herrera explains, "I know that you understand why I had to help Brother Pinedo under the circumstances [...] a man must follow the dictates of his conscience." Herrera also expresses to Laurel that Laurel can count on Herrera for sincere cooperation and in any other way that Herrera can assist Laurel throughout his administration.
Date: June 14, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy."
Date: April 23, 1958
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to A. Walter Skoglund - 1952-03-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, to A. Walter Skoglund of Bay City, Texas, dated March 18, 1952. An inquiry from Skoglund sent to the prior LULAC Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser, Blas M. Salinas, has been forwarded to John J. Herrera as Herrera is closest to the property in question in Bay City, Texas.
Date: March 18, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1951-11-06]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated November 6, 1951. Laurel requests plans for the reorganization of LULAC councils; he mentions a highly publicized divorce in Juarez, Mexico, in which Herrera represented one of the parties; and Laurel asks for legal advice on a question of property ownership in connection with the Bay City LULAC Council.
Date: November 6, 1951
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. Laurel conveys the approval of the LULAC Supreme Council for sociological and statistical data contained in the report by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard, entitled, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." Laurel writes that the council also condemns the false and prejudiced statements attributed to three people interviewed by the sociologists. This report is to be discussed at an upcoming LULAC Convention.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.