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[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

Description: Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.
Date: July 10, 1951
Creator: Cisneros, Abel
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Description: Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros, sister of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit is to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for Pvt. Abel Cisneros. The document is neither signed nor dated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Description: An affidavit from Angelita Cisneros in which she states she is a dependent of Private Abel Cisneros and is making a request for a dependency discharge. The document is neither signed nor notarized.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to procure a dependency discharge for her husband. The document contains the signature of Mrs. Cisneros. The name of the Wharton County Notary Public and the exact date in June, 1954 were left blank.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores listed the family's monthly living expenses and provided information about her medical condition. The document was signed and notarized on June 30, 1954.
Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros with her request for a hardship discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document is signed but not dated or notarized in September 1954.
Date: September 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores lists the family's monthly living expenses and provides information about her medical condition. The document is not signed and has John J. Herrera as the Harris County Notary Public.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

Description: An affidavit from Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed.
Date: 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Item Type: Legal Document

[Draft of affidavit for Matilde Cisneros]

Description: A draft copy of the affidavit for Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Item Type: Text

[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-11-07]

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated November 7, 1950. Discusses plans and agenda while attending LULAC meeting in Wharton on November 12, 1950.
Date: November 7, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from George J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-02]

Description: Letter from George J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated January 2, 1951. Refers to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council charter delayed in mailing. Also references contact with Manuel Esqueda, the LULAC Regional Governor for California, and a proposed trip to California.
Date: January 2, 1951
Creator: Garza, George J.
Item Type: Letter

[Affidavit from John J. Herrera - 1954-07]

Description: An affidavit from John J. Herrera to Lt. General I. D. White. Herrera provides information related to the hardship discharge for Private Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed, notarized; it is dated in July, 1954.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera without name of addressee, dated December 18, 1950. Reports on receipt of Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council charter; installation of Wharton County Ladies LULAC Council; and interest in Eagle Lake, Texas, to form a LULAC Council.
Date: December 18, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-11-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros, President of El Campo LULAC Council, dated November 8, 1950. Discusses arrangements for upcoming LULAC meeting and procedures for the meeting.
Date: November 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-11-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated November 8, 1950. A follow-up invitation after sending out a meeting notice regarding the November 12, 1950 LULAC meeting to be held in Wharton, Texas.
Date: November 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ivey Gonzalez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau, Police Department, Wichita Falls, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera inquires about setting up a meeting to discuss LULAC and possibly organizing a LULAC council in Wichita, Falls. Herrera mentions the eight new councils set up so far in his presidency of LULAC: El Paso; Port Arthur; Wharton; Seguin; Smeltertown, and Victoria, Texas; and Deming and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1948-11-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, dated November 26, 1948. Referenced in the letter are the enclosures of national dues and LULAC News dues paid with two money orders from El Campo Council Number 170, as well as a list of names of the 71 members of the new council.
Date: November 26, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter