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[Letter from Andres Alvarez, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1946-05-06]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Andres Alvarez, Jr., Secretary of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 1 in Corpus Christi, Texas dated May 6,1946. This letter is regarding Council No. 1 room reservations for the 1946 LULAC Convention.
Date: May 6, 1946
Creator: Alvarez, Andres, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. A. Alvarez to John J. Herrera - 1948-05-26]

Description: Letter from J. A. Alvarez of Houston LULAC Council #60 to John J. Herrera dated May 26, 1948. Alvarez requests Herrera to attend Council #60 meetings to lend his experience and expertise in preparations for the upcoming convention.
Date: May 26, 1948
Creator: Alvarez, J. A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charles L. Belfi to Felix H. Morales - 1947-03-28]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter sent to Felix H. Morales from Charles L. Belfi in San Antonio, Texas. Belfi writes to accept the job offer as General Manager of the radio station and outline the monetary arrangement he is to receive.. A copy of Belfi's resume is also included which covers his radio experience from 1930 to 1946.
Date: March 28, 1947
Creator: Belfi, Charles L.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charles L. Belfi to Felix H. Morales - 1947-07-04]

Description: A letter sent to Felix H. Morales from Charlie L. Belfi in San Antonio, Texas. Belfi provides a list of suggested call letters for Morales to consider for the Houston station. He also indicated his future plans to be available for the radio station.
Date: July 4, 1947
Creator: Belfi, Charles L.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from W. H. Blades to John J. Herrera - November 21, 1944]

Description: Letter regarding a meeting of the Committee on Admission of the Bar for the purpose of passing on John J. Herrera's applications to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The letter was addressed to four applicants: John J. Herrera, Harold Ramsey Allison, William A. Ballard, and Buford T. Morris, Jr.
Date: November 21, 1944
Creator: Blades, W. H.
Item Type: Letter

[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]

Description: The original charter of Boy Scout Troop #426 of Houston, Texas dated October 31, 1943. The troop was sponsored by The League of United Latin American Citizens, with John J. Herrera as Scoutmaster of the troop. It is printed in color on the official Boy Scouts of America charter form.
Date: October 31, 1943
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Item Type: Text

[Letter from R. Bruce Carter to John J. Herrera - 1946-04-11]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera as LULAC Convention Chairman from R. Bruce Carter, Manager of the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas dated April 11, 1946. This is a confirmation that the Rice Hotel is available for the 17th Annual LULAC Assembly on June 15 and 16, 1946.
Date: April 11, 1946
Creator: Carter, R. Bruce
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from R. Bruce Carter to John J. Herrera - 1949-01-24]

Description: Letter from R. Bruce Carter, Manager of the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated January 24, 1949. This is a confirmation of room reservations requested for the Regional LULAC Convention.
Date: January 24, 1949
Creator: Carter, R. Bruce
Item Type: Letter

[The fight for democracy - proofread copy]

Description: Speech given by Carlos E. Castañeda at San Jacinto on April 21, 1943. Castañeda speaks of the unconquerable determination to do or die by the army of "freemen" to preserve the liberty and freedom of the country in face of the brutal tyranny by the "army of a dictator".
Date: April 21, 1943
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to Alsonso S. Perales - 1947-04-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda to Alonso S. Perales in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Castañeda discusses the special election for the State Senate and the possibility of John J. Herrera running as a candidate. Castañeda provides details for obtaining votes and financial support for Herrera's campaign.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Hererra - 1944-01-23]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Carlos E. Castañeda about the outcome of the Shell Oil Company case concerning discrimination against Mexicans and Latin Americans. Castañeda also asks Herrera to contact Mr. Fridge and ask Fridge to send the complete transcript of the hearing. He was curious to know about the recommendations he had written for Herrera's sister-in-law.
Date: January 23, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-01]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging John J. Herrera's letter from July 28th. Castañeda states that he will send a revised copy of a LULAC resolution and a copy of a speech he made in El Paso. He requests Herrera to tell whoever has complaints of discrimination in employment, classification, or promotion in Houston to write to Castañeda directly of their case, or to Herrera can forward them to Castañeda. Includes LULAC resolution titled, "One for all and all for one."
Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, enclosing a copy of the Senate Bill S 2048, which will prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin or ancestry. He is also enclosing a copy of pamphlet on "How the FEPC Operates."
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañedato John J. Herrera urging Herrera to keep in contact with Latin Americans in Houston and its vicinity, and let them know that Castañeda and Herrera will help them if they are discriminated against in any manner.
Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1945-01-02]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John Herrera regarding the release to the press of Exhibit 5 from the hearing, the stipulation agreed upon. The hearing was successful on every point desired, except that they had to "sacrifice our friend Alba". Castañeda asks Herrera to suggest that Alba make an application through WMC and be referred to the refinery.
Date: January 2, 1945
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter