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[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.