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[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

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Letter

[Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting - 1976-06-23]

Description: Minutes from the LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting at the Galvez Hotel in Galveston, Texas on June 23, 1976. Some of the topics discussed at this meeting include the Coor's Company boycott, charter applications, and the 1978 LULAC National Convention.
Date: June 23, 1976
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Item Type: Text