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[Biographical Sketch of John M. Herrera]

Description: Document with biographical information about John M. Herrera's personal life, family, military service, education, career, affiliations, and references.
Date: February 11, 1935
Creator: Herrera, John Michael

LULAC and the Latin-American in Texas

Description: Draft of speech written by John J. Herrera titled "LULAC And The Latin-American in Texas." Discusses growing numbers of Spanish-speaking people in Texas and the role of LULAC as a liaison between them and the Anglo community to address issues of separateness in the communities. Notably the most pressing issue for LULAC has been the immigrant laborers and the ensuing problems of health, education, welfare, housing and employment.
Date: 1940/1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1942-04-21]

Description: Speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1942 at San Jacinto Memorial Park for the 106th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera reminds the audience of the important role Latin American patriots played in the battle for Texas independence and continue to play in modern times. Herrera cites international unity as the key to victory in World War II.
Date: April 21, 1942
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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[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.

[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

Resolution Offered to the National Convention of LULAC

Description: Resolution adopted to commend the Chairman of the Fair Employment Practice Commission (FEPC), Malcolm Ross, and Carlos E. Castañeda for their earnest efforts on behalf of Hispanic Americans and other minority groups.
Date: June 24, 1944
Creator: League of United latin American Citizens

Document No. 33682 Part 1499 - Commodities and Services, RMPR 165

Description: Revised Maximum Price Regulation No. 165, dated July 1, 1944. This document covers the services covered by the Office of Price Administration, how the price structures are established and lists the penalties for violations or evasion. Includes a sample form.
Date: July 1, 1944
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration

[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]

Description: An announcement on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead for their dance to be held on Sunday, December 9, 1945 with honored guest Macario Garcia, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Other special invited guests included the Mexican Consul,the Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission, the mayor of Houston, Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez (another Congressional Medal of Honor winner), and other LULAC delegations from San Antonio and Laredo.
Date: December 6, 1945
Creator: The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60

[Invoice to Fred Rosales from Manuel G. Vela]

Description: Invoice to Fred Rosales, Secretary, LULAC Council No. 60 from Manuel G. Vela, Treasurer, League of United Latin American Citizens dated June 1, 1946. This is a request for payment of outstanding membership fees, and advertisement fees. It has handwritten notes from John J. Herrera listing expenses and to indicate paid in full.
Date: June 1, 1946
Creator: Vela, Manuel G.

[Notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members]

Description: Notecard listing Texas City LULAC Council members and their elected positions. Appears to be same list of members mentioned in John J. Herrera's letter of October 2, 1947 to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of League of United Latin American Citizens, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: 1947