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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
Item Type: Text

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1939-06-19]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens Charter dated June 19, 1939. The amendment serves to extend the corporation's territorial limits from "the State of Texas," as indicated in the original charter, to "the United States of America." It is signed by officers of LULAC as well as a notary public.
Date: June 19, 1939
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Legal Document

[League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Amendment - 1939-06-19]

Description: Document is an amendment to the League of United Latin American Citizens Charter dated June 19, 1939. The amendment serves to extend the corporation's territorial limits from "the State of Texas," as indicated in the original charter, to "the United States of America." It is signed by officers of LULAC as well as a notary public.
Date: June 19, 1939
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from Frank E. Mann to John J. Herrera - 1939-06-30]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrea from Houston City Commissioner #2 Frank E. Mann. Mann had received a letter from one of Herrera's associations congratulating the city council on a new wage structure. The new structure has clear minimums and maximums that employees can earn through ability or longevity.
Date: June 30, 1939
Creator: Mann, Frank E.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to Olivia C. Herrera - August 24, 1939]

Description: Letter to Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera, wife of John J. Herrera, from Houston Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Holcombe acknowledges Mrs. Herrera's letter concerning her husband, whom Holcombe refers to as "Johnny," and informs Mrs. Herrera that he had written to Mr. Herrera two days before suggesting that Mr. Herrera meet with City Secretary H. C. Jacobs.
Date: August 24, 1939
Creator: Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968
Item Type: Letter

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.
Item Type: Text

[Amendment to LULAC Charter - 1940-04-15]

Description: Copy of an Amendment to League of United Latin American Citizens Charter dated April 15, 1940. The amendment extends the territorial limits of the corporation from "The State of Texas" to "United States of America".
Date: April 15, 1940
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

Description: Page 1 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page two - 1940-11-09]

Description: Page 2 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter