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[Scrapbook Fragment with Clippings]

Description: Partial scrapbook page with clippings entitled "Council reverses license rejection," "Taxi driver chooses law; so does son," and "Seventy taking bar exams here." Also includes an invoice from Dwyer's Drug Store and a money. order.
Date: September 1, 1941

Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1942

Three hero medal winners to be honored Sunday

Description: Clipping from a newspaper about a dance given by the Houston Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens to honor three Congressional Medal of Honor winners: Macario Garcia, Clteo Rodriguez and Lucina Adams.
Date: September 1945

L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

Description: Clipping from The Houston Post about a LULAC meeting held to honor Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia. Garcia received the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945, from President Harry Truman. Post photograph features Robert E. Smith ; Sergeant Macario Garcia ; and John J. Herrera. Article is from page 1 of Section 2, Friday, September 7, 1945 edition.
Date: September 7, 1945
Creator: Gregory, Martha

Meetings scheduled by Latin American league of citizens

Description: Newspaper clipping with handwritten date noted as October 1947 titled "Meetings Scheduled By Latin American League of Citizens". This article contains information about an upcoming LULAC regional convention to be held in Houston for LULAC delegates from 45 Texas cities.
Date: October 1947

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948

Tin Types

Description: Clipping of heading only for monthly newsletter, Tin Types. This issue is volume IV, number 8.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Tin Processing Corporation

Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper with handwritten notation of 1949. This is an announcement of the upcoming LULAC Regional Convention to be held in Houston, Texas on January 29 and 30, 1949.
Date: 1949

LULACs to assist in Dime March drive

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper regarding LULAC's call to Latin-American citizens to aid in the March of Dimes fund campaign. Handwritten date on clipping of 1949.
Date: 1949

Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown publication, with handwritten notation of 1950. This article concerns the Wharton County LULAC council scholarships for Wharton County Junior College. It covers the application details for four scholarships to be awarded for the semester beginning in February of 1950.
Date: 1950

Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

Discrimination story condemned

Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
Date: June 28, 1951

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
Date: March 11, 1952

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
Date: June 20, 1952

Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Description: Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952.
Date: July 8, 1952

LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

Description: Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC.
Date: 1953
Creator: El Paso Times

Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Description: Newspaper clipping from a Bay City newspaper, indicated by handwritten note, dated 1953. Article is a rebuttal from Sheriff Jack Cole to charges made by LULAC delegates at the LULAC convention that a grand jury had whitewashed the decision regarding the fatal shooting of George Sanchez. LULAC was asking for an impartial investigation of George Sanchez's civil rights.
Date: 1953

Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
Date: January 22, 1954