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[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas - 1950]

Description: Summary of LULAC meeting held at Wharton, Texas on November 12, 1950. Mentions attendance of 250 persons, discussion of problems in Wharton County and surrounding territory, and lists guests of honor. Indicates that a result of this meeting is a reorganization of the Texas City LULAC Council and the formation of a new council in Palacios, Texas.
Date: 1950

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

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1950-01-23]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, Acting LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, LULAC National President, dated January 23, 1950. This letter is advising the national LULAC office that a new LULAC council was organized in Pasadena, Texas, on January 22, 1950. Referenced in the letter are the names of officers and members. It is also a request for a charter to be sent pending the installation.
Date: January 23, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Resolution of LULAC Texas Councils to congratulate Judge Harold R. Medina - 1950-01-29]

Description: Resolution submitted by Houston LULAC Council Number 60 to the Texas LULAC Councils at the Regional Convention held at Corpus Christi, Texas, on January 28 and 29, 1950. This resolution was to congratulate Judge Harold R. Medina for conducing the trial of twelve communist leaders and to extend an invitation to him to be the main speaker at the National Assembly to be held in June, 1950.
Date: January 29, 1950
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Resolution of Texas LULAC Councils for Impeachment of LULAC Executive Secretary Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-01-29]

Description: Resolution submitted by the Houston LULAC Council Number 60 to the Texas LULAC Councils at the Regional Convention held in Corpus Christi, Texas, on January 28 and 29, 1950. This resolution is to impeach LULAC Executive Secretary Jacob I. Rodriguez for neglect and dereliction of his official duties.
Date: January 29, 1950
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Letter from Jerry Pierce to John J. Herrera - 1950-01-31]

Description: Letter from Jerry Pierce, Chairman of the Americanism Committee from American Legion Post 52 in Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated January 31, 1950. This letter is to publicize a Citizenship Training course to be held by the American Legion Post 52 preparing veterans and their wives who are non-U.S. citizens for full American citizenship. Classes were to be held at San Jacinto High School.
Date: January 31, 1950
Creator: Pierce, Jerry

[Letter from Sam C. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1950-03-02]

Description: Letter from Sam C. Johnson, Executive Assistant to Mayor Oscar Holcombe, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated March 2, 1950. Johnson is responding to an invitation from LULAC Men's Council Number 60 and Ladies Council Number 22 to attend a LULAC meeting. He also mentions a meeting held with Chief Payne and the LULAC groups over a misunderstanding that arose from a newspaper account of a recent issue.
Date: March 2, 1950
Creator: Johnson, Sam C.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to M.E. Walter - 1950-03-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Houston Chronicle, M.E. Walter, regarding an article in the "Our City" column concerning the formation of a Latin American Squad. Herrera insists that the so-called "Latin American Problem" is exaggerated and that most Latin Americans are not criminals. Herrera also states that LULAC, which opposes the creation of a Latin American Squad, stands to support the betterment and fair treatment of Latin Americans. The group, Herrera explains, serves as a liaison between Anglo-Americans and all Latin Americans for the purposes of cooperation not agitation.
Date: March 11, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.