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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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