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[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton

[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Resolution to honor John Rooney, Congressman from New York City]

Description: Resolution submitted by the Austin LULAC Council Number 85 to the LULAC National Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, undated. This resolution honored John Rooney, Congressman from New York City, for his efforts in exposing the "wetback situation" in Texas and in securing the appropriation of funds for enforcement of immigration laws.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Telegram from John J. Herrera, A. D. Azios, and James DeAnda, James to Allan Shivers]

Description: Telegram sent to Governor Allan Shivers from the Law Offices of John J. Herrera, recommending the appointment of Judge John Snell, Jr. to the position vacated by the late Judge Frank Williford, Jr. Herrera, Azios and DeAnda highlight Snell's impartiality to turbulent Harris County politics as a particular advantage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.; Azios, A. D. & DeAnda, James