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[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1952-04-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane and apologizing for being unable to attend the start of Lane's campaign. Herrera mentions an out-of-work Able Cisneros, whom Herrera thinks could be a help to Lane's campaign, and Herrera asks if Lane can find anything to help Cisneros.
Date: April 8, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1949-05-14]

Description: Letter from Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane asking if John J. Herrera knows any good Latin doctors in Houston or San Antonio, as Lane has realized that there no Latin doctors in his county and many Spanish-speaking residents therefore did not seek medical help, as they did not speak English. The letter is typed on letterhead for The County of Wharton.
Date: May 14, 1949
Creator: Lane, T. W.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1949-05-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter sent to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to assure him that John J. Herrera had received Lane's letter and was contacting his friends around Texas to try to find a Latin doctor willing to take up his proposition.
Date: May 17, 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1955-12-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter sent in response to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane, assuring him of John J. Herrera's support for Culp Krueger for State Senate. Herrera goes on to say that he feels Krueger is "missing the boat" with Texas Latinos by not helping their mutual friend Abel Cisneros, going on at length about Cisneros's virtues and the unfairness of his situation.
Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal - 1951-11-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal, LULAC District 8 Governor in New Gulf, Texas, dated November 20, 1951. Herrera asks for distribution of an enclosed Proclamation to every LULAC council. This proclamation calls for a District Convention in District Eight, at Wharton, Texas, on December 9, 1951.
Date: November 20, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Proclamation to LULAC District 8 Councils - 1951-11-20]

Description: Proclamation from John J. Herrera, National Organizer of LULAC, to LULAC Councils in District 8, dated November 20, 1951. This proclamation calls for a District Convention in District Eight, at Wharton, Texas, on December 9, 1951.
Date: November 20, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia - 1952-01-24]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia dated January 24, 1952. Original letter contained checks enclosed from Wharton, Fort Bend, and Houston Ladies LULAC Councils.
Date: January 24, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to M. C. Gonzales - 1952-06-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to M. C. Gonzales of San Antonio, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. The letter is regarding Herrera's bid for the presidency of LULAC. Herrera discusses some of the voting issues of Texas and New Mexico LULAC councils and mentions that Gonzales will be making the nominating speech for Herrera at the National LULAC Convention, with George Lopez of Wharton, Texas, seconding the nomination. And also, in a short note, the letter mentions the birth of Herrera's daughter Cathy Luz.
Date: June 12, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from T.W. Buckshot Lane to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-04]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from T.W. Buckshot Lane. Lane addresses Herrera as his "Friend Johnny" and asks Herrera to once again join the race to run for the office of Harris County Representative. Lane expresses his confidence in being elected if his name is on the ballot to run for the position of Representative of Wharton County, which he confides in Herrera that he is considering. "If you have plans for another race then in the event the two of us are lucky I think there is no doubt about it, we can together gets things done, your legal training and brains, my guts and big mouth, we should do things."
Date: April 4, 1954
Creator: Lane, T.W. Buckshot

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ivey Gonzalez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau, Police Department, Wichita Falls, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera inquires about setting up a meeting to discuss LULAC and possibly organizing a LULAC council in Wichita, Falls. Herrera mentions the eight new councils set up so far in his presidency of LULAC: El Paso; Port Arthur; Wharton; Seguin; Smeltertown, and Victoria, Texas; and Deming and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Ofelia Mendoza to Mrs. Gus Gonzalez - 1953-01-26]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from Ofelia Mendoza, Field Consultant for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, New York, to Mrs. Gus Gonzalez of Wharton, Texas, dated January 26,1953. Mendoza asks for Mrs. Gonzalez's opinions on Planned Parenthood Federation literature and whether this service would be advantageous to the Latin American families in the area.
Date: January 26, 1953
Creator: Mendoza, Ofelia

[Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-05]

Description: Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., Wharton County Attorney, to John J. Herrera, dated January 5, 1953. Rust notifies Herrera of the date and time of the Grand Jury hearing regarding conduct of an Officer Sifford. Rust invites Herrera to be a witness at this hearing.
Date: January 5, 1953
Creator: Rust, Lloyd G., Jr.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Lee Roy Moreno - 1953-04-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera the LULAC National President, to Lee Roy Moreno of El Campo, Texas, dated April 29, 1953. This letter discusses the candidates for LULAC National President at the upcoming convention, along with travel details for the trip to the convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: April 29, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1948-10-19]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated October 19, 1948. This is to acknowledge receipt of payment for the Charter for the El Campo Men's Council, with discussion of further monies due.
Date: October 19, 1948
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1948-11-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, dated November 26, 1948. Referenced in the letter are the enclosures of national dues and LULAC News dues paid with two money orders from El Campo Council Number 170, as well as a list of names of the 71 members of the new council.
Date: November 26, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-10-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Abel Cisneros, Vice-President of the El Campo LULAC Council, dated October 16, 1950. Herrera is requesting a report of El Campo's council activities needed for submission at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting in Laredo, Texas, on October 21 and 22, 1950.
Date: October 16, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from G. J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1950-11-07]

Description: Letter from G. J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated November 7, 1950. Discusses plans and agenda while attending LULAC meeting in Wharton on November 12, 1950.
Date: November 7, 1950
Creator: Garza, G. J.

[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.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-11-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated November 8, 1950. A follow-up invitation after sending out a meeting notice regarding the November 12, 1950 LULAC meeting to be held in Wharton, Texas.
Date: November 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.