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[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 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

[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.

[Letters from John J. Herrera to Mrs. Gus Gonzales and Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1951-01-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copies of letters from John J. Herrera dated January 5, 1951. The front page is a draft of a letter to Mrs. Gus Gonzales, President of the Wharton Texas Ladies LULAC Council. This letter is a notification that the charter for their new council has been received and is ready for presentation. The back page contains a draft of a second letter to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Secretary Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas. This is a notification that the date of the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in January, 1951 in Houston, Texas, has been changed to January 27 and 28, 1951. It is also an invitation to Jacob Rodriguez to speak after the speech of welcome at the convention.
Date: January 4, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from George J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-02]

Description: Letter from George J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated January 2, 1951. Refers to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council charter delayed in mailing. Also references contact with Manuel Esqueda, the LULAC Regional Governor for California, and a proposed trip to California.
Date: January 2, 1951
Creator: Garza, George J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Date: January 22, 1951
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 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 John J. Herrera - 1950-12-18]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera without name of addressee, dated December 18, 1950. Reports on receipt of Palacios, Texas, LULAC Council charter; installation of Wharton County Ladies LULAC Council; and interest in Eagle Lake, Texas, to form a LULAC Council.
Date: December 18, 1950
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 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 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 John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1950-11-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros, President of El Campo LULAC Council, dated November 8, 1950. Discusses arrangements for upcoming LULAC meeting and procedures for the meeting.
Date: November 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.

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

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez, The University of Texas at Austin, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated November 8, 1950. Sánchez regrets that he cannot attend meeting in Wharton, Texas, because of health reasons. Sánchez stresses the importance of LULAC promoting civic betterment for all Texans.
Date: November 8, 1950
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela - 1950-11-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Thelma Vela of Falfurrias, Texas, dated November 8, 1950. Discusses her upcoming visit to Houston. Includes an invitation for the LULAC ladies to attend the upcoming LULAC meeting in Wharton, Texas, on November 12, 1950.
Date: November 8, 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.