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3 on National LULAC staff

Description: Article, "3 on National LULAC Staff", is an undated newspaper article and the title refers to three San Antonians appointed to League of United Latin American Citizens National staff: Manuel Gonzales as National President, Jose F. Olivares as National Housing Chairman, and Dario Chappa as Administrative Assistant. The article also mentions the appointment of John J. Herrera as National Legal Adviser.
Date: unknown
Creator: Trajo, Frank
Item Type: Clipping

[Advertising Contract for LULAC News]

Description: Advertising Contract form for the LULAC News, the newsletter of the League of United Latin American Citizens located in San Antonio, Texas. It lists advertising rates per page or columnar inch.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text

[Biography for Sargent Cleto Rodriguez]

Description: Military biography of Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez, recounting his heroic actions during the Battle for Manila. Note at end of document reads: "Currently he is associated with Project S.E.R. (Service, Employment, Rehabilitation) in San Antonio."
Date: 1976?
Item Type: Text

[Card from P. F. Flores to John J. Herrera - 1979-09-11]

Description: Card in an envelope sent to Herrera from Rev. P. F. Flores, thanking John J. Herrera for his support and congratulations on his appointment as Archbishop of San Antonio. The envelope containing the card is addressed to John J. Herrera and stamped: "El Paso, Texas 799, 11 Sep. 1979."
Date: September 11, 1979
Creator: Flores, P. F.
Item Type: Letter

[Clip from an unidentified publication about John J. Herrera]

Description: Clip from an unidentified publication containing John J. Herrera's name and title, Past National President of LULAC. The clipping contains the LULAC emblem and the words: "My Congratulations to the San Antonio Lulac Council No. 2 Pioneers in the Lulac Scholaship Plan."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles
Item Type: Clipping

[Contract between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi - May 10, 1947]

Description: A memorandum of a contract made between Felix H. Morales and Charles L. Belfi in Bexar County, Texas. The contract stated that Morales had employed Belfi as the general manager of the proposed radio station in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The contract listed the salary and commission terms Belfi was to receive as well as housing and transportation accommodations. The full term of the contract was to expire after ten years on May 10, 1957 and it was signed by both parties and notarized.
Date: May 10, 1947
Creator: Morales, Felix H.
Item Type: Legal Document

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
Item Type: Clipping

Discrimination story condemned

Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.
Item Type: Clipping

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Construction Permit Hearing, Roy Hoefheinz and W. H. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for a Hearing in regards to the application for a Construction Permit filed by the Texas Star Broadcasting Company of San Antonio, Texas. The Hearing would determine if there would be interference with the radio services proposed in the pending application submitted by Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission
Item Type: Legal Document

[Federal Communications Commission Order for Hearing, for Roy Hofheinz and W. N. Hooper, January 30, 1947]

Description: A notice from the Federal Communications Commission regarding the application of Texas Star Broadcasting Company. This is an order for a hearing for Mission Broadcasting Company to determine the legal, technical, financial and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the proposed station in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Federal Communicaton Commission Order for Construction Permit, Eugene J. Roth, January 30, 1947]

Description: An FCC Order for Construction Permit regarding the Mission Broadcasting Company (KONO) of San Antonio, Texas. An application had been submitted to change the facilities of KONO in San Antonio and a hearing was needed to determine the technical, financial, and other qualifications of the applicant to construct and operate the station.
Date: January 30, 1947
Creator: United States. Federal Communications Commission.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Flyer advertising Jimmy Carter at the Alamo - 1976]

Description: Hand-drawn flyer to advertising Jimmy Carter's appearance at the Alamo, with drinks, beer, and a meal included in the $20 price for bus tickets. John J. Herrera and Angel Z. Fraga are listed as the contacts.
Date: 1976
Creator: Fraga, Angel Z. & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Poster