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[Letter from James L. Owens to John J. Herrera - 1951-04-16]

Description: Letter from James L. Owens, Secretary of the Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 16, 1951. Owens askes for names of firms and individuals practicing discrimination in Matagorda County in order to help correct such discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals.
Date: April 16, 1951
Creator: Owens, James L.

[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 all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National Prseident to all LULAC Councils, dated January 27,1953. Per complaints received at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting about not receiving the LULAC News, Herrera asks for updated master mailing lists. Herrera discusses re-installation of members in San Angelo LULAC Men's Council Number 129; encourages council members to pay dues so they are eligible to attend the upcoming conventions; and mentions the court case of George Sanchez of Palacios, Texas and an upcoming meeting with the Commissioner of Education regarding the Pecos Segregated Mexican School case.
Date: January 27, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: January 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: January 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1950-11-22]

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 22, 1950. Details of reorganization of Texas City LULAC Council on November 19, 1950. Herrera reports that a new council was organized and installed in Palacios, Texas, on the same date, November 19, 1950. It lists the new officers of the Palacios Council and credits Fred Garcia for contacting prospective members and organizing the new council in only one week's time.
Date: November 22, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John 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 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 James L. Owens - 1951-04-18]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to James L. Owens, Secretary, Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, dated April 18, 1951. Herrera is replying to Owens's letter asking for help to amend discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals in Matagorda County. Herrera offers to meet personally with Owens and also encloses program and invitation to Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: April 18, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John 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.