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[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President

[Card certifying Gus C. Garcia as an attorney of the Supreme Court of Texas]

Description: Identification card, Number 11492, for Gus C. Garcia, certifying that he is enrolled as an attorney of the Supreme Court of Texas, from 28th December, 1953. Signed by the clerk, George H. Templin. It is also signed: Gus C. Garcia of San Antonio. On the reverse, there is a note: "Fees are Payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court on the 1st day of June each year. This card is of good standing in State Bar for the period June 1, 1953 to May 31, 1954."
Date: December 28, 1953
Creator: Texas. Supreme Court.

[Court indictment, United States of America vs. Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros - 1951-09-24]

Description: District Court of the United States indictment for the case of United States of America versus Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros. The case concerns the unlawful acquisition, transfer, and sale of marijuana by the defendants.
Date: September 24, 1951
Creator: District Court of the United States

[Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al. - 1955-07-18]

Description: Document notifying John J. Herrera that the Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, had filed a Motion to Dismiss. The motion was made due to the named plaintiffs not authorizing John J. Herrera to file suit on their behalf. From the case Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants.
Date: July 18, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.

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.

[Draft of article by John J. Herrera - 1956-10-22]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy draft of an article by John J. Herrera dated October 22, 1956. This article was Herrera's rebuttal to Felix Tijerina's article on support of the Eisenhower-Nixon administration. "We have bitterly realized in their past administrations that we were the last to be hired and the first to be hired. We will continue to support the Democratic party and their nominees, Stevenson and Kerauver." Herrera also writes: "the great majority of the Latinos do not share his enthusiasm for the Republican Party, as 97 percent of the Latinos work for a living and do not own their business (as Mr. Tijerina does), or are professional people." At the top of this article in Spanish, there is a note which reads as such in English: "(Note: Despite certain Mexican 'leaders' knowing that Nixon 'was of the tricky politics' since October of 1956 many here in Houston on the radio or the TV begged 'Now more than ever four more years of Nixon': The least they should do is now after the failure, is to ask for forgiveness from the people before continuing to make recommendations on who to vote for."
Date: October 22, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Monument - 1954-04-21]

Description: Draft of the speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1954, marking the one hundred and eighteenth anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera compares the Battle of San Jacinto to the Korean War and states that "Our Texas men are proving themselves again and again defenders of the American way of life." Herrera spoke on behalf of the League of United Latin American Citizens and presented an offering to the memory of those who died in the Battle of San Jacinto.
Date: April 21, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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