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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-06-04]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera to accompany a letter sent to Yarborough after his conference with the Department of the Army. Yarborough assures Herrera that he will continue trying to help Herrera's son. A handwritten note appended to the bottom assures Herrera that Yarborough is not quitting and knows they are both accustomed to fighting on.
Date: June 4, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to G. J. Garza - 1950-10-19]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter from Ramon Sandoval, Secretary LULAC Council 151 of Galveston, Texas, to G. J. Garza of Laredo, Texas, dated October 19, 1950. This letter was in reply to allegations that the Galveston LULAC Council was failing or not in good standing. It was reporting that the Galveston LULAC Council was still active, still participating.
Date: October 19, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-17]

Description: Letter from Ramon Sandoval, LULAC Galveston Council, to John J. Herrera, dated July 17, 1950. Sandoval requests help selling tickets to the LULAC fundraising dance to be held July 29, 1950, at the Buccaneer Hotel in Galveston.
Date: July 17, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ramon Sandoval to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-19]

Description: Letter from Ramon Sandoval, Secretary LULAC Council 151 of Galveston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, undated. This letter included a carbon copy of a letter from Ramon Sandoval to G. J. Garza of Laredo, Texas, dated October 19, 1950. The letter from Sandoval to Garza contains confidential background information concerning allegations that the Galveston LULAC Council was failing or not in good standing.
Date: October 19, 1950
Creator: Sandoval, Ramon
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Raul Perez to John J. Herrera - 1952-05-07]

Description: Letter from Raul Perez of Kingsville, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated May 7, 1952. Perez congratulates Herrera on his bid for the position of LULAC National President. Perez requests information on how to organize a Junior LULAC Council in Kingsville, Texas.
Date: May 7, 1952
Creator: Perez, Raul
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Reynaldo de la Garza and Bennie Cantu to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-10]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from General Chairman Reynaldo de la Garza and Bennie Cantu from the San Antonio LULAC Council No. 2 inviting Herrera to the "traditional Feria de las Flores" (which translates to the Flower Show) which is a dinner dance that raised money for the LULAC Scholarship Fund. Herrera was invited to attend as the guest of honor to the dinner dance on Friday, April 30th at the Seven Oaks Country Club. "This particular evening has been set aside especially for the purpose of honoring our former 'Reyes Feos', all of you will receive the recognition at this dinner dance to which you are so justly entitle." The translation of "Reyes Feos", is "The Ugly Kings" which is a non-profit organization that raises money for scholarships that are awarded to deserving Texas students.
Date: April 10, 1954
Creator: De la Garza, Reynaldo
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12]

Description: Letter from Ricardo Molinez of LULAC Council Number 146 of McAllen, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 13, 1952. Molinez congratulates Herrera on his recent election to LULAC National President. Molinez requests help in issue of Frank Ferree being held in contempt of court, includes a petition signed by citizens of Harlingen, Texas, addressed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Date: July 13, 1952
Creator: Martinez, Ricardo
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios - 1951-11-23]

Description: Letter and envelope from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios of Houston, Texas, dated November 23, 1951. Letter originally included a one dollar payment for services rendered. Garza writes to give his regards to John J. Herrera.
Date: November 23, 1951
Creator: Garza, Richard M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Robert C. Weaver to John J. Herrera - 1952-09-09]

Description: Letter from Robert C. Weaver, Director, Opportunity Fellowships, John Hay Whitney Foundation, to John J. Herrera, dated September 9, 1952. Weaver informs Herrera about encouraging Spanish-Americans to apply for Opportunity Fellowships granted to people who are engaged in outstanding work in their community and who need funding for study or training which will help develop their talents.
Date: September 9, 1952
Creator: Weaver, Robert C.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Robert Longoria to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-24]

Description: Letter from Robert Longoria, President of Kingsville LULAC Council Number 24, Kingsville, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, dated January 24, 1951. Longoria writes to confirm the arrival of delegates and alternate delegates to the Regional LULAC Convention held in Houston, Texas.
Date: January 24, 1951
Creator: Longoria, Robert
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Roderick J. Watts to John J. Herrera - 1955-04-23]

Description: Letter from Roderick J. Watts of the Houston Chronicle to John J. Herrera, dated April 23, 1955 on Houston Chronicle letterhead. The body of the letter reads: "Here are some pictures taken at the San Jacinto Day exercises. I thought you might like to have them. Enjoyed seeing you and your fine little son."
Date: April 23, 1955
Creator: Watts, Roderick J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Roy Hofheinz to John J. Herrera - 1954-05-18]

Description: Letter from Mayor Roy Hofheinz to John J. Herrera, dated May 8, 1954. Hofheinz extends his thanks for the invitation to attend a graduation ceremony but states that he will be out of town at the time.
Date: May 18, 1954
Creator: Hofheinz, Roy, 1912-1982
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Rudy M. Briones to John Herrera - 1950-09-18]

Description: Letter from Rudy M. Briones, 2nd R.T.B. PLT. 23, Marine Corps, to John Herrera, with envelope dated September 18, 1950. This is a request for Herrera to help Briones get a discharge from military service.
Date: September 18, 1950
Creator: Briones, Rudy M.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ruth A. Morton to John Herrera - 1953-04-10]

Description: Letter from Ruth A. Morton, Field Secretary, Community Relations Program, American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John Herrera dated April 10, 1953. This is an inquiry about the migrant agricultural labor situation in Texas and how the American Friends Service Committee can determine if there is a need for specific programs to help migrant agricultural workers.
Date: April 10, 1953
Creator: Morton, Ruth A.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from S. R. Mickelsen to Price Daniel - 1954-09-03]

Description: Copy of letter sent to Senator Price Daniel from S. R. Mickelsen, the Major General at Fort Bliss, Texas. Mickelsen notifies Senator Daniel that Private Abel Cisneros was unable to present acceptable evidence required for a hardship discharge.
Date: September 3, 1954
Creator: Mickelsen, S. R.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from S. R. Mickelsen to Price Daniel - 1954-09-03]

Description: Letter to Senator Price Daniel from S. R. Mickelsen, the Major General at Fort Bliss, Texas. Mickelsen notifies Senator Daniel that Private Abel Cisneros was unable to present acceptable evidence required for a hardship discharge. The letter is signed by General Mickelsen.
Date: September 3, 1954
Creator: Mickelsen, S. R.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Sam C. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1950-03-02]

Description: Letter from Sam C. Johnson, Executive Assistant to Mayor Oscar Holcombe, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated March 2, 1950. Johnson is responding to an invitation from LULAC Men's Council Number 60 and Ladies Council Number 22 to attend a LULAC meeting. He also mentions a meeting held with Chief Payne and the LULAC groups over a misunderstanding that arose from a newspaper account of a recent issue.
Date: March 2, 1950
Creator: Johnson, Sam C.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Santa Fe LULAC Councils 18 and 33 to LULAC Councils - 1953-05-06]

Description: Letter from Santa Fe, New Mexico LULAC Councils 18 and 33 to LULAC Councils dated May 6,1953. This letter is signed by Ruth A. Trujillo, President Ladies LULAC Council 18, and Miguel E. Trujillo, President Men's LULAC Council 33. This is a letter of support for Dr. José Maldonado in his bid for election to the office of LULAC National President for the 1953-54 term.
Date: May 6, 1953
Creator: Trujillo, Ruth A.
Item Type: Letter