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[Threshing Rice on the Rasmussen Farm]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of three individuals on the Rasmussen farm, working with the rice thresher. An animal on the right is yoked to a portion of the machine. The three men are all wearing hats; two of them are standing atop a nearby hill while the other is holding the reins of the animal. The wide body of the thresher is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez. on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Ramirez and is not notarized.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Ellis questions Camarillo about his involvement in the segregation suit and his association with attorney John J. Herrera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Abraham Rios - 1955-07-05]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between Mr. Ellis and Abraham Rios on July 5, 1955. Document was to certify that the content was true and correct. Last page did not contain a signature from Mr. Rios and was not notarized.
Date: July 5, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from R. L. Gaston to John J. Herrera - 1961-10-23]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from R. L. Gaston, Sheriff of Fort Bend County, to John J. Herrera, dated October 23, 1961. The letter is regarding County Court Cause #10,131, State vs. Arnulfo J. Serrana. The letter refers to an enclosed check which refunds $10 paid in excess of the $86 fine which was due in this case.
Date: October 23, 1961
Creator: Gaston, R. L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1952-03-21]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo of Richmond, Texas, Secretary of the LULAC Council in Rosenburg, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated March 21, 1952. The letter addresses issues about council members not receiving records from past officers. Also comments on some members monopolizing council meetings.
Date: March 21, 1952
Creator: Castillo, Julian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils and Officers - 1952-11-05]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC Executive Secretary, to all LULAC Officers, and Texas LULAC Councils of District Eight, dated November 5, 1952. Proclamation advising of an upcoming Texas LULAC District Number 8 Convention to be held November 16,1 952 in Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: November 5, 1952
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-13]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo (signed "Julius"), Secretary of LULAC Council Number 188 of Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 13, 1953. Castillo invites Herrera to attend the Fort Bend County Round Up with Council Number 188 members.
Date: January 13, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-25]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo, Secretary of Fort Bend County LULAC Council Number 188 of Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated February 25, 1953. Castillo invitates Herrera to Council Number 188's second anniversary banquet to be held March 8, 1953.
Date: February 25, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
Date: March 21, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Collins - 1953-03-31]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas dated March 31, 1953. Herrera writes regarding copies of Planned Parenthood literature about birth control that were mailed to Rev. Kelly by Ofelia Mendoz of Planned Parenthood. Herrera refutes the use of his name in Mendoz's letter, and disavows any endorsement of the literature by himself or by LULAC.
Date: March 31, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-04]

Description: Letter from the Very Rev. John Collins of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated April 4, 1953. This letter acknowledges Herrera's letter refuting personal endorsement or LULAC endorsement of Planned Parenthood literature. Rev. Collins encourages Herrera to publicly deny these policies.
Date: April 4, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1955-01-03]

Description: Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera. Elias Guerrero, Chairman, Carlos M. Garcia, and Marcos Reyes cordially requesting Herrera's presence as a speaker at the Annual Banquet and appointment of new officers on January 9, 1955. Council 188's event was to take place at the county fairgrounds of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Guerrero, Elias
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages one through three]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Abraham Rios, #129699. Rios claimed to have no knowledge of attorney John J. Herrera filing a suit against the Prison System. The document was signed by Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages four through eight]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ramirez and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: Ellis. O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages nine through thirteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Ben Rios, #129698. Ellis questioned Rios about Attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ben Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library