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Texas Attorney General Opinion: S-36

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, John Ben Shepperd, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Authority of the commissioners' court to approve the expenditure of county funds to send a representative to Mexico City to confer with various interested persons respecting removal of a ban by the Republic of Mexico on the use of the migratory labor in Brazoria County.
Date: May 4, 1953
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G. F. Soria - 1953-04-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to G. F. Soria of Angleton, Texas, dated April 28, 1953. This letter states that Herrera is investigating Soria's claim of discrimination against a cafe in Cameron, Texas.
Date: April 28, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce - 1952-12-09]

Description: Minutes of Immigrant Labor Committee of Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce meeting held December 9, 1952. The minutes report on meeting John Herrera, LULAC National President, along with the Brazosport Schools Superintendent, a representative of the Angleton Rotary Club, Brazoria County Attorney, a representative of the local newspapers, and the President of the Brazoria LULAC Council. The committee discussed the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican Government regarding labor issues and how to remove the county from this list. Specific instances of discrimination were brought forth, and assurances were given by county representatives that steps had been taken or would be taken to correct such charges of discrimination. Herrera states that he will discuss this issue with the new President of Mexico and make a report on his return from Mexico.
Date: December 9, 1952
Creator: Immigrant Labor Committee of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Texas Attorney General Opinion: C-81

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Waggoner Carr, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Authority of Commissioners Court of Brazoria County to rent road equipment and/or enter into a lease-purchase agreement for such equipment.
Date: May 17, 1963
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department