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[Letter from Henry P. Evans to Oscar M. Laurel - 1951-10-03]

Description: Letter from Henry P. Evans of Houston, Texas to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary & Legal Advisor, dated October 3, 1951. Evans writes concerning a city lot in Bay City, Texas, in connection with oil and gas leases. Evans requests execution of paperwork by LULAC officers to straighten up the issue.
Date: October 3, 1951
Creator: Evans, Henry P.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Chester E. Ollison to W. S. McCree - 1953-02-03]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Chester E. Ollison, Appeals Counselor of the Texas Education Agency in Austin, Texas, to W. S. McCree, President of the Board of Trustees, Pecos Independent School District in Pecos, Texas, dated February 3,1953. The letter refers to a petition received from patrons of Pecos ISD regarding segregation of children of Spanish-speaking ancestry. Ollison outlines steps the school district is to take in addressing the issues cited in the petition.
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Ollison, Chester E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from F.A. Hernandez to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-03]

Description: Letter from F.A. Hernandez, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 132, to Frank M. Pinedo, asking Pinedo to please "absolve Council No. 132 publicly of any connotation of guilt" in relation to a crime committed by LULAC Council No. 8. According to the letter, LULAC Council 8 Lodge was raided by the Texas Liquor Board, which found the operation of an open saloon at the LULAC lodge. This resulted in a "flow of bad publicity" as well as being "subjected to considerable embarrassment and criticism." Hernandez calls on Pinedo to take swift and "stern corrective measures" to resolve the matter of Council No. 8 to bring order and stability back to other LULAC councils as well as Council No. 132. "We cannot sacrifice our past accomplishments and future goals, because a few deviate from the only known course leading toward our Aims and Purposes."
Date: February 3, 1955
Creator: Hernandez, F.A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Forrest I. Rettgers to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-06-03]

Description: Letter from Lt. Colonel Forrest I. Rettgers informing Senator Ralph Yarborough that Pfc. John M. Herrera's application for early release to attend summer school had been denied. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Department of the Army, Office of the Secretary of the Army. The letter was stamped by Yarborough's office with the date it was received.
Date: June 3, 1957
Creator: Rettgers, Forrest I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"
Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George G. Badge - 1952-12-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to George G. Badge, Chairman of the Immigrant Labor Committee, Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, dated December 3, 1952. This letter is in reply to Badge's letter of November 29, 1952 inviting Herrera to meet with the committee with regards to the Mexican government blacklisting of Brazoria County. Herrera accepts the invitation and has invited Rodolfo Rodriguez, President of the Freeport LULAC Council, and a representative of the Consul General of Mexico for Texas' office to attend. Herrera also requests that public officials of Brazoria County be in attendance to offer assurances of good faith.
Date: December 3, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-03]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, editor of the LULAC News, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated November 3, 1952. Originally enclosed with the letter was a copy of the LULAC NEWS of Santa Ana, California, which included that council's by-laws. Rodriguez is questioning the by-laws as they appear to include "secession" statements concerning LULAC.
Date: November 3, 1952
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-03]

Description: Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera stating Wirin's satisfaction of the report of the discussions Ralph Guzman had with him in the matter of segregation of Latin Americans in the prisons in Texas. Wirin wishes to give the matter serious consideration.
Date: May 3, 1955
Creator: Wirin, A.L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]

Description: Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Perales, Alonso S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library