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[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1954-11-11]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson sending his regrets that John J. Herrera was unable to attend a testimonial banquet due to injuries and inviting Herrera to write to him again if he needs anything else in the future. The letter is typed on letterhead for the United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader in Washington, D.C.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy."
Date: April 23, 1958
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Graham Arthur Barden - 1951-08-31]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, National Organizer of LULAC, to Graham Barden, Chairman, Committee on Child Labor and Education, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., dated August 31, 1951. It is also copied to Texas Congressman Albert Thomas. LULAC opposes any change in the Federal Child Labor Laws. Texas ranchers and agricultural interests are trying to change the law to allow children of school age to work in the cotton fields during school hours.
Date: August 31, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-06]

Description: Letter from Congressman Albert Thomas, Eighth District, Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 6, 1951. This letter acknowledges receipt of the copy of Herrera's letter to Congressman Graham Arthur Barden concerning changes in the Federal Child Labor Law. Thomas indicates his willingness to speak to Barden on the issue.
Date: September 6, 1951
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Charles F. Willis, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-12]

Description: Letter from Charles F. Willis, Jr., Special Assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated February 12, 1953. A thank you letter from President Eisenhower on behalf of LULAC's recommendation of Dr. George W. Strake for appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.
Date: February 12, 1953
Creator: Willis, Charles F., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1953-04-28]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Senator Price Daniel of Texas, dated April 28, 1953. Herrera acknowledges the receipt of Senator Daniel's letter and offer to obtain three United States flags that were to be flown over the Capitol building. These flags were to be purchased for three of the Texas LULAC councils.
Date: April 28, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1953-05-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Senator Price Daniel of Texas, dated May 16, 1953. This letter was sent with a check enclosed to purchase flags flown over the Capitol which will be presented to four LULAC councils in Texas.
Date: May 16, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1953-05-04]

Description: Letter from Senator Price Daniel to John J. Herrera dated May 4, 1953. This letter includes the cost of flags flown over the Capitol and information about payment and letters of certification. These flags are to be presented to new LULAC Councils in Texas.
Date: May 4, 1953
Creator: Daniel, Price
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Neville G. Penrose to John J. Herrera, page one - 1953-06-09]

Description: Letter from Neville G. Penrose, Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated June 9, 1953 on official letterhead. Penrose outlines the philosophy of the Good Neighbor Commission and how they so closely parallel the aims of LULAC. Penrose asks for continued partnership with LULAC to accomplish the improvement of the economic and sociological life of Texas' Spanish speaking people.
Date: June 9, 1953
Creator: Penrose, Neville G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Neville G. Penrose to John J. Herrera, page two - 1953-06-09]

Description: Letter from Neville G. Penrose, Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated June 9, 1953. Penrose outlines the philosophy of the Good Neighbor Commission and how they so closely parallel the aims of LULAC. Penrose asks for continued partnership with LULAC to accomplish the improvement of the economic and sociological life of Texas' Spanish speaking people.
Date: June 9, 1953
Creator: Penrose, Neville G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Neville G. Penrose to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Neville G. Penrose, Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated June 9, 1953. Penrose outlines the philosophy of the Good Neighbor Commission and how they so closely parallel the aims of LULAC. Penrose asks for continued partnership with LULAC to accomplish the improvement of the economic and sociological life of Texas' Spanish speaking people.
Date: June 9, 1953
Creator: Penrose, Neville G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1953-07-23]

Description: Copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Immediate Past National President, to Senator Price Daniel, dated July 23, 1953. Herrera sends an invitation to Senator Daniel to attend the Fort Worth LULAC Council meeting on August 2, 1953 to present the flag flown over Capitol to the council members.
Date: July 23, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Lynn to Price Daniel - 1953-05-21]

Description: Letter from David Lynn, Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C., to Senator Price Daniel dated May 21, 1953. This letter certifies that the enclosed flag was flown over the United States Capitol. A handwritten note, initialed by John J. Herrera, states that the flag was presented to the Ft. Worth LULAC Council Number 231.
Date: May 21, 1953
Creator: Lynn, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Albert Thomas - 1958-01-14]

Description: Letter to Congressman Albert Thomas from John J. Herrera, dated January 14, 1958. Herrera asks Thomas if he could assist League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 in obtaining either the plaque or the bell from the Liberty Ship named after Benito Juarez and if it could be presented by Thomas to LULAC at the start of Thomas's campaign.
Date: January 14, 1958
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Walter C. Ford to Albert Thomas - 1958-01-24]

Description: Letter from Walter C. Ford, Acting Maritime Administrator, to Albert Thomas, Congressman in the House of Representatives, dated received on January 25, 1958. The letter indicates that the SS Benito Juarez was sold "for registration under the Indian flag" and the bell and plaque remain with the ship.
Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: Ford, Walter C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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
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