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[Affidavit of Support from Manuel Urbina]

Description: Affidavit submitted by Manuel Urbina, and witnessed by Alfonso Pena, in Webb County, Texas. The affidavit states that Urbina is able to support his wife, Irene Salce de Urbina, and their children, and he would like them to live with him in the United States, as they are currently residing in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Date: March 13, 1946
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit signed by Ernesto Herrera - 1948-12-07]

Description: Notarized affidavit regarding two tracts of land owned by Ernesto Jimenez Herrera. One lot is in the Houston Suburban Estates subdivision and the other two lots are in the City Gardens subdivision. Herrera does not claim any of these properties as his homestead. Instead he is leasing his business property at 124 Preston Avenue.
Date: July 12, 1948
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Answer to Motion for Summary Judgement and Affidavit, E & J Travel Bureau, Inc. vs. League of United Latin American Citizens]

Description: Documents include Answer to Motion for Summary Judgement by John J. Herrera and an Affidavit by Manuel Gonzales, both regarding the case of E & J Travel Bureau, Inc. vs. League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gonzales, Manuel & Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

Description: Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.
Date: July 10, 1951
Creator: Cisneros, Abel
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Abraham Rios]

Description: Document signed by Abraham Rios that states he was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Rios had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Abraham
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ernesto Longoria]

Description: Document signed by Ernesto Longoria stating that he was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 2 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Longoria had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Longoria, Ernesto
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ben Rios]

Description: Document signed by Ben Rios who was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1, in Fort Bend County. Rios had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Ben
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Alianza Hispano Americana, Civil Rights Department]

Description: Document describing suit filed in Federal Court at Houston, Texas in behalf of plaintiffs Ben Rios, et al. The suit was sponsored by the Alianza Hispano-Americana. Attorneys for the plaintiffs are John J. Herrera of Houston; Ralph C. Estrada of Tucson; A. L. Wirin and Marshall Ross of Los Angeles.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alianza Hispano Americana
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of affidavit for Matilde Cisneros]

Description: A draft copy of the affidavit for Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales, page one - 1957-11-06]

Description: Document contains the sworn statement from Ernest Rosales. Rosales describes the events related to a fight and a shooting. Statement is notarized by John J. Herrera.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ernest Rosales - 1957-11-06]

Description: Witness testimony giving Ernest Rosales's account of the night of November 1, 1957, describing Rosales and his friends being engaged in a fight with some other men, during which shots were fired. Second page of testimony is not included here.
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Rosales, Ernest
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from John J. Herrera - 1954-07]

Description: An affidavit from John J. Herrera to Lt. General I. D. White. Herrera provides information related to the hardship discharge for Private Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed, notarized; it is dated in July, 1954.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to procure a dependency discharge for her husband. The document contains the signature of Mrs. Cisneros. The name of the Wharton County Notary Public and the exact date in June, 1954 were left blank.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Ben Rios]

Description: Document is a signed statement from Ben Rios who was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Rios had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Ben
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Document signed by Mateo Camarillo who was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1, in Fort Bend County. Camarillo had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas. The document was signed by Mateo Camarillo and Domingo Torres.
Date: unknown
Creator: Camarilo, Mateo
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from George Ramirez]

Description: Document stating that George Ramirez was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Ramirez had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas. This document was also signed by Pete De La Rosa.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ramirez, George
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Description: Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros, sister of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit is to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for Pvt. Abel Cisneros. The document is neither signed nor dated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Matilde Cisneros - 1954]

Description: An affidavit from Matilde Cisneros, mother of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to petition the United States Army for a dependency discharge for her son, Abel Cisneros. The document is not signed.
Date: 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Matilde
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros with her request for a hardship discharge for her husband, Private Abel Cisneros. The document is signed but not dated or notarized in September 1954.
Date: September 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-06-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores listed the family's monthly living expenses and provided information about her medical condition. The document was signed and notarized on June 30, 1954.
Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Angelita Cisneros]

Description: An affidavit from Angelita Cisneros in which she states she is a dependent of Private Abel Cisneros and is making a request for a dependency discharge. The document is neither signed nor notarized.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Angelita
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - 1954-09-30]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. Dolores lists the family's monthly living expenses and provides information about her medical condition. The document is not signed and has John J. Herrera as the Harris County Notary Public.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library