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[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 9, 1953. Herrera recommends that LULAC endorse Frank M. Pinedo of Austin for a position within the Attorney General's office.
Date: March 9, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to Ivey Gonzalez - 1952-12-20]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Publicity Director, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Wichita Falls Police Department Identification Bureau, dated December 20, 1952. Rodriguez inquires about reviving the LULAC Council in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor in Austin, Texas dated January 12, 1953. Herrera writes that he will seek re-election as LULAC National President and asks Pinedo to consider running for re-election as LULAC Texas Regional Governor. Herrera mentions Jake Rodriguez's trip to Mexico on behalf of George Strake's bid for United States Ambassador to Mexico. The letter also includes travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas, to visit groups interested in reviving LULAC councils. Post-script notes thatHerrera had received an invitation to Governor Allan Shivers Inaugaural Reception.
Date: January 12, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mrs. Pomposo Vega - 1953-01-30]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Mrs. Pomposo Vega, President of the Deming Ladies LULAC Council Number 224, Deming, New Mexico, dated January 30, 1953. Herrera explains a mixup in assigning new LULAC council numbers and sets out schedule for paying dues.
Date: January 30, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-15]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Past National President, dated June 15, 1953. Rodriguez addresses Herrera's defeat for re-election as LULAC National President and expresses appreciation for work done during Herrera's tenure as president. Rodriguez also mentions outstanding LULAC News bills which include Munguia printers who printed the newsletter.
Date: June 15, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gilbert Munguia and A. Salinas to Regional LULAC Governor, Houston, Texas - 1949-01-17]

Description: Letter from Gilbet Munguia, Treasurer LULAC Council 242, and A. Salinas, District Number 2 Secretary, to Regional Governor dated January 17, 1949. This was to certify the credentials of Gabe Garcia to attend the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Houston, Texas, on January 29 and 30, 1949.
Date: January 17, 1949
Creator: Munguia, Gilbert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Contract with American Federation of Musicians Local 644 and Houston LULAC Council - March 25, 1953]

Description: Contract with American Federation of Musicians Local 644 by John J. Herrera of the Houston LULAC Council, dated March 25, 1953. The contract is written for Ralph Galvan and nine vocalists/musicians to perform on April 12, 1953 at the City Auditorium of Houston, Texas on April 12, 1953.
Date: March 25, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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 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 Jacob I. Rodriguez to A. G. Betancourt - 1953-04-06]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Publicity Director, to A. G. Betancourt of Brownsville, Texas dated April 6, 1953. This letter indicates that a group of Betancourt's friends is interested in organizing a LULAC council.in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: April 6, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joseph Rios to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-21]

Description: Letter from Joseph Rios, President of Pan American College, San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 21, 1953. Rios acknowledges M. A. Urbina of Pan American College will be speaking at the upcoming LULAC convention.
Date: January 21, 1953
Creator: Rios, Joseph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-05]

Description: Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., Wharton County Attorney, to John J. Herrera, dated January 5, 1953. Rust notifies Herrera of the date and time of the Grand Jury hearing regarding conduct of an Officer Sifford. Rust invites Herrera to be a witness at this hearing.
Date: January 5, 1953
Creator: Rust, Lloyd G., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-16]

Description: Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo, LULAC Regional Governor for New Mexico, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated November 16, 1952. Trujillo refers to Herrera's visits to the New Mexico LULAC councils and relates plans for the upcoming convention. Trujillo also briefly references the Pecos School Board segregation issue.
Date: November 16, 1952
Creator: Trujillo, Miguel E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector P.Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1952-11-14]

Description: Letter from Hector P. Garcia, M.D., Chairman of Board of Directors, American GI Forum, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated November 14, 1952. Garcia inquires about LULAC's involvement in the Pecos School Board issue. Garcia also congratulates Herrera for his work as LULAC National President.
Date: November 14, 1952
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report from Albert Armendariz to John J. Herrera and LULAC members regarding Pecos School Board hearing - 1953]

Description: Report on the Pecos School Board hearing written by Albert Armendariz, LULAC First National Vice-President, to the John J. Herrera and LULAC convention members with handwritten date of 1953. The report gives background of the Pecos School Board segregation of students of Latin American descent and covers board meetings and hearings with the State Commissioner of Education. Almendariz also lists expenses incurred while pursuing the case.
Date: 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library