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[Photograph of Old Maid's Convention]

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing on a stage, with a note on the photo indicating that it was taken at an "Old Maid's Convention" in McGregor, Texas. Also attached is a clipping of a newspaper article about the Crain family's upcoming family reunion.
Date: March 11, 1904
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[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

[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 John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez - 1955-05-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to G.C. Martinez of Galveston Council 151, asking Martinez to send a Lulac Program so that Herrera can have the events planned announced over the radio station KLVL. Herrera also asks Martinez to have Brother Cliff Lopez, chaplain of the Bryan Council, give the official prayer at the Convention in Galveston. Herrera tells Martinez of his plans to be a moderator at one of the seminars and mentions that it will be a "tight fight for the National Presidency."
Date: May 19, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Harris County PASO Bulletin, February 6, 1962]

Description: Newsletter for the Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations covering the current news, noting an important meeting in February to select delegates for the convention. There are several reminders to members to pay poll taxes and member dues. John J. Herrera, along with Rafael Moreno, are specifically thanked for their efforts with the LULAC Hour on KLVL urging listeners to pay poll taxes.
Date: February 6, 1962
Creator: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-01]

Description: Letter from Miguel E. Trujillo, LULAC Regional Governor for New Mexico, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated April 1, 1953. Trujillo asks for help from the LULAC National Office to defray expenses. Trujillo also requests photographs of national LULAC officers for the convention program.
Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: Trujillo, Miguel E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to José Maldonado - 1953-05-05]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Dr. José Maldonado, Chairman of the LULAC Convention Committee, dated May 5, 1953. Letter originally had pictures requested by the committee enclosed. The letter lists candidates for positions of National President and Second National Vice-President.
Date: May 5, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from José Maldonado to A. D. Azios - 1953-04-30]

Description: Letter with envelope from José Maldonado, M.D., of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, dated April 30, 1953. Maldonado is officially filing as a candidate for the LULAC National President at National Convention held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 13-14, 1953.
Date: April 30, 1953
Creator: Maldonado, José
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-22]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated January 22, 1952. Laurel conveys the approval of the LULAC Supreme Council for sociological and statistical data contained in the report by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard, entitled, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas." Laurel writes that the council also condemns the false and prejudiced statements attributed to three people interviewed by the sociologists. This report is to be discussed at an upcoming LULAC Convention.
Date: January 22, 1952
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-10-24]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated October 24, 1963. Herrera asks for Connally's answer as to whether he will be the main speaker at the LULAC Convention to be held in Beaumont, Texas,
Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Robert Meja to John J. Herrera - 1948-10-17]

Description: Western Union telegram from Robert Meja, Corresponding Secretary for Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number One, to John J. Herrera, Regional Governor for LULAC, dated October 17, 1948. The Corpus Christi area declines to host the Regional Convention but pledges to attend such convention wherever it may be held.
Date: October 17, 1948
Creator: Meja, Robert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Lee Roy Moreno - 1953-04-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera the LULAC National President, to Lee Roy Moreno of El Campo, Texas, dated April 29, 1953. This letter discusses the candidates for LULAC National President at the upcoming convention, along with travel details for the trip to the convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: April 29, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr. to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-10]

Description: Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr., LULAC National Treasurer, to all LULAC Councils, dated January 10, 1953. This letter is regarding delinquent LULAC Councils under the new constitutional amendment. Non-payment of dues impacts ability of councils to send delegates to the National Convention.
Date: January 10, 1953
Creator: Gomez, Gilbert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr., to LULAC Councils - 1953]

Description: Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr., LULAC National Treasurer, to all LULAC Councils, 1953. The letter serves as a notice to LULAC Councils that are delinquent in their dues that they will be ineligible to send delegates to the upcoming regional and national conventions.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gomez, Gilbert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dennis Chavez - 1946-04-06]

Description: Letter to Senator Dennis Chavez of the United States Senate from John J. Herrera as LULAC Convention Chairman dated April 6, 1946. This is an invitation for Senator Chavez to be the speaker at the 17th National LULAC Assembly to be held June 15 and 16, 1946 in Houston, Texas.
Date: April 6, 1946
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to LULAC members]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to LULAC members, written possibly in 1952, after the LULAC Regional Convention held in January, 1952. This letter was written to clarify LULAC's position concerning the study written by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley."
Date: 1952?
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to LULAC members]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to LULAC members, written possibly in 1952, after the LULAC Regional Convention held in January, 1952. This letter was written to clarify LULAC's position concerning the study written by Lyle Saunders and Olen T. Leonard entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley."
Date: 1952?
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report of the LULAC Convention Committee on a study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas"]

Description: Report by LULAC Committee chaired by Santos de la Paz, and committee members R. E. Austin, Luis Albarado, and O. T. Salinas, appointed by the LULAC Convention to study the report entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The committee recommends disapproval and censure of the report, that a protest be sent to the University of Texas for permitting the printing the report, and the committe deplores what they see as approval of the report by the Texas Regional Convention of LULACs.
Date: 1952?
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Texas diplomatic core

Description: Newspaper article providing details regarding the 1836 Texas Independence Convention and the delegates that were in attendance.
Date: March 2, 1972
Creator: Ashby, Lynn
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library