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[Alvord waterworks and sewage resolution]

Description: Resolution by City of Alvord Council to install waterworks and a sewer system.
Date: January 8, 1951
Creator: City Council of the City of Alvord
Partner: Alvord Public Library

[Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company"]

Description: Manila envelope from "the Geizendanner company Houston 6, Texas Advertising" to " Mr. A. P. George Richmond, Texas" postmarked "Houston, Tex. June 13 1951". Four purple 3 cent United States Postage stamps are cancelled in the top right corner. Written in red ink near top left corner: "Cattle Pictures". Eighteen cattle photographs were enclosed in this envelope.
Date: June 13, 1951
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Letter from Witter Bynner to Mary

Description: Correspondence regarding a book order from Doubleday.
Date: August 23, 1951
Creator: Bynner, Witter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Meyer Bodansky to John W. Spies - April 25, 1951]

Description: Letter from Dr. Meyer Bodansky to Dr. John W. Spies, dated April 25, 1951. The letter thanks Dr. Spies for his previous notes sent to him concerning his absence for the Missouri State Medical Association Meeting.
Date: April 25, 1951
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mrs. Felix H. Morales - 1951-07-30]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Mrs. Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas. Herrera provides an explanation for why he disapproves of her request to furnish scripts in advance of the radio broadcasts. He also gives notice that he will no longer handle the LULAC radio program with the KLVL station.
Date: July 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred
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 Arthur R. Gomez to Houston LULAC, page one - 1951-09-14]

Description: Page one of a letter from Arthur R. Gomez of Houston, Texas to LULAC of Houston, Texas, dated September 14, 1951. This is a thank-you letter to Houston LULAC for setting up a scholarship honoring Gomez's brother, Roy Gomez, who died in the service of his country.
Date: September 14, 1951
Creator: Gomez, Arthur R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Arthur R. Gomez to Houston LULAC, page two - 1951-09-14]

Description: Page two of a letter from Arthur R. Gomez of Houston, Texas to LULAC of Houston, Texas, dated September 14, 1951. This is a thank-you letter to Houston LULAC for setting up a scholarship honoring Gomez's brother, Roy Gomez, who died in the service of his country.
Date: September 14, 1951
Creator: Gomez, Arthur R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-19]

Description: Letter with envelope from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo, Director General, Mexican Government Tourist Bureau, to John J. Herrera dated September 19, 1951. The letter is an invitation to Herrera.
Date: September 19, 1951
Creator: del Rio y Cañedo, Francisco
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]

Description: Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention.
Date: September 27, 1951
Creator: Hickman, J. J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members - 1951-12-27]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, National Organizer of LULAC, to LULAC members dated December 27, 1951. This is an invitation to attend the installation of the new Freeport LULAC Council Number 203 on January 30, 1951.
Date: December 27, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to John J. Herrera - 1951-11-06]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC Executive Secretary, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated November 6, 1951. Laurel requests plans for the reorganization of LULAC councils; he mentions a highly publicized divorce in Juarez, Mexico, in which Herrera represented one of the parties; and Laurel asks for legal advice on a question of property ownership in connection with the Bay City LULAC Council.
Date: November 6, 1951
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal - 1951-11-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Willie Carbajal, LULAC District 8 Governor in New Gulf, Texas, dated November 20, 1951. Herrera asks for distribution of an enclosed Proclamation to every LULAC council. This proclamation calls for a District Convention in District Eight, at Wharton, Texas, on December 9, 1951.
Date: November 20, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Proclamation to LULAC District 8 Councils - 1951-11-20]

Description: Proclamation from John J. Herrera, National Organizer of LULAC, to LULAC Councils in District 8, dated November 20, 1951. This proclamation calls for a District Convention in District Eight, at Wharton, Texas, on December 9, 1951.
Date: November 20, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios - 1951-11-23]

Description: Letter and envelope from Richard M. Garza to A. D. Azios of Houston, Texas, dated November 23, 1951. Letter originally included a one dollar payment for services rendered. Garza writes to give his regards to John J. Herrera.
Date: November 23, 1951
Creator: Garza, Richard M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Richard M. Garza - 1951-11-27]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Richard M. Garza of Trinity, Texas, dated November 27, 1951. This letter is in reply to Garza's payment of one dollar, referring to his payment as an annual retainer. The entire letter is a tongue-in-cheek reply to the payment made in jest by Garza.
Date: November 27, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Garcia and John J. Herrera to Houston LULAC members - 1951-12-12]

Description: Letter from Jim Garcia, Chairman of the Houston LULAC Council Christmas Basket Drive, and John J. Herrera, Assistant to the Chairman, to LULAC "Friends," dated December 12, 1951. This letter asks for donations to help with the annual LULAC Christmas Basket Drive.
Date: December 12, 1951
Creator: Garcia, Jim
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to George J. Garza - 1951-12-14]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Assistant Director of the American Council of Spanish Speaking Persons, to George J. Garza, President of LULAC, dated December 14, 1951. This is a request for LULAC's mailing list so that the ACSSP can communicate with the LULAC members.
Date: December 14, 1951
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gene Gutierrez to John J. Herrera - 1951-12-29]

Description: Letter from Gene Gutierrez of LULAC Council Number 184 in Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National Organizer, dated December 29, 1951. Gutierrez requests legal advice following an act of discrimination against one of their LULAC members who was refused service at the Rainbow Inn of Palacios, Texas.
Date: December 29, 1951
Creator: Gutierrez, Gene
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George J. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1951-01-02]

Description: Letter from George J. Garza, LULAC National President, to John J. Herrera, LULAC First Vice-President, dated January 2, 1951. Refers to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council charter delayed in mailing. Also references contact with Manuel Esqueda, the LULAC Regional Governor for California, and a proposed trip to California.
Date: January 2, 1951
Creator: Garza, George J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letters from John J. Herrera to Mrs. Gus Gonzales and Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1951-01-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copies of letters from John J. Herrera dated January 5, 1951. The front page is a draft of a letter to Mrs. Gus Gonzales, President of the Wharton Texas Ladies LULAC Council. This letter is a notification that the charter for their new council has been received and is ready for presentation. The back page contains a draft of a second letter to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Secretary Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas. This is a notification that the date of the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in January, 1951 in Houston, Texas, has been changed to January 27 and 28, 1951. It is also an invitation to Jacob Rodriguez to speak after the speech of welcome at the convention.
Date: January 4, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library