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[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 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 John J. Herrera to George J. Garza - 1951-01-22]

Description: Signed carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to George J. Garza, LULAC National President, dated January 22, 1951. The letter provides notification of a new LULAC Council organized in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 21, 1951. Herrera lists provisional officers and members. Herrera next visited Palacios, Texas, and presented the charter to the new Palacios LULAC Council. Herrera also confirms delivery of charter to the Wharton Ladies LULAC Council.
Date: January 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: January 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Editor, Palacios Beacon - 1951-01-30]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Editor, Palacios Beacon, Palacios, Texas, dated January 30, 1951. Herrera requests the Palacios Beacon to print an article about the new Palacios LULAC Council, listing the officers and members. Herrera also mentions the upcoming District LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: January 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James L. Owens to John J. Herrera - 1951-04-16]

Description: Letter from James L. Owens, Secretary of the Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 16, 1951. Owens askes for names of firms and individuals practicing discrimination in Matagorda County in order to help correct such discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals.
Date: April 16, 1951
Creator: Owens, James L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James L. Owens - 1951-04-18]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to James L. Owens, Secretary, Tres-Palacios Farmers and Cattlemens' Association, Palacios, Texas, dated April 18, 1951. Herrera is replying to Owens's letter asking for help to amend discriminatory practices against Mexican Nationals in Matagorda County. Herrera offers to meet personally with Owens and also encloses program and invitation to Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Palacios on April 22, 1951.
Date: April 18, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library