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[Letter A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to LULAC councils and officers dated April 24, 1953. The letter details the requirements and filing deadline for candidates running for the office of LULAC National President. This is a returned copy signed by G. C. Martinez of Council #15 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Martin Hayes Bickham to John J. Herrera - 1950-06-20]

Description: Letter from Martin Hayes Bickham to John J. Herrera, dated June 20, 1950. Correspondence from Bickham, Methodist minister, civil rights activist and civil liberties advocate, to set up a meeting with LULAC councils on his trip through Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
Date: June 20, 1950
Creator: Bickham, Martin Hayes
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from L. E. Cowling to Truett Latimer, January 30, 1953]

Description: Letter from L. E. Cowling to Truett Latimer discussing opposition from many to an Insurance Policy Approval Bill, as it would give more authority to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners rather than the State Insurance Department.
Date: January 30, 1953
Creator: Cowling, L. E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Willard Cox to Joe Childers, November 24, 1952]

Description: Letter from Willard Cox to Joe Childers discussing traveling to San Saba with Childers' previous letter to speak with a man named Reuben about Truett Latimer.
Date: November 24, 1952
Creator: Cox, Willard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from C.E. Detmold to Edward Trelawny - January 8, 1842]

Description: Letter from C. E. Detmold in New York to Edward Trelawny at Putney Hill near London. It discusses his fears for Thomas Falconer's safety as he has heard that the "Texian" Santa Fe Expedition had been captured by Mexican forces and touches on British Whig finance politics. Detmold is Christian Edward Detmold (see Wikipedia article) and Trelawny is John Edward Trelawny the English biographer, novelist, adventurer and friend of the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.
Date: January 8, 1842
Creator: Detmold, C. E. (Christian Edward), 1810-1887
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from James Baily Dickey to Katie Harshbarger, July 21, 1918]

Description: Letter to Katie Harshbarger from James Dickey from Camp Cody in New Mexico. Dickey says he misses girls from Sadler, Texas, that he hasn't seen any other boys sent to the Camp from Sadler, and that he apologizes for his poor writing.
Date: July 21, 1918
Creator: Dickey, James Baily
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Douglass]

Description: A letter from Ralph Douglass to Carl B. Compton about the Taos summer school.
Date: February 9, 1940
Creator: Douglass, Ralph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ernest Eguia to LULAC members - 1953-04-29]

Description: Letter from Ernest Eguia, LULAC National Secretary, to all LULAC members, dated April 29, 1953. Announcement that a chartered bus will be available for LULAC members to travel to the LULAC National Convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 11, 1953.
Date: April 29, 1953
Creator: Eguia, Ernest
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Thomas Falconer to Alfred Austin]

Description: Letter from Thomas Falconer to "My dear Austin" in London. The letter was written in the third month of Falconer's captivity and posted from San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The letter recounts how he became part of the Santa Fe Expedition in June 1841 and narrates his experiences during the expedition. Falconer states that he was falsely told that the expedition was for trade when in fact its purpose was to capture Santa Fe. The letter describes his companions; the decline of Santa Fe's importance for trade; problems with the route and guides; lack of food; a camp fire that becomes a prairie fire; buffalo; and Indian attacks, scalpings, and deaths. A typed transcript of this letter is also available via the Portal to Texas History.
Date: January 12, 1842
Creator: Falconer, Thomas
Partner: Southwestern University

[Typed transcript of letter from Thomas Falconer to Alfred Austin]

Description: Letter from Thomas Falconer to "My dear Austin" in London. The letter was written in the third month of Falconer's captivity and posted from San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The letter recounts how he became part of the Santa Fe Expedition in June 1841 and narrates his experiences during the expedition. Falconer states that he was falsely told that the expedition was for trade when in fact its purpose was to capture Santa Fe. The letter describes his companions; the decline of Santa Fe's importance for trade; problems with the route and guides; lack of food; a camp fire that becomes a prairie fire; buffalo; and Indian attacks, scalpings, and deaths. The original handwritten letter is also available via the Portal to Texas History.
Date: January 12, 1842
Creator: Falconer, Thomas
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Claude S. Fernandez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-29]

Description: Letter from Claude S. Fernandez, LULAC District Governor of Carlsbad, New Mexico, to John J. Herrera, dated December 29, 1952. The letter provides the location of the LULAC Supreme Council meeting to be held at the Crawford Hotel in Carlsbad, New Mexico, on January 17 and 18, 1953.
Date: December 29, 1952
Creator: Fernandez, Claude S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ardis Gaither to Mr. Rigdon Edwards, November 3, 1973]

Description: Letter from Ardis Gaither to Mr. Rigdon Edwards discussing the possibility of making a documentary about the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The letter also includes Gaither's business card for Blue Sky Productions Inc.
Date: November 3, 1973
Creator: Gaither, Ardis
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-07]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 7, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray A. Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Fidel Davila. The message indicates that the audit of the LULAC Abrazar Project is being compiled without his input as Davila has not responded to the request for information.
Date: December 7, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mailgram from Ray A. Gano to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-12-07]

Description: Mailgram addressed to Manuel Gonzales and dated December 7, 1976. The message confirms a mailgram from Ray . Gano, Abrazar Project Task Force Chairman, to Fred Ochoa. The message indicates that the audit of the LULAC Abrazar Project is being compiled without his input as Ochoa has not responded to the request for information.
Date: December 7, 1976
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Azios - 1953-05-01]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, dated May 1, 1953. Herrera is filing as a candidate for re-election to the office of LULAC National President, subject to the National Convention at Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 12-14, 1953.
Date: May 1, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Claude Fernandez - 1952-08-01]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Claude Fernandez, LULAC District Governor in Carlsbad, New Mexico, dated August 1, 1952. The letter originally had as an enclosure the charter for the Artesia LULAC Ladies Council Number 211.
Date: August 1, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Henry V. Velez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Henry V. Velez of San Angelo, Texas, dated January 8, 1953. Herrera writes regarding the startup of a LULAC council in San Angelo, and he plans a visit to San Angelo as part of a trip itinerary including Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ivey Gonzalez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau, Police Department, Wichita Falls, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera inquires about setting up a meeting to discuss LULAC and possibly organizing a LULAC council in Wichita, Falls. Herrera mentions the eight new councils set up so far in his presidency of LULAC: El Paso; Port Arthur; Wharton; Seguin; Smeltertown, and Victoria, Texas; and Deming and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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

[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 John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1953-02-06]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Luciano Santoscoy, President of El Paso LULAC Council Number 132 of El Paso, Texas, dated February 6, 1953. The letter contains a very frank discussion of problems encountered with LULAC councils and council members. Herrera indicates that he would like to run again for LULAC National President and discusses his vision for the further development of the organization in other states.
Date: February 6, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library