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[Letter from Henri Pepper to Tami O'Bannion, August 29, 1987]

Description: Letter from Henri Pepper to Tami O'Bannion informing her that the museum will not be giving any of their artifacts and providing a list of other women who may be able to help.
Date: August 29, 1987
Creator: Pepper, Henri Elizabeth
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr.]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. requesting further information and clarification of Senator Rogers Kelley's and LULAC's reactions to "WHO will assume the responsibility of seeing that Mexican-American citizens in the Valley qualify as voters." Idar, Jr. writes: "it is incumbent that we be informed if the LULAC meeting in Harlingen endorsed the words of Senator Kelley and if such endorsement is in line with basic LULAC policy."
Date: unknown
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from John J. Herrera to Reynaldo Garza]

Description: Western Union telegram from John J. Herrera to Reynaldo Garza, inviting Garza to be the main speaker at the LULAC State Convention Banquet in Lubbock, Texas on May 8th [year unspecified].
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from John J. Herrera to Reynaldo Garza]

Description: Western Union telegram from John J. Herrera to Reynaldo Garza, inviting Garza to be the main speaker at the LULAC State Convention Banquet in Lubbock, Texas on May 8th [year unspecified].
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of Three Letters Concerning a Mine, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for three letters written in 1829. The first is from Samuel M. Williams to Joseph White, concerning his attempts to acquire the rights to a silver and lead mine. The second is a receipt from Joseph White, and the third informs Williams of the things he must do to affirm his ownership of the mine.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to M. M. Hale - 1965-05-10]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough recommending to United States Marshal M. M. Hale a Jesus E. Garcia for a Deputy Marshal. The letter notes a blind carbon copy sent to John J. Herrera, who is presumably the one alluded to who gave a high recommendation of Garcia to Yarborough.
Date: May 10, 1965
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jack Skaggs - 1962-10-27]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to Jack Skaggs discussing planning for the John Connally for Governor campaign. Herrera informs Skaggs of the Spanish-language tapes Herrera left for Skaggs to potentially use on the radio and offers his services as a speaker to the Latino people in the Harlingen area if needed.
Date: October 27, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose O. Garza to John J. Herrera - 1956-11-02]

Description: Letter from Jose O. Garza, District Governor, District Number 13 to John J. Herrera dated November 2, 1956. Garza expresses to Herrera his distaste of combining the name of LULAC with politics. Garza explains to Herrera that some "printed leaflets" that were sent out with "yours and Mr. Felix Tijerinas's point of views" did the opposite of what LULAC represented, which was create a separation from the Anglo community instead of an integration and equality. "This is the frequent and calculated way that you use the word "LATINOS" [...] This classification that you give our people only serves to weaker the bonds we seek to tie with our anglo conpatriots." Garza goes on to say, "Inasmuch as we encourage our members to partake of politics as individuals, we will not partake of any politics as an organization."
Date: November 2, 1956
Creator: Garza, Jose O.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - December 27, 1955]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas, to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera to make a five minute radio tape to address the poll tax rallies in January in each of the three Valley counties.
Date: December 27, 1955
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-06]

Description: Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's support for the nomination of his friend Oscar Laurel from Council Number 12 of Laredo, Texas for the office of President General of the League. Vela writes, "may I be permitted to respectfully request your aid and influence in behalf of my personal friend Oscar Laurel." Towards the bottom of the letter, there is a portion in Spanish that reads: "...please command me. As they say at the border, I request this of you as a man and as a good friend, and remember that one favor with another favor is repaid."
Date: June 6, 1955
Creator: Vela, Manuel G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez - 1955]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a welcome letter from Frank M. Pinedo to A. R. Vasquez, New Harlingen League of United Latin American Citizens, welcoming Vasquez and the Council to LULAC. Pinedo gives details and explanations about next steps and what is expected from the newly formed Council of Harlingnen LULAC council to the National Office (i.e. charter fees, minutes).
Date: March 28, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J.R. Lujan to John J. Herrera - 1955-03-05]

Description: Letter from J.R. Lujan to John J. Herrera. Lujan invites John J. Herrera, along with his wife Olivia, as guests of honor to the League of United Latin American Citizens Charter Installation of Officers Banquet. Lujan states that he has lined up Frank M. Pinedo, Rogers Kelley and Joe Kilgore as speakers.
Date: March 5, 1955
Creator: Lujan, J. R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. G. Betancourt - 1953-04-29]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to A. G. Betancourt, Attorney At Law in Brownsville, Texas, dated April 29, 1953. Herrera encourages Betancourt to organize a LULAC council in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: April 29, 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 Truett Latimer to J. J. Jaudon, March 18, 1953]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to J. J. Jaudon discussing Jaudon's opposition to the House Bill 24, intended to regulate fishing in Laguna Madre, its current status within the legislative process, and Latimer's intentions to give if earnest consideration.
Date: March 18, 1953
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from John W. Etheredge to Truett Latimer, March 13, 1953]

Description: Letter from John W. Etheredge to Truett Latimer discussing the state of fish populations in Laguna Madre and encouraging him to vote in fave House Bill 24 to stop the use of netting in the lake.
Date: March 13, 1953
Creator: Etheredge, John W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library