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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1954-05-15]

Description: Letter to Luciano Santoscoy, National Director of Publicity and Editor of LULAC NEWS, from John J. Herrera, describing Herrera's emotions towards the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling supporting the progression towards abolition of Hispanic discrimination in Texas. "The word is beautiful and culminates the heartbreaking efforts of more than a dozen lawyers who worked for more than twenty years to overrule the iron clad opinions of the highest Texas courts."
Date: May 15, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to Albert Armendariz - 1954-04-15]

Description: Letter from Oscar M. Laurel to Albert Armendariz, National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens addressing the reasoning behind the sixty day requirement of the submission of names of candidates running for the office of national president: "To notify the national office sixty days prior to the national convention is merely to appraise all the councils throughout the League of the names of the persons so interested." This resolution was created to help with "the matter of so called 'dark horses' who, by reason of political strategy and maneuver withold until the last minute the placing of their names in nomination."
Date: April 15, 1954
Creator: Laurel, Oscar M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luciano Santoscoy - 1954-05-15]

Description: Letter to Luciano Santoscoy from John J. Herrera. Herrera gives Santoscoy details of the United States Supreme Court vs. Pete Hernandez (the case fighting against the practice of discrimination of Latin Americans from Grand & Petit juries, and as Grand jury commissioners) and the "glorious victory." Herrera tells Santoscoy, "I think you should print the whole decision in LULAC News for our posterity also giving credit to Carlos and Gus for their perseverance work and use of their own funds to the end that the Hernandez case be won." Herrera also tells Santoscoy that he will not be running for National President of LULAC as he plans to run for the Texas Legislature from Harris County. Herrera mentions in the letter the personal phone call from Senator Daniel Price announcing the Hernandez case victory.
Date: May 15, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abel Cisneros - 1954-10-15]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Private Abel Cisneros at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Herrera provides Pvt. Cisneros with updates on the Pete Hernandez case.
Date: October 15, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ben P. Atkinson to Truett Latimer, November 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Ben P. Atkinson to Truett Latimer discussing two life insurance bills up for legislation, the Agents Qualification Bill and the Life Insurance Counselor Bill.
Date: November 15, 1954
Creator: Atkinson, Ben P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer John Brandon, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer John Brandon discussing wanting to meet with Brandon before an early, special session of the Texas legislature to go over a proposed annual pay raise for Texas teachers.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Roy Stockstill, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Roy Stockstill discussing meeting with his school board in regards to a raise for public school teachers coming up for vote in a special called session of the 53rd Texas Legislature.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Grady Hamrick, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Grady Hamrick discussing meeting with his school board regarding a raise for public school teachers coming up for vote in a special called session of the 53rd Texas Legislature.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to LaVern McWhorter, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to LaVern McWhorter discussing wanting to meet with her before an early, special session of the Texas legislature to go over a proposed annual pay raise for Texas teachers.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Frank Coalson, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Frank Coalson discussing attending a school board meeting to ascertain the needs of teachers prior to a special legislative session to be held on teacher salaries.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Aubrey McAuley, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Aubrey McAuley discussing attending a school board meeting to ascertain the needs of teachers prior to a special legislative session to be held on teacher salaries.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Truett Latimer to Mack Fisher, February 15, 1954]

Description: Letter from Truett Latimer to Mack Fisher discussing meeting with his school board regarding a raise for public school teachers coming up for vote in a special called session of the 53rd Texas Legislature.
Date: February 15, 1954
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library