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[Letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca describing in detail the accomplishments of his trip to Washington, "The exclusion of our people from serving on petit, grand juries and as grand jury commissioners goes to the very fundamentals that we, of LULAC hold dear [...] The case was argued [...] we were very well received [...] This is the first time in the history of our people that a case involving the civil rights of Latin Americans has been heard by the Supreme Court of the United States."
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

Description: Attachment to a letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca where at the request of Machuca, Herrera summarizes his accomplishments as National President of LULAC. This attachment includes mention of the increase in the expansion of the organization as well as council formation, widespread increase in LULAC awareness, LULAC's involvement with the fight against the Pecos Texas School segregation and collaboration with other Latin American organizations.
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J.C. Machuca to John J. Herrera - 1954-01-19]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from J.C. Machuca apologizing for the imposition of a previous request (which is not specified) in a previous letter. Machuca expresses a sense of subtle urgency in his request to Herrera and goes on to thank Herrera for his guidance for the publication of the February 1954 issue of LULAC NEWS.
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Machuca, J.C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J.C. Machuca to John J. Herrera - 1954-01-21]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from J.C. Machuca extending Machuca's congratulations to Herrera for being sworn in by the Supreme Court of the United States granting him the right to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States. Machuca acknowledges and appreciates Herrera's cooperation and collaboration on providing documents that Machuca requested in a previous letter and expresses that they will be turned over to Director of Publicity, Mr. Luciano Santoscoy. Machuca promises a prompt return of a publicity picture that was sent to Machuca in a previous correspondence from Herrera.
Date: January 21, 1954
Creator: Machuca, J.C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fred Okrand to John J. Herrera - 1954-01-29]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand on behalf of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand, Attorneys at Law, to John J. Herrera concerning the housing segregation matter in Houston, Texas. Okrand asks Herrera to provide him some facts regarding this case.
Date: January 29, 1954
Creator: Okrand, Fred
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Harvey Rosenberg - 1954-01-22]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Harvey Rosenberg, thanking Rosenberg for being swearing in Herrera and Gus Garcia to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Herrera asks Rosenberg to send the complete transcript of the Pedro Hernandez case, as Herrera is commissioned to write a history on it.
Date: January 22, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library