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[Letter from M. C. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1956-05-09]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from M.C. Gonzalez, dated May 9, 1956 asking Herrera to endorse Gonzalez and support him as he runs for office of the National President of LULAC. Gonzalez was the presenter of the nomination speech for National President for John J. Herrera.
Date: May 9, 1956
Creator: Gonzales, M. C.
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 Magdaleno Lopez to J. B. Casas - 1956]

Description: Letter from Magdaleno Lopez of Council Number 290 to J. B. Casas requesting Herrera's presence at the Installation Banquet of Council Number 290 as well as the East Chicago Ladies Council Number 294. The Installation Banquet is to take place at the Gary, Indiana Gary Hotel on December 9, 1956 at 7:00 PM.
Date: 1956
Creator: Lopez, Magdaleno
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"
Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Moss - 1956-12-31]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Moss of the District Attorney's Office reiterating his declaration that he has refused to defend Texas J. Foster in an upcoming case.
Date: December 31, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ernesto Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1956-03-23]

Description: Personal letter from Ernesto Herrera to John J. Herrera. Ernesto asks his brother John to look into Armando Gonzalez for him.
Date: March 23, 1956
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Hector Garcia - 1956-11-26]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera replying to Hector Garcia's letter, stating that Herrera will contact other American G.I. Forum members in Houston for the convention issue of G.I. Forum for 1954 and other issues that he had asked for. Herrera has one issue which is battered and dirty. However, Garcia is welcome to use it.
Date: November 26, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector Garcia to John J. Herrera -1956-11-19]

Description: Letter from Hector Garcia to John J. Herrera, requesting him to send copies of the magazine issues for the GI Forum Convention held in Houston from July 16-18, 1954.
Date: November 19, 1956
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James DeAnda - 1956-02-13]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to James DeAnda, about the cases appearing in the latest issue of South Western Reporter, 285, S.W. 2nd, No. 1, pages 1-320, issue 1956. Herrera also writes about the Texas Regional Convention of LULAC to be held in Corpus Christi on 18th and 19th February, and requests DeAnda to make proper arrangements for welcoming the past National President of the League.
Date: February 13, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library