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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-01]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging John J. Herrera's letter from July 28th. Castañeda states that he will send a revised copy of a LULAC resolution and a copy of a speech he made in El Paso. He requests Herrera to tell whoever has complaints of discrimination in employment, classification, or promotion in Houston to write to Castañeda directly of their case, or to Herrera can forward them to Castañeda. Includes LULAC resolution titled, "One for all and all for one."
Date: August 1, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from M. C. Gonzales to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-20]

Description: A letter on League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead to John J. Herrera from M. C. Gonzales dated July 20, 1944. Mr. Gonzales is asking John Herrera to find a U.S. citizen of Mexican descent who wants to vote but is not permitted. There were attorneys willing to volunteer their time in a test case for LULAC.
Date: July 20, 1944
Creator: Gonzales, M. C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Pauline R. Kibbe to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Pauline R. Kibbe, Executive Secretary of Good Neighbor Commission of Texas in Austin, Texas dated August 30, 1944. Copies of the Commission's plan of "Community Organization for Inter-American Understanding" were sent under separate cover to be used by LULAC members in carrying out the program.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Kibbe, Pauline R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Pauline R. Kibbe to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1944-09-01]

Description: A blind carbon copy sent to John J. Herrera of a letter to Jacob I. Rodriguez of The Pan American from Pauline R. Kibbe, Executive Secretary of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas dated September 1, 1944. This letter was written in response to an article in The Pan American reprinting an editorial in the Houston Post about discrimination in Texas. The Good Neighbor Commission plan "Community Organization for Inter-American Understanding" is referenced.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: Kibbe, Pauline R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Percy Foreman to Allen B. Hannay - 1944-09-13]

Description: Recommendation letter from Percy Foreman to Judge Allen B. Hannay, attesting to John J. Herrera's qualifications, character, and potential for success.
Date: September 13, 1944
Creator: Foreman, Percy
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. H. Blades to John J. Herrera - November 21, 1944]

Description: Letter regarding a meeting of the Committee on Admission of the Bar for the purpose of passing on John J. Herrera's applications to practice in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The letter was addressed to four applicants: John J. Herrera, Harold Ramsey Allison, William A. Ballard, and Buford T. Morris, Jr.
Date: November 21, 1944
Creator: Blades, W. H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Erne Buhler to John J. Herrera - 1944-12-07]

Description: Letter declaring that John J. Herrera's Application for Admission to the Bar has been approved by the Bar Committee.
Date: December 7, 1944
Creator: Buhler, Erne
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hal V. Watts to W. H. Blade - 1944-09-19]

Description: Letter regarding John J. Herrera's application to the Committee of the Bar of the Houston Division. Letter outlines the materials included in Herrera's application. Also attached is an envelope addressed to John J. Herrera.
Date: September 19, 1944
Creator: Watts, Hal. V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Percy Foreman to John J. Herrera - 1944-05-13]

Description: Letter from Percy Foreman to John Herrera about discrimination against a sizable portion of Mexican American citizens in Harris county. He requests the names of Mexican American citizens who are qualified voters in Harris County so that they can be eligible for selection as Grand Jurors or Grand Jury Commissioners.
Date: May 13, 1944
Creator: Foreman, Percy
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-10-19]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda informing Castañeda about the change of dates to hold the ceremony for the fallen Latin Americans soldiers from Houston in World War II. This will be held at the City Auditorium on Sunday, November 5th instead of the 12th of November. Herrera has asked the churches hosting the ceremony to have a service on that Sunday, honoring the men and women in service. Representatives of Latin American Clubs , Army and Navy officials, and the American Legion have been invited, as well as the next of kin of the Latin American war heroes who died. Herrera asks Dr. Castañeda if he could attend the ceremony.
Date: October 19, 1944
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-08-11]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda acknowledging receipt of the revised text of the FEPC resolution. Herrera covers the occasion honoring Fernando Salas, the first Latin-American to serve on a Harris County Grand Jury, and a meeting with the new members of LULAC. Herrera would like Carlos Castañeda to come to Houston so that they may discuss the complaints Herrera has received about layoffs affecting Latin Americans, Mexican Americans, and African Americans.
Date: August 11, 1944
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-07-22]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, asking him about the resolution and whether it was adopted. Castañeda wished to have a copy of it in its final form. Written in pencil at the bottom left corner: "apologize."
Date: July 22, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-14]

Description: Telegram sent from Carlos E. Castañeda through Western Union to John J. Herrera informing Herrera that Castañeda will be arriving in Houston on Thursday morning. Castañeda invites Herrera to have breakfast with him at 7:30 a.m. and meet him at the Rice Hotel desk.
Date: August 14, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John J. Herrera - 1944-09-28]

Description: Letter from W. Don Ellinger to John H. Herrera mentioning that Ellinger had met with Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda, and requested Castañeda to arrange a talk with the witnesses in the Brown Shipyards matter at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 2, 1944.
Date: September 28, 1944
Creator: Ellinger, Don W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Hererra - 1944-01-23]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Carlos E. Castañeda about the outcome of the Shell Oil Company case concerning discrimination against Mexicans and Latin Americans. Castañeda also asks Herrera to contact Mr. Fridge and ask Fridge to send the complete transcript of the hearing. He was curious to know about the recommendations he had written for Herrera's sister-in-law.
Date: January 23, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-10-28]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera accepting his invitation to give a speech at the program on November 5. Castañeda mentions the title of his speech: "The Last Measure of Devotion."
Date: October 28, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-24]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera to send the complete and detailed statements of the complaints regarding discriminatory lay-offs of Mexican and Latin American employees at the Brown Shipyard.
Date: August 24, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-11-15]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañedato John J. Herrera urging Herrera to keep in contact with Latin Americans in Houston and its vicinity, and let them know that Castañeda and Herrera will help them if they are discriminated against in any manner.
Date: November 15, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1944-12-31]

Description: Copy of a letter sent to Carlos E. Castañeda by John J. Herrera asking for a recommendation letter for his sister-in-law, Ruth Hortencia Cisneros, to teach English in to primary students in Catholic schools in Mexico.
Date: December 31, 1944
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1944-08-30]

Description: Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera, enclosing a copy of the Senate Bill S 2048, which will prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, creed, color, national origin or ancestry. He is also enclosing a copy of pamphlet on "How the FEPC Operates."
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Kenneth Krahl to John J. Herrera - 1944-02-17]

Description: Letter from Kenneth Krahl, secretary of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, to John J. Herrera, printed on organizational letterhead and dated February 17, 1944. The letter extends an invitation to join the Sons of the Republic of Texas to Herrera's two brothers in the armed services.
Date: February 17, 1944
Creator: Krahl, Kenneth
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library