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[Letter from Luciano Santoscoy to Mary E. Vega - 1955-04-30]

Description: Letter to Mary E. Vega of Kansas City, Missouri, from Luciano Santoscoy April 30, 1955. Santoscoy thanks Vega for her interest in starting a council in the state of Missouri. Santoscoy informs Vega of the fee each month per member, $.50 a member per month. Santoscoy also lets Vega know that he will be sending more information and a copy of the LULAC News publication.
Date: April 30, 1955
Creator: Santoscoy, Luciano
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Texas accomplice law could resurface when Derese testifies in trial

Description: Newspaper clipping containing an article from a 1977 issue of the Houston Post discussing a trial in which Paula Cantrell Derese will testify against Vernon E. McManus regarding a capital murder case. It also gives background about previous instances of the relevant Texas law regarding court appearances by persons implicated in crimes. The reverse side of the clipping includes an article about a highway to be built in Louisiana using clam shells and an advertisement for The Houston Post.
Date: January 30, 1977
Creator: Flynn, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Washington News Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Newsletter from Senator Lyndon B. Johnson giving updates on President Dwight D. Eisenhower's peace plan, budgeting for flood control in Texas, Postmaster vacancies across Texas, the Texas State Society brunch which was attended President and Mrs. Eisenhower, and some "Quickies" including people who had visited Washington, D.C. and an enticement for the Agriculture Department's "Family Fare" cookbook.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Description: Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently.
Date: January 1, 1976
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Houston newsletter, number 11, November 1977]

Description: IMAGE de Houston newsletter, no. 11, November 1977. Announcements include the next monthly meeting, the International Women's Year Conference, appointments to the District Attorney's office, and the Civil Rights Scholarship Fund. Updates from the state organization president and regional conference are also provided. A copy of the November 12, 1977 scholarship fund dance program event schedule is also included.
Date: November 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Houston
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memorandum from Eduardo Pena and Manuel Gonzales to all LULAC National Officers and State Directors - 1976-10-19]

Description: Memorandum from Eduardo Pena, Chairman of the Board LNESC, and Manuel Gonzales, LULAC National President, directed to all LULAC National Officers and State Directors, dated October 19, 1976. The memo is a report on the 1976 effort for the League of United Latin American Citizens National Scholarship Fund for Americans of Spanish origin.
Date: October 19, 1976
Creator: Pena, Eduardo & Gonzales, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed

Description: Newspaper article titled, "LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed" from a 1963 Corpus Christi newspaper. "Volume 54--No. 309" is listed in the heading of the paper. Other articles included in the clipping are titled, "Texan Asks New Trial On Charge of Treason", "Bob Kennedy Arrives in Warsaw for Visit", and "Connally Urges Continued Improvement of Education". John J. Herrera and Paul Andow are pictured.
Date: 1963
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Houston newsletter, number 5, May 1977]

Description: IMAGE de Houston newsletter, no. 5, May 1977. The newsletter gives notice of the next meeting and gives updates on the National IMAGE and LULAC conventions. Other items include: police brutality; bilingual education; PASO annual banquet; news media seminar; special tribute to Houston's Mexican American judges; national IMAGE appointments, and job announcements.
Date: May 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Houston
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

We the Mexican Americans

Description: Pamphlet published by the United States Department of Commerce about the demographics of Mexican Americans. The pamphlet stresses the need for Mexican Americans to participate in the upcoming 1970 United States census. The left side of the document is in English; the right side is in Spanish.
Date: 1970
Creator: Olivàrez, Grace
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955

Description: LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955. This publication contains information relating to LULAC activities and news affecting the LULAC community. On page 14 of this publication, there is a feature of John J. Herrera titled "John J. Herrera direct descendant of Texas Hero." The article is a single column and shows a picture of John J. Herrera at the San Jacinto monument laying down a wreath in honor of the "great contribution that was made by the Latin Americans of Mexican descent in winning the Independence of Texas." According to the article, Herrera was part of the Sons of the Republic of Texas due to his relation to "Pedro Herrera, who fought at San Jacinto, Blas Herrera of Bear County in San Antonio, who was a scout for Sam Houston, and Fransisco Ruiz, alcalde (mayor) of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution, and one of the two native Texas who signed the declaration of Independence."
Date: June 1955
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963

Description: The LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963 is a 12-page magazine produced by the League of United Latin American Citizens in El Paso, Texas. This is the JFK Memorial Edition of the paper remembering the life of John F. Kennedy and mourning his passing. It includes an article about Kennedy's last hours written by John J. Herrera as well as a letter addressed to Jacqueline Kennedy expressing LULAC's condolences. The newspaper includes many pictures of Kennedy at LULAC events.
Date: 1963-11/1963-12
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Newspaper clipping of La Gaceta Mexicana cover page]

Description: Photograph of a La Gaceta Mexicana newspaper cover page from September 15, 1928. Text on clipping is: "La Gaceta Mexicana. Revista Ouincenal. Organo de la libreria Hispano Americano. Houston, Texas, Septiembre 15 de 1928, Num 14. Número Especial de Commemoración de la Independencia. 5c"
Date: September 15, 1928
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 37, Number 1, October-November 1976

Description: LULAC News Magazine, Volume 37, Number 1, October-November 1975. Includes highlights of LULAC's 46th Annual Convention held in Milwaukee. President Gerald Ford is featured on the cover with Manuel Gonzales, LULAC National President.
Date: 1975-10/1975-11
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library