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[Funeral announcement for José de la Luz Sáenz]

Description: Announcement with details about the funeral for José de la Luz Sáenz, who passed away at the age of 64. Sent in an envelope to John J. Herrera
Date: April 15, 1953
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to readers of American GI Forum News Bulletin - 1953-10]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, to readers of their News Bulletin, dated October, 1953. Notification of $1.00 yearly subscription rate being instituted for the News Bulletin as of October 1, 1953.
Date: October 1953
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Rebecca B. Flores - 1953-10-07]

Description: Copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to Rebecca B. Flores, c/o Neville G. Pensore in Fort Worth, Texas, dated October 7, 1953. Herrera answers Flores' inquiry about establishing a new women's council.
Date: October 7, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC Officers - 1953-05-22]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all national, regional and district officers of LULAC, dated May 22, 1953. The letter reminds officers to attend the upcoming national LULAC Convention on June 12-14, 1953, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Date: May 22, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr. to LULAC Councils - 1953-05-08]

Description: Letter from Gilbert Gomez, LULAC National Treasurer, to all LULAC Councils, dated May 8,1953. Notice of upcoming LULAC National Convention on June 12-14, 1953 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Reminder that councils with unpaid dues will not be eligible to seat delegates at the convention.
Date: May 8, 1953
Creator: Gomez, Gilbert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC Officers - 1953-05-06]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all national, regional, district, and local LULAC officers, dated May 6, 1953. The letter contains a proclamation calling for a meeting of the LULAC Supreme Council on May 17, 1953 at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas.
Date: May 6, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to candidates for office of LULAC National President - 1953-05-02]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all candidates running for office of LULAC National President dated May 2, 1953. This is a revised master roster list of all candidates who filed by the deadline with the LULAC National Executive Secretary.
Date: May 2, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ernest Eguia to LULAC members - 1953-04-29]

Description: Letter from Ernest Eguia, LULAC National Secretary, to all LULAC members, dated April 29, 1953. Announcement that a chartered bus will be available for LULAC members to travel to the LULAC National Convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 11, 1953.
Date: April 29, 1953
Creator: Eguia, Ernest
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to candidates for office of LULAC National President - 1953-05-02]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all candidates running for office of LULAC National President dated May 2, 1953. This is a revised master roster list of all candidates who filed by the deadline with the LULAC National Executive Secretary.
Date: May 2, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC members - 1953-04-24]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC National Executive Secretary, to all LULAC members, dated April 24, 1953. Contains details about interested candidates filing for position of LULAC National President. Includes dates, times, mailing address, and deadlines.
Date: April 24, 1953
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-27]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National Prseident to all LULAC Councils, dated January 27,1953. Per complaints received at the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting about not receiving the LULAC News, Herrera asks for updated master mailing lists. Herrera discusses re-installation of members in San Angelo LULAC Men's Council Number 129; encourages council members to pay dues so they are eligible to attend the upcoming conventions; and mentions the court case of George Sanchez of Palacios, Texas and an upcoming meeting with the Commissioner of Education regarding the Pecos Segregated Mexican School case.
Date: January 27, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr. to all LULAC Councils - 1953-01-10]

Description: Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr., LULAC National Treasurer, to all LULAC Councils, dated January 10, 1953. This letter is regarding delinquent LULAC Councils under the new constitutional amendment. Non-payment of dues impacts ability of councils to send delegates to the National Convention.
Date: January 10, 1953
Creator: Gomez, Gilbert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC Officers - 1953-01-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC Officers, dated January 7, 1953. Proclamation to all LULAC officers calling a meeting of the LULAC Supreme Council on January 17-18, 1953 in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Date: January 7, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Leerie R. Giese to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-06]

Description: Letter from Leerie R. Giese, Manager of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated January 6, 1953. Cover letter for copy of letter of introduction for Miss Ramona Martinez on her trip to Mexico.
Date: January 6, 1953
Creator: Giese, Leerie R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Leerie R. Giese to Whom It May Concern - 1953-01-05]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from Leerie R. Giese, Manager of the Brazoria County Chamber of Commerce in Angleton, Texas to Whom It May Concern, dated January 5, 1953. Copy of a letter of introduction for Miss Ramona Martinez on her trip to Mexico.
Date: January 5, 1953
Creator: Giese, Leerie R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Ortiz - 1953-01-08]

Description: Copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President to Joe Ortiz of Fort Worth, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera offers to travel to Fort Worth, Dallas and Wichita Falls to help organize LULAC councils for these areas.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Henry V. Velez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Henry V. Velez of San Angelo, Texas, dated January 8, 1953. Herrera writes regarding the startup of a LULAC council in San Angelo, and he plans a visit to San Angelo as part of a trip itinerary including Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ivey Gonzalez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Ivey Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau, Police Department, Wichita Falls, Texas dated January 8, 1953. Herrera inquires about setting up a meeting to discuss LULAC and possibly organizing a LULAC council in Wichita, Falls. Herrera mentions the eight new councils set up so far in his presidency of LULAC: El Paso; Port Arthur; Wharton; Seguin; Smeltertown, and Victoria, Texas; and Deming and Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1953-01-08]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Editor of the LULAC News, dated January 8, 1953. Requests a speedy printing of the next LULAC News newsletter. Herrera discusses upcoming LULAC events in Victoria, Texas, and travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas. Herrera also mentions writing to Ivey Gonzalez of Wichita Falls, Texas and Joe Ortiz of Fort Worth about organizing councils in these cities.
Date: January 8, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1953-01-12]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Frank M. Pinedo, LULAC Texas Regional Governor in Austin, Texas dated January 12, 1953. Herrera writes that he will seek re-election as LULAC National President and asks Pinedo to consider running for re-election as LULAC Texas Regional Governor. Herrera mentions Jake Rodriguez's trip to Mexico on behalf of George Strake's bid for United States Ambassador to Mexico. The letter also includes travel plans for Carlsbad, New Mexico and San Angelo, Texas, to visit groups interested in reviving LULAC councils. Post-script notes thatHerrera had received an invitation to Governor Allan Shivers Inaugaural Reception.
Date: January 12, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-13]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo (signed "Julius"), Secretary of LULAC Council Number 188 of Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 13, 1953. Castillo invites Herrera to attend the Fort Bend County Round Up with Council Number 188 members.
Date: January 13, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Proclamation by John J. Herrera to LULAC Officers - 1953]

Description: Proclamation from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC officers calling a meeting of the Supreme Council of LULAC in Carlsbad, New Mexico on January 17-18, 1953. The proclamation states that the primary focus of discussions at the meeting will be about problems pertaining to LULAC New Mexico councils.
Date: 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library