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

Description: Letter from Gilbert Gomez, Jr., LULAC National Treasurer, to all LULAC Councils, 1953. The letter serves as a notice to LULAC Councils that are delinquent in their dues that they will be ineligible to send delegates to the upcoming regional and national conventions.
Date: 1953
Creator: Gomez, Gilbert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

Description: Letter from Joe Ortiz of Fort Worth, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Past National President, dated 1953. This letter discusses the Fort Worth LULAC Council and events and originally had a clipping enclosed about the G. I. Forum.
Date: 1953
Creator: Ortiz, Joe
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

[Proclamation by Miguel E. Trujillo for New Mexico Regional Convention - 1953]

Description: Proclamation from Miguel E. Trujillo, New Mexico Regional Governor, to all New Mexico LULAC councils and officers. An invitation to the New Mexico Regional Convention to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 14, 1953. The proclamation includes details of the event and accommodation information.
Date: 1953
Creator: Trujillo, Miguel E.
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

[Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-05]

Description: Telegram from Lloyd G. Rust, Jr., Wharton County Attorney, to John J. Herrera, dated January 5, 1953. Rust notifies Herrera of the date and time of the Grand Jury hearing regarding conduct of an Officer Sifford. Rust invites Herrera to be a witness at this hearing.
Date: January 5, 1953
Creator: Rust, Lloyd G., Jr.
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 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 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 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 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 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

[Letter from Ofelia Mendoza to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-20]

Description: Letter from Ofelia Mendoza, Field Consultant for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, New York, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 20, 1953. Mendoza discusses LULAC's interest in developing leadership among Latin American youth and suggests several organizations that might award scholarships. Mendoza solicits Herrera's comments on an survey written by Mendoza titled "Cultural, Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Latin American Families in the Southwest."
Date: January 20, 1953
Creator: Mendoza, Ofelia
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joseph Rios to John J. Herrera - 1953-01-21]

Description: Letter from Joseph Rios, President of Pan American College, San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated January 21, 1953. Rios acknowledges M. A. Urbina of Pan American College will be speaking at the upcoming LULAC convention.
Date: January 21, 1953
Creator: Rios, Joseph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ofelia Mendoza to Mrs. Gus Gonzalez - 1953-01-26]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from Ofelia Mendoza, Field Consultant for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, New York, to Mrs. Gus Gonzalez of Wharton, Texas, dated January 26,1953. Mendoza asks for Mrs. Gonzalez's opinions on Planned Parenthood Federation literature and whether this service would be advantageous to the Latin American families in the area.
Date: January 26, 1953
Creator: Mendoza, Ofelia
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 John J. Herrera to Mrs. Pomposo Vega - 1953-01-30]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to Mrs. Pomposo Vega, President of the Deming Ladies LULAC Council Number 224, Deming, New Mexico, dated January 30, 1953. Herrera explains a mixup in assigning new LULAC council numbers and sets out schedule for paying dues.
Date: January 30, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Chester E. Ollison to W. S. McCree - 1953-02-03]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Chester E. Ollison, Appeals Counselor of the Texas Education Agency in Austin, Texas, to W. S. McCree, President of the Board of Trustees, Pecos Independent School District in Pecos, Texas, dated February 3,1953. The letter refers to a petition received from patrons of Pecos ISD regarding segregation of children of Spanish-speaking ancestry. Ollison outlines steps the school district is to take in addressing the issues cited in the petition.
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Ollison, Chester E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John C. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-06]

Description: Handwritten letter from John C. Gonzalez of Palacios, Texas to John J. Herrera, dated February 6, 1953. This is a cover letter for Bay City newspaper clipping about sheriff's response to an earlier LULAC newspaper article.
Date: February 6, 1953
Creator: Gonzalez, John C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library