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[Letter from A. D. Azios to LULAC Councils and Officers - 1952-11-05]

Description: Letter from A. D. Azios, LULAC Executive Secretary, to all LULAC Officers, and Texas LULAC Councils of District Eight, dated November 5, 1952. Proclamation advising of an upcoming Texas LULAC District Number 8 Convention to be held November 16,1 952 in Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: November 5, 1952
Creator: Azios, A. D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Edward A. Smith, February 14, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Edward A. Smith, died February 8, 1989. The funeral was held February 14, 1989 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Needville City Cemetery in Needville, Texas.
Date: February 14, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Threshing Rice on the Rasmussen Farm]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of three individuals on the Rasmussen farm, working with the rice thresher. An animal on the right is yoked to a portion of the machine. The three men are all wearing hats; two of them are standing atop a nearby hill while the other is holding the reins of the animal. The wide body of the thresher is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Abraham Rios - 1955-07-05]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between Mr. Ellis and Abraham Rios on July 5, 1955. Document was to certify that the content was true and correct. Last page did not contain a signature from Mr. Rios and was not notarized.
Date: July 5, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Sheriff Rue Lincecum - 1950-08-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Rue Lincecum, Sheriff of Fort Bend County, Richmond, Texas, dated August 8, 1950. This is a complaint against Deputy Sheriff Gregory Answlda for an unprovoked attack on Samuel Ortega with a blackjack on August 6, 1950.
Date: August 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr. - 1950-07-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Robert Aguilar, Jr., American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" of Rosenberg, Texas, dated July 20, 1950. This is responding to a request for advice on answering a letter published in the newspaper. Herrera indicates he has drafted an answer to be submitted to the newspaper and will read the original letter on his Saturday morning radio show. He also encourages the men of the Latin American Legion Post to consider forming a LULAC Council in Rosenberg.
Date: July 20, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages one through three]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Abraham Rios, #129699. Rios claimed to have no knowledge of attorney John J. Herrera filing a suit against the Prison System. The document was signed by Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages fourteen through eighteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Camarillo and notarized on July 13, 1955. Document of a voluntary statement from inmate Ernesto Longorio, #129700. Longorio stated that he did not give permission for his name to used in the segregation lawsuit against the Texas Prison System. The statement is signed and notarized on July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez - 1950-11-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Hernandez of Rosenberg, Texas, dated November 17, 1950. Acknowledges Hernandez' attendance at a LULAC meeting in Wharton County, Texas. Also includes an invitation to attend a LULAC meeting and dance in Palacios, Texas.
Date: November 17, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invoice from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1950-08-15]

Description: Invoice on account of The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas, sent to John J. Herrera, dated August 15, 1950. This invoice is for a letter to Mrs. Jackson dated August. 11, 1950. The cost was 10 cents per line, totaling $16.20.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Fort Bend Reporter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera. Hernandez, of the Villarreal Funeral Home in Rosenberg, Texas, writes to Herrera asking for Herrera's help in a local matter. Manuel Ortega's son, Samuel Ortega, was beaten by the police. Hernandez includes information about Samuel Ortega.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hernandez, Jose F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Graduation Exercises for John Foster Dulles High School, May 31, 1977]

Description: Graduation program for Dulles High School's Class of 1977 commencement held at Kempner Stadium in Sugar Land, TX, including the schedule, administrators, and list of graduates. Among the graduates is a Lisa Anne Herrera.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: John Foster Dulles High School (Sugar Land, Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez. on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Ramirez and is not notarized.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Ellis questions Camarillo about his involvement in the segregation suit and his association with attorney John J. Herrera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
Date: March 21, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera - 1955-01-03]

Description: Letter from Council 188 from Rosenberg, Texas to John J. Herrera. Elias Guerrero, Chairman, Carlos M. Garcia, and Marcos Reyes cordially requesting Herrera's presence as a speaker at the Annual Banquet and appointment of new officers on January 9, 1955. Council 188's event was to take place at the county fairgrounds of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Guerrero, Elias
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library