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[Letter from Linnet Taylor to a CAN Gathering Participant - June 2, 2004]

Description: Letter from Linnet Taylor, program assistant of creativity and culture of the Rockefeller Foundation. She sends the letter to a "CAN gathering participant" with a copy of Creative Community: the Art of Community Cultural Development; presumably, a publication by the Foundation.
Date: June 2, 2004
Creator: Taylor, Linnet
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - November 10, 1965]

Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. They have agreed to hold the concert on March 27, 1966, and she has enclosed a check for $100 to validate the contract. Per their contract, the chapter will pay him another $200 at a later date.
Date: November 10, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John to Sterling Houston - February 1994]

Description: Postcard from John to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. John talks about how great it was to spend time with Sterling and Arnie, and about a storm that hit them after they left. The front of the postcard shows an athletic man in light-colored boxers holding a shirt.
Date: February 1994
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

United Negro College Fund Newsletter, Volume 4, Number 3, September 27, 1974

Description: Front page of the September 27, 1974 edition of the United Negro College Fund Newsletter. The page features four articles, including three about the national organization of The Links, Inc. The first article discusses a large donation by The Links, Inc. to the fund; another article introduces Pauline Ellison as the new president of The Links, Inc.; and a third article announces a fund raising event hosted by The Links, Inc. on behalf of the fund. The fourth article on the page describes an event in honor of Duke Ellington.
Date: September 27, 1974
Creator: United Negro College Fund. Department of Communications.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Pete Tijerina to Jack Greenberg - 1967-02-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from Pete Tijerina to Jack Greenberg, Director of the Legal Defense Fund, Incorporated, on February 9, 1967, containing a list of Mexican American attorneys connected with discrimination and segregation cases involving Mexican Americans in Texas. The letter also contains a request to have the Legal Defense Fund, Incorporated hold a conference in San Antonio, Texas, to address issues related to legal support for Mexican Americans in Texas.
Date: February 9, 1967
Creator: Tijerina, Pete
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - October 25, 1965]

Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights provided an acceptable contract to play the concert, but it stated the date incorrectly. The chapter would like to hold the concert on March 28, 1966. If Spaights sends the chapter a contract with the corrected date, they will sign it and forward him the binder fee.
Date: October 25, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - April 2, 1965]

Description: Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne confirming his appearance at a meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights is going out of town but will forward promotional materials to Horne upon his return. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Doris Horne." The back of the envelope has handwritten notes in a different script.
Date: April 2, 1965
Creator: Spaights, James
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Frank P. Graham - 1961-10-26]

Description: Letter from Frank P. Graham, Chairman of National Sharecroppers Fund, Inc., dated October 26, 1961. The letter refers to an enclosed copy of "Sharecroppers in the 60s -- A Report and a Program."
Date: October 26, 1961
Creator: Graham, Frank P.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jack Greenberg to Pete Tijerina - 1967-01-23]

Description: Letter from Jack Greenberg, Director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Incorporated, to Pete Tijerina, January 23, 1967, regarding legal aid in a jury discrimination case. Also contains an offer to build a "cooperative relationship" between the Legal Defense Fund and LULAC.
Date: January 23, 1967
Creator: Greenberg, Jack
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc. to American Express - 1976-05-27]

Description: Letter from Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc. to American Express regarding a credit card issued at the request of Joe Benites. Included in the document is an envelope from Edward T. Burke to Manuel Gonzales postmarked June 29, 1976, as well as a copy of a handwritten note dated March 25, 1977.
Date: May 27, 1976
Creator: Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - May 7, 1965]

Description: Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights was ill and unable to send the promotional materials that Horne had requested earlier. However, he has recovered and placed the materials in the mail.
Date: May 7, 1965
Creator: Spaights, James
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Campaign flyer for L. Chris Diaz Carlo for Eastern Seaboard Vice-President of LULAC]

Description: Campaign flyer for L. Chris Diaz Carlo for Eastern Seaboard Vice-President of League of United Latin American Citizens. The flyer features a picture of Diaz Carlo, an endorsement from the mayor of Miami, Maurice Ferri, and an open letter from Diaz Carlo on the reverse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Diaz Carlo, L. Chris
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Betty Elder to Pete Tijerina - 1966-12-12]

Description: Letter from Betty Elder to Peter Tijerina, December 12, 1966, regarding plans to establish a National Office for the Rights of the Indigent. The program will "concentrate on appellate practice, research and theory development in areas of slum housing, welfare law, migrant labor, consumer credit; the fair administration of the criminal law, and problems of Spanish Americans and American Indians."
Date: December 12, 1966
Creator: Elder, Betty
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Anthony P. Flores to Dan Fernandez - 1979-09-20]

Description: Letter from Anthony P. Flores, League of United Latin American Citizens Secretary, to Dan Fernandez, dated September 20, 1979. The letter indicates that Fernandez must attend a meeting to answer to allegations regarding his actions as State Director of LULAC.
Date: September 20, 1979
Creator: Flores, Anthony P.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Leroy D. Clark to Pete Tijerina - 1967-01-24]

Description: Letter from Leroy D. Clark, Assistant Counsel with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Incorporated, to Pete Tijerina on January 24, 1967, seeking a list of pressing problems concerning the Mexican-American community in Texas, with regard to legal assistance in the area of poverty law.
Date: January 24, 1967
Creator: Clark, Leroy D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Olga Soliz to Mr. & Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1976-05-28]

Description: Letter from Olga Soliz explaining her position as an Elected Carter Delegate for Senatorial District 7 and her pending trip to New York City in July to represent Houston at the Democratic National Convention. Soliz provides a detailed list of her expected expenses and asks the Herreras to provide her the funds to attend (estimated $745 total). The envelope for the letter is also included.
Date: May 28, 1976
Creator: Soliza, Olga
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Robert C. Weaver to John J. Herrera - 1952-09-09]

Description: Letter from Robert C. Weaver, Director, Opportunity Fellowships, John Hay Whitney Foundation, to John J. Herrera, dated September 9, 1952. Weaver informs Herrera about encouraging Spanish-Americans to apply for Opportunity Fellowships granted to people who are engaged in outstanding work in their community and who need funding for study or training which will help develop their talents.
Date: September 9, 1952
Creator: Weaver, Robert C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library