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[Letter from J. C. Machuca to John J. Herrera - 1953-12-29]

Description: Letter from J. C. Machuca of La Tuna, Texas and El Paso Men's LULAC Council Number 132, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Past National President, dated December 29, 1953. Machuca requests photograph and short narrative of Herrera's years as National President to publish in the Silver Jubilee issue of the LULAC News.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: Machuca, J. C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Card certifying Gus C. Garcia as an attorney of the Supreme Court of Texas]

Description: Identification card, Number 11492, for Gus C. Garcia, certifying that he is enrolled as an attorney of the Supreme Court of Texas, from 28th December, 1953. Signed by the clerk, George H. Templin. It is also signed: Gus C. Garcia of San Antonio. On the reverse, there is a note: "Fees are Payable to the Clerk of the Supreme Court on the 1st day of June each year. This card is of good standing in State Bar for the period June 1, 1953 to May 31, 1954."
Date: December 28, 1953
Creator: Texas. Supreme Court.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James DeAnda to the Office of the Clerk, Supreme Court of the United States - 1953-12-01]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from James DeAnda to the Office of the Clerk, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington D.C., asking for the necessary rules and procedures to make an application to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Date: December 1, 1953
Creator: DeAnda, James
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Warren West, October 27, 1953]

Description: Funeral program for Warren West. The funeral was held October 27, 1953 at St. Paul Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Earnest A. Smith. Funeral arrangements were made through the Frank E. Lewis Funeral Home, and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 27, 1953
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Washington News Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson - 1953-10-12]

Description: Newsletter from Lyndon B. Johnson summarizing various issues he encountered while traveling around Texas during Congress's recess, including farm problems and the cost of living, with a summary of the attitudes of Texans and advertising for the Department of Agriculture's advice and cookbook "Meat for Thrifty Meals." It is printed on paper with an Office of the Democratic Leader, United States Senate letterhead.
Date: October 12, 1953
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Andrew Espinosa, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1953-10-09]

Description: Letter with envelope from Andrew S. A. Espinosa, Jr., Assistant Secretary and Treasurer of LULAC Council in Fort Worth, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated October 9, 1953. Espinosa, Jr. discusses the Fort Worth LULAC Council possibly hosting the Regional LULAC Convention. Espinosa, Jr. also extends an invitation to attend an upcoming meeting in Fort Worth.
Date: October 9, 1953
Creator: Espinosa, Andrew, Jr.
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 Arthur C. Perry to John J. Herrera - 1953-09-17]

Description: Letter from Arthur C. Perry, Administrative Assistant to Lyndon B. Johnson, thanking John J. Herrera on Johnson's behalf for his recommendation of Enrique Salinas, and informing Herrera that Senator Johnson would make arrangements for Salinas to take a competitive examination for an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy for 1954.
Date: September 17, 1953
Creator: Perry, Arthur C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Emma M. Ward to John J. Herrera - 1953-09-16]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera on behalf of Senator Price Daniel from Daniel's secretary, Emma M. Ward, acknowledging Herrera's letter of recommendation of Enrique Salinas. Ward informs Herrera that Salinas's name had been added to their list of whom to notify when a date for the competitive examination was set.
Date: September 16, 1953
Creator: Ward, Emma M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. Enrique Salinas to John J. Herrera - 1953-09-14]

Description: Letter from J. Enrique Salinas thanking John J. Herrera for the letters on his behalf to Senators Lyndon Johnson and Price Daniel. Salinas informs Herrera of his current school studies and promises to live up to the recommendations Herrera had offered of him.
Date: September 14, 1953
Creator: Salinas, J. Enrique
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - August 26, 1953]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 26, 1953. Rodriguez sends an invitation to Herrera to attend Fiestas Patrias in Mexico City September 12-17, 1953. An interview with Mexican President Ruiz Cortines is on the agenda. Travel details and costs are also discussed.
Date: August 26, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking Newsletter, Number 25, August 1953]

Description: Newsletter Number 25 of the Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking of Houston, Texas, dated August 1953. Handwritten note indicates "read at convention, November, 1953," but does not show which article was read.
Date: August 1953
Creator: Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Oscar M. Laurel - 1953-07-29]

Description: Copy of a letter from Albert Armendariz, LULAC National President, to Oscar M. Laurel, LULAC National Legal Advisor, dated July 29, 1953. Armendariz requests that Laurel continue to request am itemized account statement from Murguia Printers to make sure that LULAC was not being overcharged for newspaper printing costs.
Date: July 29, 1953
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Ortiz - 1953-07-23]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Immediate Past national President, to Joe Ortiz, LULAC District Governor of Fort Worth, Texas, dated July 23, 1953, on LULAC letterhead. Herrera outlines details of a LULAC Council meeting in Fort Worth on August 2, 1953, where an American flag flown over the Capitol will be presented by Senator Price Daniel. Original enclosures were copies of letters to Senator Daniel and Neville G. Penrose, Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas.
Date: July 23, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Neville G. Penrose - 1953-07-23]

Description: Copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Immediate Past National President, to Neville G. Penrose, Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, dated July 23, 1953. Herrera send Penrose an invitation to attend the Fort Worth, Texas LULAC Council meeting on August 2, 1953 as Guest of Honor and to be conferred with an Honorary LULAC Membership. Herrera also informs Penrose that Alberto Almendariz is the new national president of LULAC.
Date: July 23, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1953-07-23]

Description: Copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Immediate Past National President, to Senator Price Daniel, dated July 23, 1953. Herrera sends an invitation to Senator Daniel to attend the Fort Worth LULAC Council meeting on August 2, 1953 to present the flag flown over Capitol to the council members.
Date: July 23, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library