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[Agenda, Affirmative Action Conference - May 13, 1977]

Description: Agenda for League of United Latin American Citizens California State Office Affirmative Action Conference held on Friday, May 13, 1977. Article "Latino group's council approves plan to impeach former leader Joseph Benites," written by Bonnie Bartak and published in The Arizona Republic on February 19, 1977.
Date: {1977-02-19,1977-05-13}
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

48th Year History of LULAC

Description: "48th Year History of LULAC" pamphlet printed in 1977. Contains the history of The League of United Latin American Citizens plus photos of groups and buildings.
Date: 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Defendant's Original Answer, J. R. Autolease, Inc. vs. LULAC - 1977]

Description: Legal document regarding the lawsuit, J. R. Autolease, Inc. vs. League of United Latin American Citizens, submitted by John J. Herrera and titled "Defendant's Original Answer." The document is signed by John J. Herrera. The document has not been notarized and has not been signed by Manuel Gonzales, LULAC National President.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Defendant's Original Answer, unsigned, J. R. Autolease, Inc. vs. LULAC - 1977]

Description: Legal document regarding the lawsuit, J. R. Autolease, Inc. vs. League of United Latin American Citizens, submitted by John J. Herrera and titled "Defendant's Original Answer". The document has not been signed by John J. Herrera. The document has not been notarized and has not been signed by Manuel Gonzales, LULAC National President.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 48th National Convention of LULAC - 1977]

Description: Pages 5, 6 & 7 of draft of speech by John J. Herrera that addresses the 48th National Assembly of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Herrera speaks with the authority of a past President of LULAC and not as a legal adviser. In this speech he details LULAC's large financial debts incurred by LULAC elected officials and the impeachment proceedings of Joseph R. Benites. Herrera advocates revising LULAC's constitution giving a detailed list of these revisions to prevent future financial problems.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 48th National Convention of LULAC - 1977]

Description: Pages 6 & 7 of draft of speech by John J. Herrera titled "LULAC Convention Speech" that addresses the 48th National Assembly of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Herrera speaks with the authority of a past President of LULAC and not as a legal adviser. In this speech he details LULAC's large financial debts incurred by LULAC elected officials and the impeachment proceeding of Joseph R. Benites. Herrera advocates revising LULAC's constitution giving a detailed list of these revisions to prevent future financial problems.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera introducing Attorney General John L. Hill - 1977]

Description: Handwritten draft of a speech introducing John Hill by John J. Herrera delivered on December 17, 1977, on behalf of Honorable John L. Hill, candidate for governor of Texas. The speech serves to promote the candidate as well as introduce Hill as the keynote speaker.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Final draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 48th National Convention of LULAC - 1977]

Description: Final draft of speech by John J. Herrera titled "LULAC Convention Speech," addressing the 48th National Assembly of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Herrera speaks with the authority of a past President of LULAC and not as a legal adviser. In this speech he details LULAC's large financial debts incurred by LULAC elected officials and the impeachment proceeding of Joseph R. Benites. Herrera advocates revising LULAC's constitution giving a detailed list of these revisions to prevent future financial problems.
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Group of Men and Women in Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women at a Christmas celebration in Mexico. They are seated at a table in a crowded restaurant. They are all holding beverages, and have several empty and half-full bottles and glasses on the table already. From left to right, they have been identified as Sibyle Wind, Ruth Brodsgaard, Julia Knudsen, Henry Knudsen, Chris Brodsgaard, and Iver (Jack) Wind.
Date: 1977
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form - 1977]

Description: IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form. The full title is Employment Conference for Mexican Americans and Other Spanish Speaking People Interested in Government Employment. Includes information about the organization, a conference schedule, and registration form. The conference was to be held in McAllen, Texas at the Hilton Inn on December 17-18, 1977.
Date: 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Tejas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC Convention Speech

Description: Text of LULAC Convention Speech dated 1977 by John J. Herrera in which he details the debts and lawsuits against LULAC that he had discovered as legal advisor. Herrera also details the impeachment proceedings against Joe Benites and Joe Velez and implores the LULAC assembly to "safeguard us from self serving individuals who seek only their personal gain and aggrandizement, and who daily ignore the aims and purposes for which our founders voted and fought."
Date: 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[LULAC National Educational Service Centers Incorporated Newsletter, Volume 3, Number 1, January - February 1977]

Description: LULAC National Educational Service Centers Inc. Newsletter, Volume 3, Number 1, January and February 1977. This newsletter includes information about the Minorities Center Program, the Vocational Education Act of 1976 and an interview with the U.S. Commissioner of Education, Dr. Edward Aguirre.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Boras, Jacqueline
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Pamphlet for League of United Latin American Citizens, National Enterprise Development, Incorporated]

Description: Pamphlet for League of United Latin American Citizens, National Enterprise Development Incorporated (NED), dated 1977. NED "was formed to assist minority businesspersons, especially those of Hispanic origin, who wish to establish a business or who already own businesses but need assistance." Pamphlet includes a brief history of LULAC and lists the Board of Directors and staff of the NED. Pamphlet includes a handwritten telephone number on the cover.
Date: 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Western Area Newsletter, Volume 5, Number 2, January 1977

Description: The Western Area Newsletter is a quarterly publication of local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections