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[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

[Memorandum from Tony Bonilla to the LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-24]

Description: Memorandum from Tony Bonilla, National Executive Director, directed to all members of the LULAC National Executive Board regarding the meeting with Mexican President José López Portillo and other Mexican government officials. The memo, dated September 24, 1979, reviews the items discussed in the meeting.
Date: September 24, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. E. Burdick to Kenneth L. Ballard - 1971-07-30]

Description: Letter from W. E. Burdick to Kenith L. Ballard laying out the details of Ballard's pension, including monthly income, insurance options, medical plans, and other benefits. The letter is printed on IBM letterhead from the Office of IBM Director of Personnel Plans and Programs.
Date: July 30, 1971
Creator: Burdick, W. E.
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

[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 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

[Resolution to honor John Rooney, Congressman from New York City]

Description: Resolution submitted by the Austin LULAC Council Number 85 to the LULAC National Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, undated. This resolution honored John Rooney, Congressman from New York City, for his efforts in exposing the "wetback situation" in Texas and in securing the appropriation of funds for enforcement of immigration laws.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
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 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

[Information Sheet about Opportunity Fellowships, John Hay Whitney Foundation]

Description: Information sheet about Opportunity Fellowships of the John Hay Whitney Foundation, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York. Includes the Purpose, and Information for Applicants about the fellowships. These were open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 22 and 35 with evidence of exceptional promise who have not had the full opportunity to pursue their education or training.
Date: unknown
Creator: Opportunity Fellowships. John Hay Whitney Foundation
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 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 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