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[Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Complaint for Injunction and Damages, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al. - 1955-07-18]

Description: Document notifying John J. Herrera that the Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, had filed a Motion to Dismiss. The motion was made due to the named plaintiffs not authorizing John J. Herrera to file suit on their behalf. From the case Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants.
Date: July 18, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal agreement of private donation received from Felix Tijerina to the League of United Latin American Citizens]

Description: Legal agreement of private donation received from Felix Tijerina to the League of United Latin American Citizens to Sponsor a Road Show and Dance by Gonzalo Moya. This document was written to detail and elaborate on a monetary donation received from Felix Tijerina, Texas Regional Governor of the League of United Latin American Citizens, to organize and fund a Road Show and Dance for the purpose of raising funds for an Educational Program.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Tijerina, Felix, 1905-1965
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1954]

Description: 1954 Harris County poll tax receipt number 194210 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1955
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal Resolution for the Acquisition of a Club House for Use of Members of League of United Latin American Citizens, 1955]

Description: Legal Resolution for the Acquisition of a Club House for Use of Members of League of United Latin American Citizens. The resolution mentions the location of the club house to be acquired for use by LULAC members as a club house with the physical address: 3002-3004 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas. The resolution also states that the money for the purchase of the club house, $15,500.00, is to be loaned to LULAC by Felix Tijerina at the rate of 6% per annum to be paid within five years.
Date: 1955
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library