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[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon for Jim Wright - 1961-02-03]

Description: Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon, Director of the Jim Wright for U.S. Senate Campaign, Texas headquarters, urging all Houstonians to come to a reception at the Rice Hotel at 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 1961 to honor and support Jim Wright for U.S. Senate.
Date: February 3, 1961
Creator: Blackmon, Larry
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgement against the State of Texas]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-03]

Description: Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera stating Wirin's satisfaction of the report of the discussions Ralph Guzman had with him in the matter of segregation of Latin Americans in the prisons in Texas. Wirin wishes to give the matter serious consideration.
Date: May 3, 1955
Creator: Wirin, A.L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-03]

Description: Letter from Albert Thomas, Chairman, Independent Offices Appropriations Committee, to John J. Herrera. Thomas thanks Herrera for a copy of LULAC's proposed presidential proclamation. Thomas appreciates LULAC's fine work and expresses an interest to cooperate and help LULAC.
Date: February 3, 1966
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]

Description: Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Perales, Alonso S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Chester E. Ollison to W. S. McCree - 1953-02-03]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Chester E. Ollison, Appeals Counselor of the Texas Education Agency in Austin, Texas, to W. S. McCree, President of the Board of Trustees, Pecos Independent School District in Pecos, Texas, dated February 3,1953. The letter refers to a petition received from patrons of Pecos ISD regarding segregation of children of Spanish-speaking ancestry. Ollison outlines steps the school district is to take in addressing the issues cited in the petition.
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Ollison, Chester E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales - 1947-06-03]

Description: Letter from D. F. Prince in Washington, D. C. to Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas. Prince writes to acknowledge receipt of the Commission's form letter giving notice that Morales' application to operate on 1510 kc at Houston was placed in a pending file. The Commission will delay the application until it settled the clear channel problem and formulated new rules regarding daytime grants.
Date: June 3, 1947
Creator: Prince, D. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Edith Dischinger to Sheppard W. King III - 1975-01-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter accompanying the latest report from the Board for Correction of Naval Records regarding Sheppard W. King III's case sent by secretary Edith Dischinger while Congressman Bob Casey is out for the Congressional recess. Also included is the envelope addressed to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 3, 1975
Creator: Dischinger, Edith
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from F.A. Hernandez to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-03]

Description: Letter from F.A. Hernandez, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 132, to Frank M. Pinedo, asking Pinedo to please "absolve Council No. 132 publicly of any connotation of guilt" in relation to a crime committed by LULAC Council No. 8. According to the letter, LULAC Council 8 Lodge was raided by the Texas Liquor Board, which found the operation of an open saloon at the LULAC lodge. This resulted in a "flow of bad publicity" as well as being "subjected to considerable embarrassment and criticism." Hernandez calls on Pinedo to take swift and "stern corrective measures" to resolve the matter of Council No. 8 to bring order and stability back to other LULAC councils as well as Council No. 132. "We cannot sacrifice our past accomplishments and future goals, because a few deviate from the only known course leading toward our Aims and Purposes."
Date: February 3, 1955
Creator: Hernandez, F.A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Forrest I. Rettgers to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-06-03]

Description: Letter from Lt. Colonel Forrest I. Rettgers informing Senator Ralph Yarborough that Pfc. John M. Herrera's application for early release to attend summer school had been denied. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Department of the Army, Office of the Secretary of the Army. The letter was stamped by Yarborough's office with the date it was received.
Date: June 3, 1957
Creator: Rettgers, Forrest I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from George Hernandez, Secretary, Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Hernandez thanks Herrera for being present at the Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur's election rally, and praises Herrera for his inspiring speech. Hernandez also invites Herrera to participate and hear the next Democratic candidate, Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Hernandez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library