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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Holger Jeppesen - 1948-09-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter written by John J. Herrera to Holger Jeppesen, addressing a segregation issue arising at the Gulf Atlantic Warehouse Company. Latin Americans of Mexican descent were being segregated during lunchtime at the warehouse. This was a violation of the segregation laws of the State of Texas.
Date: September 8, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Daniel T. Valdes - 1948-03-18]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of a letter to the Honorable Daniel T. Valdes, Secretary General, League of United Latin American Citizens, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from John J. Herrera, Texas Regional Organizer of Houston, Texas, dated March 18, 1948. The Houston Council had been asked to sponsor the "LULAC News" for March of 1948 but are unable to do so, having been busy with the installation of the new Galveston LULAC Council. Herrera offers the council's sponsorship of the April issue.
Date: March 18, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. A. Alvarez to John J. Herrera - 1948-05-26]

Description: Letter from J. A. Alvarez of Houston LULAC Council #60 to John J. Herrera dated May 26, 1948. Alvarez requests Herrera to attend Council #60 meetings to lend his experience and expertise in preparations for the upcoming convention.
Date: May 26, 1948
Creator: Alvarez, J. A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Raoul A. Cortez to John J. Herrera - 1948-08-12]

Description: Letter from Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated August 12,1948. This is a reply to John Herrera's letter of August 6, 1948. President General Cortez encourages Herrera to call together the Houston area councils for a local convention, with a larger convention possibly to be held later. President General Cortez also replies to suggestions made in the earlier letter and invites Herrera to join in a visit to the LULAC Council Number 132 in El Paso, Texas.
Date: August 12, 1948
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to Houston LULAC Council Number 60 - 1948-10-05]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC to Houston LULAC Council Number 60 dated October 5, 1948. This is a request for materials from the Houston Council to be included in the LULAC News.
Date: October 5, 1948
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1948-10-05]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated October 5, 1948. This is an acknowledgement of $10 charter payment for a new Ladies Council in Houston. Handwritten note on back dated January 9, 1949.
Date: October 5, 1948
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Raul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-19]

Description: Letter from Raul Padilla, Secretary of Texas City LULAC Council Number 150, to John J. Herrera, Regional Organizer for Texas LULAC, dated November 19, 1948. The Texas City Council voted in favor of having the Regional Convention in Houston. It is also reported that the school children in Crystal City, Texas, have been segregated in six or seven schools.
Date: November 19, 1948
Creator: Padilla, Raul
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Vesey, Prince & Clineburg - 1948-04-22]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by John J. Herrera to Vesey, Prince & Clineburg, Attorneys at Law. Herrera inquires if there have been any new developments in regards to the FCC application filed by Felix H. Morales.
Date: April 22, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Schuler & Wohlt Co. - 1948-09-20]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Schuler & Wohlt Co. regarding English and Spanish signs to be made for 2508 Gano Street. The letter outlines Herrera's preferred wording and specifications.
Date: September 20, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter to Joske's of Houston from John J. Herrera - 1948-09-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Joske's of Houston providing a good reference for a Mary M. Avelar for a sales clerk position.
Date: September 3, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Houston Bar Association - 1948-06-02]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to the Houston Bar Association and Texas State Board of Legal Examiners on behalf of law student Benjamin Joseph Canales.
Date: June 2, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. - 1948-09-08]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company requesting a straight line to his residence in consideration of the amount of work-related calls he receives there.
Date: September 8, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Harrera - 1948-12-13]

Description: Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera asking for the outcome of a case involving Mr. Garcia and a statement of Herrera's fee.
Date: December 13, 1948
Creator: Garwood, W. St. John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-05]

Description: Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Harrera following up on a previous phone conversation regarding the case of a Mr. Garcia and his bond.
Date: November 5, 1948
Creator: Garwood, W. St. John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mary McGuire - 1948-09-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Mary McGuire asking McGuire to lease Herrera's property to Herrera's sister and her husband. Herrera had been leasing the property himself.
Date: September 4, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales - 1948-08-24]

Description: Letter from D. F. Prince to Felix H. Morales. Prince acknowledges Morales' August 21st letter in which Morales inquired about the cost of applying for an AM radio station in Houston. Prince provides an estimate for legal charges from $2500 to $3500 plus incidental expenses. Prince also provides an estimate for Mr. Barron, which would be between $10,000 to $12,000. Prince advises Morales of the risks of proceeding with the amended application and suggests he seek the assistance of John J. Herrera.
Date: August 24, 1948
Creator: Prince, D. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-18]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern to John J. Herrera. Kern writes that he appreciates the radio talks by Herrera made in support of Kern during the recent campaign for the Sheriff's office. Personal note written at the bottom of the letter to John J. Herrera: "Sorry you didn't get to the birthday party. Hope to see you soon, Johnny."
Date: September 18, 1948
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1948-12-28]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern to John J. Herrera. Kern appreciates Herrera's suggestion of appointing one or two deputy sheriffs of Mexican descent.
Date: December 28, 1948
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to C. V. Kern - 1948-12-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff Harris County, Texas, suggesting that Kern hire as deputy sheriffs of Harris County at least two "Latin Americans of Mexican descent," with a good knowledge of Spanish and English.
Date: December 15, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to C. V. Kern - 1948-10-02]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to C.V. "Buster" Kern. Herrera apologizes for missing Kern's birthday party and invites Kern to a dinner party with his family and friends.
Date: October 2, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from W. N. Blanton, Jr. to Sons of the Republic of Texas member - 1948-05-01]

Description: Letter from W. N. Blanton, Secretary of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, typed on organizational letterhead and dated May 1, 1948. The letter informs members of a meeting to be held on May 11, 1948, at the Commerce Building. Enclosure includes the amendment proposals on which a vote will be taken.
Date: May 1, 1948
Creator: Blanton, W. N., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to M. H. Westerman - 1948-03-10]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to M. H. Westerman, City Secretary at City Hall. Herrera advises that he his client, Felix H. Morales, would like to appear before City Council regarding the beer license for the Cadillac Bar.
Date: March 10, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from M. H. Westerman to Felix H. Morales - 1948-03-08]

Description: Letter sent by M. H. Westerman, City Secretary, to Felix H. Morales. Westerman advises Morales that the Baptist Mission has protested the granting of a liquor permit to the Cadillac Bar and Club. Westerman also informs Morales that he could appear before City Council in connection to the permit during the Council's regular meeting day.
Date: March 8, 1948
Creator: Westerman, M. H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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