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[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 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 Manuel G. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-22]

Description: Letter from Manuel G. Castaneda, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, to John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, dated September 22, 1948. This is a notification that the San Antonio Council has declined the request to host a regional convention and passes on a recommendation to contact the Corpus Christi Council for help.
Date: September 22, 1948
Creator: Castañeda, Manuel G.
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 Lewis Dickson to John J. Herrera - 1948-01-10]

Description: Letter from Lewis Dickson to John J. Herrera typed on "Law Offices of Lewis Dickson" letterhead, dated January 10, 1948. Dickson expresses gratitude for Herrera's help during his recent campaign.
Date: January 10, 1948
Creator: Dickson, Lewis
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1948-04-23]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Gus C. Garcia of Miller, Garcia & Curry Law Offices in San Antonio, Texas, dated April 23, 1948. Garcia references his "campaign" and thanks Herrera for his publicity during the campaign. There is also mention made of a banquet that Herrera has offered to hold in Garcia's honor.
Date: April 23, 1948
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
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 Joe Garza to John J. Herrera - 1948-02-28]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Joe Garza dated February 28, 1948. Garza is confirming that he is able to attend the installation of the new Galveston Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The letter is on the letterhead of Jason's Jewelers of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1948
Creator: Garza, Joe
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. Perales - 1948-04-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. perales regarding the guardianship proceedings of the Cisneros matter. Herrera writes that he had a talk with Mrs. Mansfield, and her attorney is taking care of the matter of changing her name from Mrs. Fajardo to Mrs. Manfield. If she likes her name to be unchanged, Herrera could get the papers signed and send them to her. Herrera also mentions that he would get the file on Macario Garcia up to date and send it to her.
Date: April 7, 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 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 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 John J. Herrera to Elias Licona - 1948-05-31]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, Regional Organizer for Texas LULAC, to Elias Licona, LULAC Corpus Christi Council, dated May 31, 1948. Herrera is replying to a request to deliver the nominating speech for Joe Garza for President General of LULAC at the National Convention. Herrera has declined the invitation as he does not want to commit himself to any candidate at that time.
Date: May 31, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C. Garcia - 1948-04-07]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gus C.Garcia, congratulating Garcia and his team for his victory as a member of the San Antonio Independent School District. On behalf of the LULACs in Houston and Galveston, Herrera wishes to organize a reception for Garcia in Houston, and asks Garcia a suitable date for the occasion.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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 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 Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1948-11-26]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary General of LULAC, dated November 26, 1948. Referenced in the letter are the enclosures of national dues and LULAC News dues paid with two money orders from El Campo Council Number 170, as well as a list of names of the 71 members of the new council.
Date: November 26, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to José Maldonado, President General, LULAC - 1948-02-26]

Description: Carbon copy of letter to Dr. José Maldonado, President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens in Santa Fe, New Mexico dated February 26, 1948 from John J. Herrera, Regional Organizer for Texas. Herrera is asking for Dr. Maldonado's participation in the installation of the new Galveston Council Number 151 on Sunday, March 7, 1948. A delegation from Houston also planned to attend the installation ceremonies in Galveston.
Date: February 26, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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 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 John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-07-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated July 8, 1948. This is a congratulatory letter on the election of Cortez to the office of President General of LULAC. Herrera also requests the names of the president and secretary of every active Texas Council so that he can contact them and offer his services to help the movement of LULAC.
Date: July 8, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-08-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated August 6, 1948. This is a request for 250 copies of the latest issue of the LULAC News to be distributed in areas that are being affected by the Segregated Mexican School court case. Herrera also feels that a Regional Convention of LULAC would help inform delegates how to cope with local situations of illegal segregation. Also included are some recommendations of Herrera's for updates to the LULAC constitution, frequency of LULAC News printing, and distribution of LULAC lapel buttons, application cards, and membership cards.
Date: August 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-10-06]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to Raoul A. Cortez, President General of LULAC, dated October 6, 1948. This is a request for a charter for the El Campo LULAC men's Council. It also mentions organizing a council in Wharton County and discusses spreading LULAC councils into Jackson, Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties.
Date: October 6, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library