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League of United Latin American Citizens

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Arroyos / John F. Kennedy Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0255
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of forty one, 8x10, black-and-white photographs taken by Alex Arroyos. Images are of President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson attending a meeting of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) at the Rice Hotel in Houston on the night of November 21, 1963.

Dates: November 21, 1963

Ben T. Reyes Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0103
Scope and Contents The collection covers the time span of 1970 thorough 1988, although Mr. Reyes served on Houston City Council through 1995. Reyes’ service in the House is documented in boxes 1 through folder 12 of box 8. The remainder of the collection is concerned almost entirely with his service on City Council.The primary format is correspondence but also includes address lists, affidavit of substantial interest, applications, brochures, city ordinances, financial statements, graphs, lawsuits,...
Dates: 1970-2006; Majority of material found in 1984-1988

Carmen Cortes Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0194
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of family photographs as well as many at LULAC social events. It includes a photo album compiled by Cortez from the 1920s to the 1930s. Materials in this collection also features election campaign information, information on the larger Cortes and Reyes-Martinez families, and material from various Latino organizatiatons and community groups. Of particular note is LULAC correspondence and issues of the LULAC News periodical.Photographs from this...
Dates: 1920-1966

Ernest Eguia Collection

Identifier: MSS 0328
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Mr. Eguia’s personal and LULAC correspondence from the 1950’s and 1960’s. The collection also contains notes and papers from the LULAC Board of Trustees, LULAC National Convention programs, and documents recording the personal history of Juvencio Rodriguez as a distinguished member of LULAC.

Dates: 1948-1987

Felix H. Morales Collection

Identifier:  MSS 0122
Scope and Content Note

The Morales Collection contains documents pertaining to the family businesses including the Morales Funeral Home, KLVL Radio, a notary business, and the Union Fraternal. In addition, the Morales Collection contains approximately 700 pictures that include family, business, travel, hunting and fishing, the KLVL radio station, religion, the Morales funeral home in Houston, and areas that pertain to the childhood of Mr. and Mrs. Morales.

Dates: 1926 - 1991; Majority of material found in 1930s - 1960s

Fernando Salas Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0306
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal and business papers of Fernando Salas and wife Elvira Luna Salas. Personal papers include family photographs, newspaper clippings, and documentation of Fernando Salas' time serving on the grand jury. Business papers include records, clippings, and photographs relating to Salas Jewelry Company. The bulk of the collection relates to Fernando Salas' membership and participation in various organizations and clubs. Of note is a history of La Posada, a unit of...
Dates: 1892-1982; Majority of material found in 1930s-1960s

J. A. "Tony" Alvarez Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0228
Scope and Contents The collection includes a biographical article about J.A. "Tony" Alvarez and newspaper articles covering LULAC activities and civil rights issues facing Mexican Americans. Publications include LULAC News, La Prensa, Enterprise of Beaumont, Caller from Corpus Christi, El Sol, and the Houston Post. In addition, this collection contains 191 photographs including a photo album with images of President John F. Kennedy's last night in Houston at a LULAC function at the Rice Hotel. The bulk of the...
Dates: 1963-1970; Majority of material found in 1965-1966

Juvencio Rodriguez Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0161
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to Juvencio Rodriguez's civic engagement in Houston.The correspondence regarding the protest of the Latin American Club Committee of Houston against the practice of classifying Latin-American citizens into a color by the Social Security Office (1936) is a particularly valuable record in this collection for scholars researching this topic.

Dates: 1930 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1938

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #60

Identifier:  RG E 0021
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative records of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #60. This includes meeting minutes (1945-1989), correspondence (1935-1990), financial statements (1944-1990), and records of various LULAC events and programs such as the Junior LULAC organization and many annual conventions. There is a significant number of publications in this collection, both published by LULAC and other organizations. Additionally, there are photographs,...
Dates: 1935 - 1991

Little School of the 400 Collection

Identifier:  MSS 0205
Scope and Contents The collection contains the research notes compiled by Dr. Guadalupe C. Quintanilla while writing her doctoral dissertation in 1976. Of note are copies of pages from David Adame's registration book and correspondence from Jake Rodriguez, Executive Director of "The Little School of the 400". There are also financial reports by the LULAC Educational Fund, Inc., and copies of lists of the schools that were qualified for the "Little School of the 400."...
Dates: 1958-1962

LULAC Regional Organizations Records

Identifier:  MSS 0353
Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative records of various districts, councils, and committees of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). The bulk of the collection relates to multiple councils in Houston and District Number 8 in Texas. Other geographic locations represented in this collection include El Paso (TX), Freeport (TX), New Mexico, and California.

Dates: 1948-1990; Majority of material found in 1970s-1980s

LULAC WWII Honor Roll Book

 Collection — Book LULAC WWII HONOR ROLL BOOK: [Barcode: 3S/440/C | R0128086863]
Identifier:  MSS 0911
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one book, with four pages of content.

Dates: 1944

William Gutierrez Papers

Identifier:  MSS 0237
Scope and Contents

The William Gutierrez Papers includes handwritten notes, letters, memorandums, reports, and proposals as well as newspaper clippings, event programs, discrimination claims, voter registrations, student questionnaires, city records, political campaigns, and publications. In addition to papers, this collection includes 35 photographs, two 8-track audio tapes, a personal planner, a nametag, and a book of commemoration.

Dates: 1966-1980; Majority of material found within 1970-1979
African American History Research Center
Houston Public Library
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston History Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002