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[Receipt for John J. Herrera for payment of filing fees to the Harris County Democratic Executive Committee]

[Receipt for John J. Herrera for payment of filing fees to the Harris County Democratic Executive Committee]

Date: June 19, 1952
Creator: Harris County Democratic Executive Committee
Description: Receipt made out to John J. Herrera for payment of "filing fees assessed against the office of State Representative - Pos #6, Democratic Primaries, July 26, and August 23." The receipt is number 146, dated June 19, 1952, and signed by Bob Tucker.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Maldonado - 1947-10-02]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jose Maldonado - 1947-10-02]

Date: October 2, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Carbon copy of letter to Dr. Jose Maldonado, President General of the League of United Latin American Citizens from John J. Herrera, Regional LULAC Organizer for Texas dated October 2, 1947. Enclosed with the letter is a carbon copy of the Cashiers Check that was sent with the original letter. This letter is a request to issue a charter for a new Texas City Men's Council of LULAC.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter torn in half - 1947-12-18]

[Letter torn in half - 1947-12-18]

Date: December 18, 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter dated December 18, 1947. The letter has been torn in half from top to bottom and the right half is all that remains. It mentions installation of members in some Texas councils. It also references a Mr. S. E. Loggins, Registrar of South Texas College of Law in Houston, who was mentioned in a letter to Mr. Herrera from Pete Tijerina of Laredo, Texas dated December 1, 1947. This partial letter is possibly a reply to Pete Tijerina from John Herrera.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Portion of a speech draft by John J. Herrera]

[Portion of a speech draft by John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Portion of a draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, pages 4-7. The speech discusses discrimination and the battles fought for Texas Independence from Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1952]

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1952]

Date: 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera to be delivered on the 116th anniversary of the battle of San Jacinto, 1952. Herrera compares the fight for Texas Independence to the war in Korea as "free peoples of the world today need to unite again and stand together, regardless of race or creed in defense of human rights."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Speech by John J. Herrera delivered at the San Jacinto Monument]

[Speech by John J. Herrera delivered at the San Jacinto Monument]

Date: 196u
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Speech by John J. Herrera entitled "The Texas-Mexican's and the Battle of San Jacinto" in which he discusses the importance of keeping the part Mexicans played in the struggle for Texas independence alive in the public's conscience. Circa 1960s. Includes handwritten revisions.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Handwritten speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1965-04-21]

[Handwritten speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1965-04-21]

Date: April 21, 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Speech by John J. Herrera delivered at the San Jacinto Battleground on April 21, 1965. Herrera was there as a representative of the League of United Latin American Citizens and placed a wreath on the monument on their behalf.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[San Jacinto Day Program with address by John J. Herrera - 1955-04-21]

[San Jacinto Day Program with address by John J. Herrera - 1955-04-21]

Date: April 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day celebration hosted by Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapters. The front of the program lists an itinerary of the day's events and the reverse lists the lyrics to "Texas, Our Texas". Included is the text of a speech delivered by John J. Herrera at the event, April 21, 1955.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Battleground - 1967-04-21]

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Battleground - 1967-04-21]

Date: April 21, 1967
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of a Speech by John J. Herrera to be delivered at the San Jacinto Battleground on April 21, 1965. Herrera placed a wreath on the monument to commemorate the 131st anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera]

[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, undated. In the speech, Herrera indicates that he was asked by Thomas Lanier to give the speech and to focus on "better understanding among the United States and Latin Americans."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library