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[Letter from Grace to Sterling Houston]

[Letter from Grace to Sterling Houston]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter from Grace to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. On the front page, she has quoted a passage from the book The Thorn Birds, a mythical bird who searches for a perfect thorn tree when born. When it finds it, it impales itself on its sharpest spine and sings the most beautiful song before it dies. On the back, she appears to have written a short poem.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from Guillermo R. Aquayo to John J. Herrera - 1960-09-16]

[Letter from Guillermo R. Aquayo to John J. Herrera - 1960-09-16]

Date: September 16, 1960
Creator: Aquayo, Guillermo R.
Description: Letter from Guillermo R. Aquayo to John J. Herrera, dated September 16, 1960. Aquayo has recently received a letter from J. B. Casas and writes to Herrera about the letter.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Charles J. Lieck, Jr. - 1960-02-19]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Charles J. Lieck, Jr. - 1960-02-19]

Date: February 19, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Charles J. Lieck, Jr., District Attorney in San Antonio, from Gus C. Garcia. Lieck, Jr. had offered Garcia an appointment at the courthouse in Bexar County. Garcia gracefully declines the offer and states his reasons for doing so.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Hector P. Garcia and others - 1960-06-08]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Hector P. Garcia and others - 1960-06-08]

Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia with copies sent to Hector P. Garcia, George I. Sanchez, John J. Herrera, Frank Jasso, James DeAnda, Judge Manuel V. Lopez and Antony Garcia, informing them that Garcia received a letter from Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Ross has recommended parole for Pete Hernández.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross - 1960-02-12]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross - 1960-02-12]

Date: February 12, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross, Board of Pardons and Paroles, Austin, Texas. Garcia expresses disappointment over the case of Pete Hernández and that Hernández is still confined in prison. Garcia wishes to meet Jack Ross in person to discuss this matter, because Garcia feels that Hernández's case was a question of jury discrimination.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera about Herrera's recent rejection of a high-paying job.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1948-04-23]

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

Date: April 23, 1948
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1949-05-21]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1949-05-21]

Date: May 21, 1949
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera dated May 21, 1949. Garcia is unable to come to Houston on May 25 to meet with the Council, which apparently is having difficulties with young members who are ready to criticize but unwilling to work.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1949-07-25]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1949-07-25]

Date: July 25, 1949
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera dated July 25, 1949. Discussion of the LULAC elections and certain candidates.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1950-01-19]

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1950-01-19]

Date: January 19, 1950
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia of San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated January 19, 1950. This concerns hotel and carpool arrangements for the upcoming Regional Convention.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library