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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
3 on National LULAC staff
Article, "3 on National LULAC Staff", is an undated newspaper article and the title refers to three San Antonians appointed to League of United Latin American Citizens National staff: Manuel Gonzales as National President, Jose F. Olivares as National Housing Chairman, and Dario Chappa as Administrative Assistant. The article also mentions the appointment of John J. Herrera as National Legal Adviser. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250975/
300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan
Brief newspaper article describing a dinner held in honor of Judge Jimmie Duncan, including some notable attendees, including E. A. "Squatty" Lyons and District Attorney Carol Vance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249768/
Actividades Judiciales
Newspaper clipping entitled "Actividades Judiciales" concerning current judicial activities. The circled section highlights the case of Ernesto Jimenez versus Inspector de Policia y otras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248462/
[Los Angeles Times Political Cartoon - 1964-06-29]
Newspaper clipping from the Los Angeles Times, published on June 29, 1964, containing a political cartoon entitled "On the Beach." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250718/
[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]
Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248661/
Big City Beat, by Maxine: Have Tongue, Will Tattle
Newspaper article in an unidentified newspaper announcing that John J. Herrera will represent Buck C. Miller in his attempt to get on the ballot as a probate judge. The date of the article is presumed to be from early September 1962, but this has not been confirmed as the article itself is not dated. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248384/
[Biographical Article on John J. Herrera]
Biographical article on John J. Herrera from the Pan-American magazine, Volume 1, Number 4, January, 1945. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248317/
[Biographical information on Dr. Martin Hames Bickham]
Magazine article clipped from unknown magazine with biographical information about Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham. Scholar who studied social problems of American communities. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250054/
Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities
Newspaper clipping about that Rubén Bonilla, Head of the League of United Latin American Citizens, responding to the statistics from the Texas Education Agency. Bonilla says that the Texas schools may soon have white populations in the minority over Mexican American and African American students. It will be necessary for the Texans to adjust their way of life to provide for the economic needs of a growing minority population. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248865/
La Caliente Tortillas
Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248347/
Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored
An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248691/
[Clip from an unidentified publication about John J. Herrera]
Clip from an unidentified publication containing John J. Herrera's name and title, Past National President of LULAC. The clipping contains the LULAC emblem and the words: "My Congratulations to the San Antonio Lulac Council No. 2 Pioneers in the Lulac Scholaship Plan." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250470/
[Clipping from scrapbook - address for John J. Herrera]
Portion of a scrapbook page with a piece of card stock with address label for John J. Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248486/
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes article, "Latin American Scouts Map Ritual," letter and envelope]
Part of page from a scrapbook with a letter from the Secretary of the Board of Legal Examiners to John J. Herrera, and articles about the Latin-American Boy Scouts of America, Antonio Morales, Jr. and Daniel Rodriguez. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248492/
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes article, "Taxi Driver Chooses Law; So Does Son", money order, and clippings]
Scrapbook with clippings entitled "Council reverses license rejection," "Taxi driver chooses law; so does son," and "Seventy taking bar exams here." Also includes an invoice from Dwyer's Drug Store and a money. order. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248493/
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]
Part of page from a scrapbook with a note from the Supreme Court of Texas congratulating John J. Herrera, with envelope, and a business card for John J. Herrera. Note, envelope, and business card are laminated on a piece of thin cardboard. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248489/
[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]
Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250604/
Columnist attack hurt, Barry says
Newspaper clipping from Houston Post about Barry Goldwater's remarks the effect of columnists and media during his campaign for President. Goldwater comments that these attach hurt his chances for the White House. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249044/
Complete Harris returns
Newspaper clipping of the complete election returns from all of Harris County's 279 voting precincts for the 1964 general election. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249041/
Connally jumps on 'outsiders' meddling'
Article about a rally in Amarillo at which John B. Connally decried "'out-of-state' meddling in Texas politics" as a counter to his opponent's charges that he represented Eastern interests. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249138/
[Copy of editorial "Bandwagon has gone, Mr. Commissioner," from the San Antonio Evening News, September 21, 1962]
Reproduction of an editorial from the San Antonio Evening News criticizing Albert A. Peña, Jr. and his Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations (PASO) organization for being derailed from their purpose, for not responding to the desires of most Latinos, and inability to solidify a party plank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249300/
Cortez new Lulac President
Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing R.A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248852/
Discrimination story condemned
Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250155/
Don Yarborough manager denies cold beer served
Newspaper clipping from the Houston Chronicle reporting a publishing error that said that cold beer was served at the Don Yarborough campaign headquarters. This was denied by Rex Braun, Harris County Campaign Manager for Yarborough. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249036/
Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom
Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248353/
Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past
Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248346/
Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past
Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248354/
Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform
Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248344/
Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when
Biographical article about John J. Herrera in the Houston Post titled, "John J. Herrera remembers when," under the "Espejo" section, written by Richard Vara, a Post Reporter. This article begins with a few specific injustices Herrera worked to rectify. "Herrera remembers clearly when employment offices displayed signs declaring, 'Mexicans need not apply.' Or when there were three sets of restrooms for whites, blacks, and browns." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248325/
Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación
Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248866/
Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail
Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250298/
Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge
Newspaper clipping of article about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250297/
Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel
Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250246/
Gov. Brown sniffs air for fascism
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper about California Governor Edmund Brown, a Democrat, voicing his disappointment with the Republican Party's Presidential nominee, Senator Barry Goldwater. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249039/
Government leaders coming here for Garza reception
Clipping appearing in the Houston Press by staff writer, Noe Perez, on the reception to be given to the LULAC State director, Joe Garza, at the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. Among the attendees will be President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson. The article also mentions the possibility that Jacqueline Kennedy may talk in Spanish during the trip to Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249219/
Gus Garcia ... once-brilliant career ends
Newspaper article on Gustavo "Gus" C. Garcia (July 27, 1915 – June 3, 1964), who was a Mexican-American civil rights attorney. His notable case was winning the Supreme Court case of Pete Hernández, convicted of murder by an "all-Anglo jury." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248886/
Harris County Democratic vote
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper of the semi-official Democratic primary returns compiled by County clerk, R.E. Turrentine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249042/
Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here
Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248662/
Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States
Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250055/
In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC
Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250865/
John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary
Houston Chronicle editorial endorsing John B. Connally in the runoff primary elections, since the Chronicle's other choice, Price Daniel, did not make it into the runoff. Connally's qualifications as the newspaper sees them are explained, and the paper's reservations about Don Yarbrough are mentioned. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249302/
John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws
Newspaper clipping about John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on July 9, 1954. The article, entitled "John Herrera Wants Tighter Insurance Laws", discusses Herrera's history and experience as well as his commitment to tighter insurance laws if elected to legislature. The clipping also includes a photograph of Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248680/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one
Editorial expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Mr. Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248356/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two
Editorial from an unidentified newspaper expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248357/
Latest state returns on primary voting
Article titled "Latest State Returns on Primary Voting"; author, date, and publisher are not noted. The article list the returns for all Texas counties on the Democratic and the Republican Primaries. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250635/
Latin-American citizens league to meet here
Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper with handwritten notation of 1949. This is an announcement of the upcoming LULAC Regional Convention to be held in Houston, Texas on January 29 and 30, 1949. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250005/
Latin group here won't back PASO
Article titled "Latin Group Here Won't Back PASO." The article refers to the Greater Houston Latin American Progressive Association announcing that it does not currently endorse any candidate in Democratic primary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250637/
'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted
Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250234/
LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend
Clipping from a unknown newspaper about President Lyndon Johnson cancelling a part of the weekend visit to Texas because of international developments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249037/
Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel
Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250182/
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