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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Letter
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from Angel Fraga to Tom Kreneck - 1987-06-01]

[Letter from Angel Fraga to Tom Kreneck - 1987-06-01]

Date: June 1, 1987
Creator: Fraga, Angel Z.
Description: Letter from Angel Z. Fraga to Dr. Tom Kreneck at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center dated June 1, 1987, on letterhead. The letter indicates that Fraga has forwarded a copy of a speech by John J. Herrera. The enclosed speech was given on June 22, 1975, at the first anniversary of the three Hispanic City Judges appointed by Mayor Hofheinz. The enclosure also includes copies of four photographs with captions of the event.
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[Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]

[Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]

Date: February 4, 1980
Creator: Dougherty, Burtis M.
Description: Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty for James P. Turner of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. to John J. Herrera. Dougherty asks Herrera to send a copy of the court's order in Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD and the order issued by the Commissioner of Education.
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[Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1980-09-11]

[Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1980-09-11]

Date: September 11, 1980
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Description: Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia congratulating John J. Herrera on being honored. Garcia praises Herrera for his accomplishments in defending Mexican-American civil rights and for his bravery in fighting discrimination. Garcia notes that he will not be able to attend the event in person.
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[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

Date: August 29, 1980
Creator: Flores, P. F.
Description: Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas explaining that Flores will not be able to attend the "roasting" of John J. Herrera. Flores expresses his gratitude toward Herrera for devoting Herrera's time to help teach Mexican-American children that were boycotting a segregated school in Pearland.
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[Letter from Shirley Greenly Macias to the family of John J. Herrera - 1987-01-27]

[Letter from Shirley Greenly Macias to the family of John J. Herrera - 1987-01-27]

Date: January 27, 1987
Creator: Macias, Shirley Greenly
Description: Letter from Shirley Green Macias, Assistant Editor of the Texas Bar Journal, to the family of John J. Herrera, printed on organization letterhead and dated January 27, 1987. The letter offers condolences on the death of John J. Herrera and asks for information so that a memorial can be published in the next issue of the journal. A self addressed stamped envelope is included for response.
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[Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck to Shirley Greenly Macias - 1987-04-13]

[Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck to Shirley Greenly Macias - 1987-04-13]

Date: April 13, 1987
Creator: Kreneck, Thomas H.
Description: Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck, Ph.D., of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center to Shirley Greenly Macias, Assistant Editor of the Texas Bar Journal. The letter, dated April 13, 1987, is printed on HMRC letterhead. Kreneck is communicating, on behalf of the Herrera family, the information needed to complete the memorial in the Texas Bar Journal.
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[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
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