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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Text
 County: Harris County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Acceptance of Invitation to Membership, The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Form for Acceptance of Invitation to Membership into the Sons of the Republic of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248634/
[Achievements of Houston LULAC Council Number Sixty -1950]
Achievements for Houston LULAC Council Number 60 for the year of 1950. The list is broken down by month and events. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250142/
Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Tex.
Text of the campaign speech given by John J. Herrera on behalf of C. V. "Buster" Kern, who is running for Sheriff of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249109/
Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Tex.
Text of the campaign speech given by John J. Herrera on behalf of C. V. "Buster" Kern, who is running for Sheriff of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249106/
[Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Texas]
Text of the campaign speech given by John J. Herrera on behalf of C. V. "Buster" Kern, who is running for Sheriff of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249101/
Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Texas
Text of the campaign speech given by John J. Herrera on behalf of C. V. "Buster" Kern, who is running for Sheriff of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249107/
[Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising]
Advertisement from Houston Times All-Church Press for Political Advertising. "As your MESSENGERS TO These Influential and Civic-Working Voters, Use The Houston Times With 81 Separate Local Newspapers Each One Edited by the Reader's Own Pastor." The advertisement also boasts, "ONLY 3 1/2 Cents Per Paper"; "LEAD Your Race from the Start." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250491/
[Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings, February 11-12, 1977]
Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings at the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel in Houston, Texas, on February 11-12, 1977, pertaining to the impeachment of Joseph Benites. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251250/
[Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings, February 12, 1977]
Agenda of the LULAC Impeachment Proceedings at the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel in Houston, Texas on February 12, 1977, pertaining to the impeachment of Joseph Benites. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251249/
[Agenda of the LULAC Texas State Convention, May 12-15, 1977]
Agenda for the League of United Latin American Citizens Texas State Convention held at the Hilton Inn on May 12-15, 1977 in Houston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251082/
[Agenda of the meeting of Supreme Council of LULAC, February 11, 1977]
Agenda for the meeting of Supreme Council of League of United Latin American Citizens held at Rice Rittenhouse Hotel on Friday, February 11, 1977. The agenda includes articles of impeachment against Joesph R. Benites. The bottom portion of the page has been ripped showing the agenda only until 5:00 pm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251039/
[Announcement for LULAC Council 688 Second Annual Seminar - February, 1977]
Announcement for LULAC Council 688 Second Annual Seminar to be held on February 16 at the Ramada Inn at 7:30 pm. Agenda for the event includes the following three speakers: Dr. Lupe Quintanilla, Honorable Judge Abe Ramirez, and Luis Cano. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251033/
[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]
An announcement on LULAC Council No. 60 letterhead for their dance to be held on Sunday, December 9, 1945 with honored guest Macario Garcia, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Other special invited guests included the Mexican Consul,the Chairman of the Good Neighbor Commission, the mayor of Houston, Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez (another Congressional Medal of Honor winner), and other LULAC delegations from San Antonio and Laredo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249884/
[Announcement of Three Services of Worship Sponsored by Council on Education in Race Relations]
Announcement of Three Services of Worship Sponsored by Council on Education in Race Relations. Churches listed as participants are Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, Trinity East Methodist Church, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The announcement also lists the Members of the Council: Ministers Association of Greater Houston, Rabbinical Association of Houston, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, United Church Women of Houston, Jewish Community Council, Young Women's Christian Association, Council of Churches of Greater Houston, Houston Commission on Interracial Cooperation. This document also includes information on a radio station that elaborates on "community life" on KCOH 143 with Dr. H.A. Bullock, Texas Southern University, Moderator. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250478/
[Announcement of Three Services of Worship Sponsored by Council on Education in Race Relations]
Announcement of Three Services of Worship Sponsored by Council on Education in Race Relations. Churches listed as participants are Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, Trinity East Methodist Church, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The announcement also lists the Members of the Council: Ministers Association of Greater Houston, Rabbinical Association of Houston, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, United Church Women of Houston, Jewish Community Council, Young Women's Christian Association, Council of Churches of Greater Houston, Houston Commission on Interracial Cooperation. This document also includes information on a radio station that elaborates on "community life" on KCOH 143 with Dr. H.A. Bullock, Texas Southern University, Moderator. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250479/
[Autographed speech by Martin Dies, Jr. - 1969-04-21]
A typed, autographed copy of a speech by Martin Dies, Jr., delivered on San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1969. The inscription reads "To my friend and great [?] John Herrera, Martin Dies, Jr." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248663/
[Balance Statement from DePrima, Aranda and De Leon Attorneys at Law to John J. Herrera, January 27, 1977]
Balance Statement from DePrima, Aranda and De Leon, Attorneys at Law, to John J. Herrera. The statement includes fees for legal services and document reproduction. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251031/
Banquet New Names
List of invitees (or attendees) for John J. Herrera Testimonial Banquet. Document includes names, titles, employers, and occupations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248364/
[Benson Carbon and Ribbon Company Shipment Receipt - 1965-02-22]
Copy of a shipment receipt for the delivery of a dozen typewriter ribbons to John J. Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249714/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from Custom Discount Carpets, Inc., April 9, 1964]
Contract for services performed at the law offices of John J. Herrera by Custom Discount Carpets, Inc. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249680/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Rice Hotel - 1976-10-10]
Bill from Rice Hotel sent to John J. Herrera for charges related to the League of United Latin American Citizens Conference Banquet. The bill is dated October 10, 1976, with a balance of $26.50. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251001/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Rice Hotel - 1977-04-30]
Bill from Rice Hotel directed to John J. Herrera. The bill is dated April 30, 1977, and indicates a previous unpaid balance of $307.39. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251074/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Rice Hotel - 1977-05-31]
Bill from the Rice Hotel to John J. Herrera, dated May 31, 1977, regarding a previous balance of $307.39. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251079/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Rice Rittenhouse Hotel - 1977-03-31]
Bill from Rice Rittenhouse Hotel to John J. Herrera, dated March 31, 1977, and indicates a previous outstanding balance of $307.39. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251066/
[Bill for John J. Herrera from the Richardson & Associates Reporting Company, February 15, 1977]
Bill from Richardson & Associates Reporting Company for $100.00 for services rendered at a hearing for LULAC at the Rice Hotel on February 12, 1977. The bill is dated February 15, 1977. At the bottom of the bill, John J. Herrera typed a response indicating that this work was not authorized by him or anyone at League of United Latin American Citizens. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251040/
[Biographies of John J. Herrera - 1952-10-04]
Biographies of John J. Herrera. The first, two page biography on LULAC letterhead is dated October 4, 1952. The third page is a condensed, three paragraph biography. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250270/
Boletin a los clubes y sociedades Mexicanas de Houston, Texas
Bulletin announcing the recipients of a $250.00 scholarship. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250008/
[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]
The original charter of Boy Scout Troop #426 of Houston, Texas dated October 31, 1943. The troop was sponsored by The League of United Latin American Citizens, with John J. Herrera as Scoutmaster of the troop. It is printed in color on the official Boy Scouts of America charter form. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249880/
[Business card for John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law]
Business card for John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law. Address is listed as Office C. 4-7491, 710 Scanlan Building, Houston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248474/
[Business card for Kenney J. Fromm]
Business card for Kenney J. Fromm, Sales Representative, Pan American World Airways System, Houston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250199/
[Business card, John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law]
Business card for John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law, lists his office in the Scanlan Building, contact information, and his associate, Maxwell C. Wright. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251171/
[Business card of John J. Herrera, Attorney At Law - 1949]
Business card of John J. Herrera, Attorney At Law, with handwritten date of 1949. The reverse side of the card contains handwritten notes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249960/
[Business card of John J. Herrera, Counselor at Law]
Business card of John J. Herrera, Counselor at Law, Suite 707 Scanlan Building, Houston, Texas 77002. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250909/
[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera]
Campaign speech by John J. Herrera, addressing his qualifications and the platforms on which he is running, including "better schools and the control of juvenile delinquency, for jury service for women, and will fight any attempt to foist higher taxes or any sales tax on the people of Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248678/
[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera]
Campaign speech by John J. Herrera in which he addresses people working on his campaign for Position No. 5 in the Texas Legislature. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248676/
[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera for Fred Hofheinz]
Campaign speech for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. Herrera lists Hofheinz's achievements as mayor and asks for support to help Hofheinz be re-elected. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248967/
[Cashier's check for J. B. Casas - 1965-04-26]
Cashier's check remitted from John J. Herrera to the order of J. B. Casas for $25. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249649/
[Cashier's check for Judge Miron Love's campaign - 1960-02-17]
Cashier's check for Judge Miron Love's campaign fund, remitted to John J. Herrera, for the amount of $25. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249664/
Citation conferred on Sargent Macario Garcia by President Truman in Ceremonies at the White House at Washington, D. C. August, 1945
Copy of the citation confered on Sgt. Macario Garcia by President Harry Truman in August, 1945. The copy is produced courtesy of "Buenos Dias, Amigos" program on radio station KLEE. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248921/
[City of Houston Paving Assessment for Timoteo Casarez, Jr. - 1967-06-12]
Statement for a Paving Assessment from the City of Houston for a property owned by Timoteo Casarez, Jr. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249731/
[Civic Action Committee bulletin - 1960-03-09]
Civic Action Committee bulletin, dated March 9, 1960. The headline is "Gonzalez to attend C.A.C. Barbacoa" and describes Senator Henry B. Gonzalez's upcoming visit to Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248713/
[Civic Organizations and Employment Record of John J. Herrera]
A record of the different civic organizations, including both membership and activities, as well as the employment activities of John J. Herrera. This document focuses on Herrera's close ties with the Hispanic Community in Houston and the United States and emphasizes his successes in fighting for equal rights for all Mexican-Americans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248322/
[Commercial Broadcast Contract from KLVL Radio Station, Pasadena, Texas - 1950-05-22]
Commercial broadcast contract from KLVL Radio Station in Pasadena, Texas, signed by John J. Herrera, dated May 22, 1950. This contract was paid for by Mrs. Felix Morales and was paying for a congratulatory message to be broadcast on the radio station. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250083/
[El Concilio de la Raza press release - 1977-10-06]
El Concilio de la Raza press release, October 6, 1977. The press release expresses the group's dissatisfaction with the verdict of negligent homicide in the case of Joe Campos Torres, a Vietnam veteran who was beaten and killed by five police officers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248939/
Constitution and by-laws of the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations (PASO)
Constitution and by-laws of the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations (PASO). This document outlines the purpose, rules for membership, organization, and rules of order of PASO. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248711/
Contract for Advertisement in the LULAC Golden Anniversary National Convention Program
Contract for purchasing an advertisement in the LULAC Golden Anniversary National Convention Program. The contract lists the fee for various advertisements. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250930/
[Draft of article by John J. Herrera - 1956-10-22]
Onionskin paper carbon copy draft of an article by John J. Herrera dated October 22, 1956. This article was Herrera's rebuttal to Felix Tijerina's article on support of the Eisenhower-Nixon administration. "We have bitterly realized in their past administrations that we were the last to be hired and the first to be hired. We will continue to support the Democratic party and their nominees, Stevenson and Kerauver." Herrera also writes: "the great majority of the Latinos do not share his enthusiasm for the Republican Party, as 97 percent of the Latinos work for a living and do not own their business (as Mr. Tijerina does), or are professional people." At the top of this article in Spanish, there is a note which reads as such in English: "(Note: Despite certain Mexican 'leaders' knowing that Nixon 'was of the tricky politics' since October of 1956 many here in Houston on the radio or the TV begged 'Now more than ever four more years of Nixon': The least they should do is now after the failure, is to ask for forgiveness from the people before continuing to make recommendations on who to vote for." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250569/
[Draft of "Everyman is a product of his environment of 'Let's look at the record'"]
Campaign speech titled: "Everyman is a product of his environment of [sic] Let's look at the record." In this speech, John J. Herrera offers his views on why former District Attorney Frank Briscoe lost to Fred Hofheinz in the recent city primary elections. Contains some handwritten edits. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248965/
[Draft of "Herrera, a self made man"]
Draft of the biography entitled "Herrera, a self made man" containing details about John J. Herrera's personal life, education, career, affiliations, and notable accomplishments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248338/
[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera - 1963-02-02]
Draft of speech by John J. Herrera on February 2, 1963, addressing the mayor and city council regarding a recent proposition for civilian board to review charges of police brutality. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248681/
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