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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Text
 County: Harris County, TX
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Tex.

Address on behalf of C. V. Buster Kern for Sheriff of Harris County, Tex.

Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]

[Announcement of The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60 dance]

Date: December 6, 1945
Creator: The League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 60
Description: 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.
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[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]

[Boy Scouts of America Charter for Troop #426, Houston, Texas]

Date: October 31, 1943
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: 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.
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[Dues notice from the Sons of the Republic of Texas to John J. Herrera - 1944]

[Dues notice from the Sons of the Republic of Texas to John J. Herrera - 1944]

Date: 1944
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas
Description: Dues notice of $2.00 sent to John J. Herrera by the Sons of the Republic of Texas.
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[KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera - 1948-08-25]

[KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera - 1948-08-25]

Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: KLEE (Radio station : Houston, Tex.)
Description: KLEE radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera for C.V. Buster Kern. The introduction highlight's the Herrera family's history in Texas. Includes disclaimer that the following broadcast is a paid commercial bought by friends of C. V. "Buster" Kern, in behalf of Kern's candidacy for Harris County Sheriff.
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[LULAC News Invoice to Houston Council No. 60 -1948-01-28]

[LULAC News Invoice to Houston Council No. 60 -1948-01-28]

Date: January 28, 1948
Creator: Garza, G. J.
Description: Invoice from the "LULAC News" editor, G. J. Garza, in Laredo, Texas, to the LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) Houston Council No. 60. The invoice is for 95 extra "LULAC News" copies at 10 cents per copy, totaling $9.50.
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[L. M. Inkley mortgage payments for Porfiro and Fransisca Vasquez]

[L. M. Inkley mortgage payments for Porfiro and Fransisca Vasquez]

Date: October 6, 1945
Creator: L. M. Inkley Company
Description: Documents listing the payments made from 1943-1944 on a property bought by Porfiro and Fransisca Vasquez as well as payments with interest to be made in 1944-1945.
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[Press release by LULAC to Houston newspapers - 1949-03-25]

[Press release by LULAC to Houston newspapers - 1949-03-25]

Date: March 25, 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Carbon copy of press release sent to Houston Chronicle, Houston Post, and Houston Press, as indicated by handwritten entries dated March 25, 1949. The Houston Junior LULAC installation was held March 27, 1949 at the Havana Club of 100 young men and women between the ages of 14 and 18. The guest of honor at the installation ceremonies was Dr. Carlos C. Castaneda of the University of Texas.
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[Regional Convention Proclamation from John J. Herrera to Texas Councils of LULAC - 1949]

[Regional Convention Proclamation from John J. Herrera to Texas Councils of LULAC - 1949]

Date: 1949
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Regional Convention Proclamation from John J. Herrera, LULAC Regional Governor, to the Texas Councils of LULAC. The convention was to be held in Houston, Texas on January 29 and 30, 1949.
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[Resolution of Thanks from Texas LULAC Councils - 1949-01-30]

[Resolution of Thanks from Texas LULAC Councils - 1949-01-30]

Date: January 30, 1949
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Resolution by Texas councils of LULAC at the Regional Convention in Houston, Texas, January 29 and 30, 1949, to give a vote of thanks to the lawyers winning the case of Delgado vs. The Bastrop Independent School District which outlawed the Segregated Mexican School in Texas. The end of this letter contains a short handwritten note in pencil.
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