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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Acknowledgment of receipt of briefs by John J. Herrera - 1969-03-27]
Self-addressed card for Scofields' Quality Printers, Inc. for John J. Herrera to use to verify his receipt of two copies of briefs for a case printed and delivered by that company. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249733/
[Address list of LULAC Presidents of Houston Councils, 1966]
Handwritten address list of Presidents of Houston LULAC Councils, 1966. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250847/
[Announcement of the formation of PASO, Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations - 1961-04-06]
Announcement for the formation and naming of the Political Association for Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASO) addressed to all former members of the Viva Kennedy clubs, M.A.P.A., and other interest groups. The new board of directors is given and a call to action urges those interested in setting up local PASO chapters in their communities. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249285/
[Anonymous letter]
Anonymous, undated letter referencing a case of molestation by Latin-American "thugs." It mentions ex-servicemen willing to form vigilante committees to handle the situation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250063/
[Anonymous letter to John Herrera - 1950-03-06]
Anonymous letter to John J. Herrera regarding issue of having a special police squad for Latin-Americans. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250061/
[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]
Attachment to a letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca where at the request of Machuca, Herrera summarizes his accomplishments as National President of LULAC. This attachment includes mention of the increase in the expansion of the organization as well as council formation, widespread increase in LULAC awareness, LULAC's involvement with the fight against the Pecos Texas School segregation and collaboration with other Latin American organizations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250458/
[Birthday card]
Birthday card designed by Kwik Kopy, from daughter to "Pop" (presumably John J. Herrera). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248389/
[Birthday card from B.B., Juanita, & Jr. to John J. Herrera]
Birthday card to John J. Herrera from his brother's family. The note is signed by "B.B." and wishes Herrera well and urges him to consider attending the Fall Gospel Men's Meetings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249846/
[Birthday card from Buddy Hancock]
Birthday card depicting Abraham Lincoln's Home, Springfield, Illinois. Signed by Buddy Hancock. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248377/
[Birthday card from Buddy Hancock and Hollis Waldt to John J. Herrera]
Birthday card signed "Buddy Hancock & Hollis Waldt." The cover of the card is a painting of the historic Capitol building at Williamsburg, Virginia, and a summary of the building's history is given inside the card. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249845/
[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]
A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248554/
[Birthday card from Jackie]
Birthday card signed by "Jackie." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249833/
[Birthday card from Lee to John J. Herrera]
Birthday card to John J. Herrera from his friend "Lee." There is a short handwritten message appended to the pre-printed message on the card. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249825/
[Birthday card from Lee to John J. Herrera]
Birthday card to John J. Herrera ("Juanito") from his friend Lee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249827/
[Birthday card from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-11]
Birthday card to John J. Herrera from Sheppard W. King with a color illustration on the front cover depicting a cartoon character holding a sign that reads, "We need our Birthdays" and below it the words "I've always felt". The interior of the card consists of a color illustration of bare legs with a belt wrapped around them. The printed text says, "About like a nudist needs a belt! Many happy returns anyway!" The handwritten text in the card reads, "John - be careful - I know it scares the hell out of you when they start getting nude and dropping their chastity belt!!! Happy Birthday -Shep" The digital image also includes the envelope postmarked April 11, 1967 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248579/
[Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros - 1970-04-12]
Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros dated April 12, 1970. The front of the card is a floral design with red, pink, orange and yellow flowers with the text "From Both of Us on Your Birthday" written in gold leaf. The interior of the card contains printed text "We couldn't count the many things we wish for you, good health, good luck, and happiness are only just a few -- for you deserve the very best in all that brings you cheer, with birthdays growing happier with every passing year!" The card is signed "Love your god-children, Silvia & John Cisneros". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248583/
[Blank letterhead for Governor John B. Connally]
Blank sheet of letterhead for the Governor John B. Connally Harris County Campaign Headquarters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249303/
[Bond notice from the Office of the Sheriff to John J. Herrera - 1956-07-31]
Bond notice warning John J. Herrera from the Harris County Sheriff's Department, C. V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff. The notice warns Herrera to return the bond lest he be blacklisted. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249633/
[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]
Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250172/
[Business Reply Envelope addressed to Sainz & Turigliatto]
Photocopy of a business reply envelope addressed to Sainz & Turigliatto, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, 2474 North Tucson Boulevard, Tuscon, Arizona 85716. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251516/
[Campaign letter for John B. Connally from Dan Walton, Chairman of the Harris County Connally for Governor Committee]
Letter from the Chairman of the Harris County Connally for Governor Campaign to fill out and return a card enclosed with the letter as part of supporting Connally. The letter is typed on letterhead for the John Connally for Governor campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249286/
[Campaign letter for the re-election of John J. Herrera as LULAC National President - 1953]
Campaign letter for re-election of John J. Herrera as LULAC National President at the National Convention held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 12-14, 1953. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250424/
[Campaign letter for the re-election of John J. Herrera as LULAC National President from Campaign Headquarters - 1953]
Campaign letter for re-election of John J. Herrera as LULAC National President from Armando Mares, Campaign Manager, to fellow LULACs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250425/
[Campaign letter from Dick Manne]
Letter from the Chairman of the Harris County Democrats Dick Manne urging voters to return "sanity and loyalty" to the Democratic Party in the June 2 run-off election. Manne decries the candidates who had the support, he claims, of groups like the John Birch Society and Ku Klux Klan or had been "Democrats for Nixon" and which were "loyal Democrats." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249134/
[Campaign letter from J. Doug Toole for Preston Smith]
Campaign letter from J. Doug Toole, Harris County Campaign Manager for Preston Smith, requesting financial contributions and support in Smith's run for Lieutenant Governor. The letter is typed on "Preston Smith for Lieutenant Governor" letterhead. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249133/
[Campaign letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1962-05-19]
General letter from John B. Connally to his supporters thanking them for the lead he gained in the primaries and urging their continued dedication during the lead-in to the run-off election. The letter is typed on "John Connally for Governor" letterhead. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249131/
[Campaign letter from John J. Herrera]
Letter from John J. Herrera thanking recipients for their support during his campaign, inviting them to his home the day before the election, and requesting their help on election day. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248677/
[Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon for Jim Wright - 1961-02-03]
Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon, Director of the Jim Wright for U.S. Senate Campaign, Texas headquarters, urging all Houstonians to come to a reception at the Rice Hotel at 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 1961 to honor and support Jim Wright for U.S. Senate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249061/
[Campaign Letter from Romeo Vera to members of the League of United Latin American Citizens - 1966-04-27]
Campaign letter from Romeo Vera to LULAC members on April 27, 1966, announcing his candidacy for Texas State Director of LULAC and seeking support for his election. the letter also lists Vera's LULAC activities and qualifications for the position. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250762/
[Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee - 1975]
Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee supporting the Democratic candidate, Fred Hofheinz, for the mayoral election on Tuesday, December 2, 1975. This letter was from Pat Gandy, Chairperson, Harris County Democrats and Billie Carr, Democratic National Committeewoman, Harris County Democrats. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248966/
[Card from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera]
Greeting card sent from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera. The front of the card has a newspaper clipping and the words "You're in the news!" and inside, the text says "It's always nice to read good things about friends!" A handwritten note on the inside of the card says: "Keep up the good work. ¡Es espléndido Betsy B. Johnson, Liaison Offices, GCCSA." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249813/
[Card from Joyce and Pierce]
An undated card signed "Joyce & Pierce". The front of the card has a color illustration of lilies with a cut out for the stained glass illustration on the interior. The front of the card is printed "God Bless You in Your Illness". The interior of the card has a color illustration of a stained glass window and the printed text, "May God bless you and protect you, May he send you good health and cheer, May his love and light surround you, May He be forever near." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248588/
[Card from P. F. Flores to John J. Herrera - 1979-09-11]
Card in an envelope sent to Herrera from Rev. P. F. Flores, thanking John J. Herrera for his support and congratulations on his appointment as Archbishop of San Antonio. The envelope containing the card is addressed to John J. Herrera and stamped: "El Paso, Texas 799, 11 Sep. 1979." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248947/
[Card from "S" to John J. Herrera]
Card written to John J. Herrera, undated and signed "S". The front of the card bears the initials "SGD". The interior of the card is handwritten and reads, "Dear John, Lee asked I thank you, not only for the book but the thoughts behind it all. Old friends help the heart mend faster & better." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248573/
[Card from the Lyndon B. and Lady Bird Johnson]
Card from Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson thanking the reader for their holiday remembrance and wishing them a happy New Year. The card has the Presidential seal at the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249159/
[Case file card for Dorothy Whiddon, December 4, 1961]
Card containing case information for Dorothy Whiddon. Herrera handled Whiddon divorce from her husband. Herrera's fee was $157.50 and Whiddon had paid in full. The divorce was granted on March 5, 1962. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249651/
[Christmas card from Carmen Anita - 1970-12-15]
Christmas card from Carmen Anita dated December 15, 1970. The front cover of the card has a color illustration of a winter scene including a snow topped church. The interior of the card has the printed text, "Alegre Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248582/
[Christmas card from Ernesto and Maria Luisa]
Christmas card sent by Ernesto and Maria Luisa. On the front cover of this Christmas card is a colored illustration of a girl sitting below Christmas decorations and blowing bubbles. "Feliz Navidad" is printed on the front cover. The interior of the card contains more illustrations with the printed message, "Felices Pascuas de Navidad y un Prospero Ano Nuevo." Below the type, the handwritten message reads, "Ernesto y Maria Luisa. Wish you could come soon. I'm waiting. Regards to Family. E.H." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248576/
[Christmas card from Gilbert, Eileen, Frankie, Mary, Elizabeth]
Christmas card signed: Gilbert, Eileen, Frankie, Mary, Elizabeth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249826/
[Christmas card from the David Adame Family]
Christmas card from the David Adame Family. The color illustration on the cover shows a woman wearing a red hat and holding a baby in a green blanket. The interior text is printed in red and reads, "Feliz Navidad and a Happy New Year, The David Adame Family". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248580/
[Christmas card from the Galverro family to the John J. Herrera family]
The front of the card has a color illustration of holly and Christmas bells with the text "Merry Christmas" in the top right corner. the interior of the card contains the text "To wish you the best at Christmas and all through the year". The handwritten note says, "We wish you with much affection Blanca, Paty, Blanca y Freddy S. Galvorro." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248593/
[Copy of telegram from Joe Pool to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1977-02-07]
Copy of a telegram from Congressman Joe Pool to President Lyndon B. Johnson dated February 7, 1966, regarding recognition of the work of the League of United Latin American Citizens and urging the President to proclaim the week of February 13 - 19, 1966 to be National LULAC Week. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250796/
[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]
Copy of a letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249795/
[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]
Letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. Both letters are printed on the same page with Houston Chronicle letterhead. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249797/
[Correspondence instructions from Narciso Cano to John J. Herrera, August 3, 1976]
Correspondence instructions from Narciso Cano, with LULAC National Education Service Centers, directed to John J. Herrera and dated August 3, 1976. The remarks read, "Please return to DC as soon as you can for submission to the councils." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250963/
[Credentials certification letter from Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number One to LULAC Credentials Committee - 1949-01-11]
Onionskin paper copy of credentials certification letter from George J. Galvez, Secretary, and Elias Licona, President, of Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number 1 to LULAC Credentials Committee dated January 11, 1949. This certifies that Hector de Pena was appointed as delegate to the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Houston, Texas, on January 29 and 30, 1949. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250003/
[Democratic National Committee News Release: Aumenta el personal de la lengua española en la nomina federal]
Press release from the Democratic National Committee regarding the number of federal employees who speak Spanish. The release states that under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, the federal government has already greatly increased the number of Spanish-speaking employees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249297/
[Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Industry Circular, Number 79-10, August 7, 1979]
Industry circular signed by Director G. R. Dickerson for all federal firearms licensees that clarifies "straw man transactions" in relation to the purchase of firearms purchases (those which are conducted by a third party besides the seller and the buyer). Document is printed on Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms letterhead. A copy of the envelope shows it had been sent to Esther Imports, Inc. in Houston, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249869/
[Deposition by John J. Herrera with envelope - 1977-06-10]
Deposition given by John J. Herrera on June 10, 1977. In the deposition, Herrera officially files charges against Joe Velez and list the charges and supporting reasons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251345/
[Directive from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to National Executive Board - 1979-06-20]
Directive from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, addressed to the National Executive Board and dated June 20, 1979. The directive instructs members of the board to appoint a Women's Activities Coordinator and send their information to Bonilla. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251429/
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