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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Year: 1980
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Banquet New Names

Banquet New Names

Date: 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: List of invitees (or attendees) for John J. Herrera Testimonial Banquet. Document includes names, titles, employers, and occupations.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Date: January 22, 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Highlights of 1980 LULAC Convention]

[Highlights of 1980 LULAC Convention]

Date: June 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: The document lists by date events at the 1980 League of United Latin American Citizens Convention.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Judge's Orders and Motion to Withdraw and Substitute Counsel, American Express vs. LULAC - 1980-07-29]

[Judge's Orders and Motion to Withdraw and Substitute Counsel, American Express vs. LULAC - 1980-07-29]

Date: July 29, 1980
Creator: Porto, Joseph
Description: Documents regarding American Express vs. League of United Latin American Citizens, including Judge's Orders and Motion to Withdraw and Substitute Counsel.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[List of friends and colleagues of John J. Herrera]

[List of friends and colleagues of John J. Herrera]

Date: 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: List of "special friends" that worked with John J. Herrera during his career. The letter attached is addressed to Angel from Mike and explains the contents of the list.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
LULAC News, Volume 51, Number 2, March-April 1980

LULAC News, Volume 51, Number 2, March-April 1980

Date: 1980-03/1980-04
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: LULAC: The Magazine for Today's Latino is a magazine published by the League of United Latin American Citizens. The issue is dated March/April 1980 and features Julian Nava, Vernon Jordan, and Hector Guerra on the cover.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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