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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Date: April 22, 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
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Discrimination story condemned

Discrimination story condemned

Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.
Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
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Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Date: July 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950.
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John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

Date: July 9, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on July 9, 1954. The article, entitled "John Herrera Wants Tighter Insurance Laws", discusses Herrera's history and experience as well as his commitment to tighter insurance laws if elected to legislature. The clipping also includes a photograph of Herrera.
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'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Date: March 11, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
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Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Date: June 28, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
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Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Date: 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6."
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Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Date: January 22, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
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Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships

Date: 1950
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown publication, with handwritten notation of 1950. This article concerns the Wharton County LULAC council scholarships for Wharton County Junior College. It covers the application details for four scholarships to be awarded for the semester beginning in February of 1950.
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