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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan

300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan

Date: August 7, 1975
Creator: Houston Chronicle
Description: Brief newspaper article describing a dinner held in honor of Judge Jimmie Duncan, including some notable attendees, including E. A. "Squatty" Lyons and District Attorney Carol Vance.
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Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
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Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
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Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Date: January 1, 1976
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently.
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Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Date: August 22, 1976
Creator: Vara, Richard
Description: Biographical article about John J. Herrera in the Houston Post titled, "John J. Herrera remembers when," under the "Espejo" section, written by Richard Vara, a Post Reporter. This article begins with a few specific injustices Herrera worked to rectify. "Herrera remembers clearly when employment offices displayed signs declaring, 'Mexicans need not apply.' Or when there were three sets of restrooms for whites, blacks, and browns."
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LULAC Chief Blasts President

LULAC Chief Blasts President

Date: July 31, 1977
Creator: Tumulty, Karen
Description: Copy of an article titled "LULAC Chief Blasts President" by Karen Tumulty published in The San Antonio Light on Sunday, July 31, 1977. The article discusses League of United Latin American Citizens National President Ruben Bonilla's comments and discontentment with President Jimmy Carter.
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My point of view

My point of view

Date: April 18, 1975
Creator: Cruz, Lauro
Description: Biographical newspaper article about John J. Herrera's work fighting discrimination against Mexican-Americans titled "My Point of View," written by Lauro Cruz. This article highlights Herrera's work as a leader in the Mexican-American community fighting for equal rights and educating members of the community about their rights.
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[Newspaper clipping for John J. Herrera's appointment to LULAC National Legal Advisor - 1977]

[Newspaper clipping for John J. Herrera's appointment to LULAC National Legal Advisor - 1977]

Date: 1977
Creator: unknown
Description: Short newspaper article announcing John J. Herrera's appointment to the position of National Legal Advisor for LULAC by newly-elected LULAC president Ed Morga. A photograph of Herrera accompanies the piece.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
The next four years

The next four years

Date: September 28, 1972
Creator: New York Times
Description: An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States.
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