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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Texas Outdoors: What Happened to De Zavala Park Plan?

Texas Outdoors: What Happened to De Zavala Park Plan?

Date: unknown
Creator: Ozmore, Keith
Description: Newspaper clipping that addresses the status of the De Zavala Park plan and the history of the site designated for the park.
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La Caliente Tortillas

La Caliente Tortillas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes.
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Tin Types

Tin Types

Date: August 1948
Creator: Tin Processing Corporation
Description: Clipping of heading only for monthly newsletter, Tin Types. This issue is volume IV, number 8.
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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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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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The Texas diplomatic core

The Texas diplomatic core

Date: March 2, 1972
Creator: Ashby, Lynn
Description: Newspaper article providing details regarding the 1836 Texas Independence Convention and the delegates that were in attendance.
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[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]

[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]

Date: October 24, 1943
Creator: unknown
Description: Part of page from a scrapbook with a note from the Supreme Court of Texas congratulating John J. Herrera, with envelope, and a business card for John J. Herrera. Note, envelope, and business card are laminated on a piece of thin cardboard.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Clipping from scrapbook - address for John J. Herrera]

[Clipping from scrapbook - address for John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gonzales, M. C.
Description: Portion of a scrapbook page with a piece of card stock with address label for John J. Herrera.
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Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Date: April 22, 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath.
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[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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