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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Connally jumps on 'outsiders' meddling'

Connally jumps on 'outsiders' meddling'

Date: May 23, 1962
Creator: Boyd, Lou
Description: Article about a rally in Amarillo at which John B. Connally decried "'out-of-state' meddling in Texas politics" as a counter to his opponent's charges that he represented Eastern interests.
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Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Date: July 8, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952.
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Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge

Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping of article about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
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Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación

Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación

Date: 194u
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools.
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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: 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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Government leaders coming here for Garza reception

Government leaders coming here for Garza reception

Date: November 20, 1963
Creator: Perez, Noe
Description: Clipping appearing in the Houston Press by staff writer, Noe Perez, on the reception to be given to the LULAC State director, Joe Garza, at the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. Among the attendees will be President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson. The article also mentions the possibility that Jacqueline Kennedy may talk in Spanish during the trip to Texas.
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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Date: June 20, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.
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John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

Date: May 7, 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Houston Chronicle editorial endorsing John B. Connally in the runoff primary elections, since the Chronicle's other choice, Price Daniel, did not make it into the runoff. Connally's qualifications as the newspaper sees them are explained, and the paper's reservations about Don Yarbrough are mentioned.
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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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