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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Mail Bag, Houston Press - 1941-06-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Mail Bag, Houston Press - 1941-06-09]

Date: June 9, 1941
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Copy of a letter to the editor written by John J. Herrera regarding the discrimination faced by Latin-Americans in Texas and the United States. Herrera believes that if the United States provides opportunities and equal treatment for all races and nationalities, it will influence other countries to do the same and foster good working relationships with foreign countries, namely those in Latin-America.
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[Letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-02]

[Letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-02]

Date: September 2, 1948
Creator: Padilla, M. S.
Description: Handwritten letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera expressing her expressing her displeasure with an article in the Tin Smelter about Mexican Americans and the tortillas. She requests that Herrera write a letter to the newsletter, Tin Types, in response to the negative way in which Mexican Americans were portrayed in the article. Also, in the postscript, Mrs. Padilla asks Mr. Herrera if she could have an installation at an upcoming formal dance.
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-06-10]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-06-10]

Date: June 10, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera. The letter reiterates Douglas' concerns regarding his father's drug use and urges him to realize the danger. The last page of the letter ends mid-sentence indicating perhaps pagee are missing from the letter.
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-08-19]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-08-19]

Date: August 19, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated August 19, 1967. Douglas describes conditions on base and the new commanding officer, the new camera he purchased, and his need for new glasses.
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1966-10-24]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1966-10-24]

Date: October 24, 1966
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John J. Herrera, dated October 24, 1966. The letter, mailed from Fort Polk, Louisiana to Houston, Texas, describes a recent visit from Douglas's wife, Lynda, and his brother, Mickey. Douglas expresses concern over the separation of his brother, Mickey, from his wife, Sally, and suggests that Mickey needs professional, psychiatric help and may need to go back to the V. A. or State hospital.
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-01-09]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-01-09]

Date: January 7, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated January 7, 1971 and mailed from Puebla, Mexico, to Houston, Texas. The letter states that Douglas M. Herrera has been relieved of his position at the County Clerk's Office. He explains that he has returned to school to take education courses in the hopes of qualifying to teach.
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera]

Date: unknown
Creator: Hererra, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera which describes recent and upcoming exams and Douglas's desire to see his family at Easter vacation.
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[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

Date: April 11, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."
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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera, dated July 20, 1969 and mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Houston, Texas. Douglas informs his parents of a new job he has acquired on a salmon fishing boat and comments on the moon landing.
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[Telegram from Javier Merino Galindo to Douglas MacArthur Herrera - 1969-07-13]

[Telegram from Javier Merino Galindo to Douglas MacArthur Herrera - 1969-07-13]

Date: July 13, 1969
Creator: Merino Galindo, Javier
Description: This telegram sent to Douglas MacArthur Herrera in Mexico was received by Telegrafos Nacionales on July 13, 1969. The text of the telegraph reads, "Please report at government affairs office, as soon as possible."
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