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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Postcard reply from Manuel V. Lopez to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-22]
An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Manuel V. Lopez's reply to John J. Herrera. Lopez indicated that he will attend the meeting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249016/
[Postcard reply from Tony Cruz to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-25]
An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Tony Cruz's reply to John J. Herrera. Cruz indicated that he will attend the meeting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249014/
[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1949-03-12]
Letter from C. E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting him to find the nearest location of the Chilean Consulate to obtain a visa for him, for his upcoming trip to Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Castañeda has already sent his application for a visa to the Consulates of Brazil and Argentina. On the letter handwritten in pencil: "Hurry, a favor to consider. 8th floor, P5111, New Orleans...Consul of Chile" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248718/
[Resolutions from LULAC Council Number Sixty to be presented at the National Convention]
Handwritten transcription of resolutions to be presented by Council No. 60 of LULAC at the national convention to be held at Austin on June 11, 12 and 13, 1948. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248862/
[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]
Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his loyal support and for the nominating speech he made at the National Convention. Pinedo also writes to Herrera about his thoughts on the election of the new National President. "I am disappointed but have concluded that I was beat by the manuevering an machinations of the Laredo group at the Convention [...] but since Laredo won't do anything for our League I am looking forward to the day when we can recapture our organization." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250552/
[Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-08]
Envelope received by John J. Herrera in the mail from the State of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249698/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to R. L. Phinney - 1966-03-07]
Letter from John J. Herrera to the District Director of Internal Revenue, R. L. Phinney, requesting confirmation as to whether the Federal Lien filed in volume 49, page 65, had been paid. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249723/
[Letter from John L. Hill to the State Bar of Texas - 1967-12-05]
Letter from John L. Hill asking his fellow members of the State Bar of Texas to help drum up support for his impending run for Texas governor's office. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249709/
Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]
Newsflash from KCOR radio station, reporting on news from Austin, Texas, from Raoul A. Cortez, President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Judge Ben H. Rice, Jr., from the Federal Court in Austin, has ordered a statewide ban on segregation of Mexican-American children in Texas schools, stating that the practice is unconstitutional and violates the 14th Amendment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248857/
[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]
Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249193/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page two
Page two of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250921/
[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-19]
Letter from Governor Price Daniel to John J. Herrera, apologizing for Daniel's delayed response and thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Phil Montalbo, though someone else received the appointment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249195/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page one
Page one of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250919/
[Letter from Morris S. Schwartz to John J. Herrera - 1966-09-15]
Letter from Morris S. Schwartz informing John J. Herrera of his appointment as a member of Local Board No. 294 of the United States Selective Service System, in Houston, Texas, by the President of the United States, and what documents Herrera would need to submit to qualify. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249727/
[Invitation card from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963]
Invitation card sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Municipal Auditorium, Austin. A request of $100 per ticket is made for the contribution to the Committee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249205/
[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-05-21]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of a blank letter template requesting the reader's participation in the Austin meeting of the Viva Johnson organization, for which they will need to select a chairman and co-chairs. It is labeled "Letter No. 1." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249233/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249647/
[Telegram draft from John J. Herrera]
Telegram written by John J. Herrera reporting that response to Viva Johnson has been good but the Austin meeting will have to be postponed due to Memorial Day. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249221/
[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-27]
Letter from Tony Bonilla thanking John J. Herrera for his invitation to a meeting of the Viva Johnson Club in Austin and saying that if he is able to slip away, he would be happy to attend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249230/
Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248866/
[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-13]
Letter from Frank M. Pinedo, Secretary of Austin, Texas, LULAC Council Number 85, to John J. Herrera, dated October 13, 1950. This letter is regarding a payment for an Austin LULAC Council event that was returned for insufficient funds. Herrera's assistance is sought to contact the person who wrote the check. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250101/
[Telegram from John J. Herrera, A. D. Azios, and James DeAnda, James to Allan Shivers]
Telegram sent to Governor Allan Shivers from the Law Offices of John J. Herrera, recommending the appointment of Judge John Snell, Jr. to the position vacated by the late Judge Frank Williford, Jr. Herrera, Azios and DeAnda highlight Snell's impartiality to turbulent Harris County politics as a particular advantage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249238/
[Invitation telegram from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963-11-20]
Invitation telegram sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Commodore Perry Hotel in Austin, Texas. The invitation was sent to Mr. and Mrs. John Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249209/
[Official Certification of documents, American Express vs. LULAC - 1977-02-04]
Official Certification of documents regarding American Express vs. League of United Latin American Citizens by Texas Secretary of State Mark White is dated February 4, 1977. The certification indicates documents were sent, but unable to be delivered, to LULAC's agent, Roberto Ornales. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251547/
LULAC, labor of love
Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driscoll Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250613/
LULAC, labor of love
Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driskill Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250609/
[Letter from Gladys Sommers to John J. Herrera - 1971-06-29]
Letter to John J. Herrera informing him of what documents he would need to submit to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles with his application for remission of a bond forfeiture. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249784/
[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]
Letter from Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, to Ben C. Connally. The letter mentions John J. Herrera's request for a time extension to work on a lawsuit. Re: CA 9009 - Ben Rios, et al vs O. B. Ellis, et al. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249467/
LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights
Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251645/
Weather vane
Photocopy of a clipping from The Dallas Morning News. Richard Morehead writes from Austin, Texas, reporting on rumors that President Lyndon Johnson does not care if Texas Senator Ralph Yarborough loses his seat in the U.S. Senate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249045/
[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-05]
Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Harrera following up on a previous phone conversation regarding the case of a Mr. Garcia and his bond. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249604/
[Invitation to the wedding of Marian Royal to Abraham Kazen, III]
Invitation sent by the Darrell Royal family on the occasion of the wedding of their daughter, Marian, to Abraham Kazen III on the December 27, 1964. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248845/
[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]
Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera. The image on the front of the postcard is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson from the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. Douglas is visiting Austin on business and stopped by the presidential library with his son Michael. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248537/
[Resolution of the League of United Latin American Citizens - 1948]
Resolution adopted by the League of United Latin American Citizens at the National Convention in Austin, Texas, paying a tribute to Frank V. Lozano who had served LULAC for several years. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248863/
[Postcard reply from Jesse R. Segovia to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-25]
An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Jesse Segovia's reply to John J. Herrera. Segovia indicated that he will attend the meeting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249015/
[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]
An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Andrew Espinosa, Jr.'s reply to John J. Herrera. Andrew Espinosa, Jr. indicated that he will attend the meeting, and will bring Kenneth Groves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249019/
[Postcard reply to John H. Herrera about Viva Johnson meeting]
A blank invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31,[1964] at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The sender of the postcard reads: John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law, 708 Scanlan Bldg. Phone:CA-8-4-4341, Houston 2, Texas with a four cent of prepaid US postage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249013/
[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-17]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Albert Armendariz, League of United Latin American Citizens National Officer, to Frank M. Pinedo, stating that Armendariz no longer wishes to be National Officer of LULAC due to unfair acts committed against members of LULAC. The letter outlines the impeachment of John J. Herrera and David Longoria and mentions the action taken against the LULAC lodge. "It is no longer safe to act on behalf of the Lulac Organization, for the danger of impeachment without a hearing will menace our every action or inaction [...] it pains me greatly to know that our Organization, the Supreme Council, would be guilty of condemning without an opportunity to be heard." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250513/
[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]
Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249875/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-12]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249254/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249253/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1966-01-05]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor John B. Connally recommending Carol Vance as a replacement for Frank Briscoe in the office of the District Attorney of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249263/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249251/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249252/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-11-13]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Dr. George J. Garza. Connally promises to consider Herrera's endorsement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249259/
[Clipping from scrapbook - includes greeting card, business card, and envelope addressed to John J. Herrera]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248489/
[Letter from Ben Belish to the Board of Legal Examiners - 1942-09-25]
Recommendation letter for John J. Herrera from Ben Belisch, Manager of the City Cab Company, to the Board of Legal Examiners. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248484/
[Letter from John M. Herrera to Frausto Toscano - 1964-03-13]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John M. Herrera to Frausto Toscano, Assistant to the Governor of Texas, concerning getting votes for Governor John B. Connally's Harris County campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248509/
[Letter from John M. Herrera to Donald Mathis - 1965-10-02]
Letter from John M. Herrera to Donald Mathis concerning the Harris County Economic Opportunity Committee and the Anti-Poverty Program. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248519/
[Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting, August 10, 1952]
Agenda of the LULAC Supreme Council Meeting held August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250451/
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