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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.
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[Connally Newsletter, Number 16, October 1, 1962]

[Connally Newsletter, Number 16, October 1, 1962]

Date: October 1, 1962
Creator: John Connally for Governor Campaign
Description: The Connally Newsletter issue number 16 lists a number of campaign news updates, requests for support, and talking points against the opposing Republican Party in general and Jack Cox in particular.
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[Letter from Pauline Santos to Paul Gil - 1952-10-13]

[Letter from Pauline Santos to Paul Gil - 1952-10-13]

Date: October 13, 1952
Creator: Santos, Pauline
Description: Letter from Pauline Santos of Elgin, Texas, to Paul Gil of Austin, Texas, dated October 13, 1952. Santos relates dates and names of people discriminated against at three different business establishments.
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[Program for Texas Inaugural Festivities, January 26, 1965]

[Program for Texas Inaugural Festivities, January 26, 1965]

Date: January 26, 1965
Creator: 1965 Texas Inaugural Committee
Description: Program of events for the Governor's inauguration, starting with a ticket-only Victory Dinner on January 25 and followed by the actual inauguration and inaugural reception on the following day.
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[Roster of LULAC Ladies Council Number 202 of Austin, Texas - 1953]

[Roster of LULAC Ladies Council Number 202 of Austin, Texas - 1953]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Roster of LULAC Ladies Council Number 202 of Austin, Texas, with handwritten date of 1953. Lists members, officers and their addresses.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]

Date: April 15, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter to Judge Ralph Yarborough (now a Senator-elect) suggesting that, if Yarborough has not hired all of his staff yet, Frank M. Picedo could be a good Latin American addition, discussing his qualifications and character.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]

Date: March 9, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Ralph Yarborough by John J. Herrera informing Yarborough of a possible banquet to be held in Houston in honor of Senator Henry B. Gonzalez, Albert U. Trevino, and other Latin American leaders in honor of their victory in Bexar County. Herrera inquires what days in March Yarborough could be in town to attend the banquet, which could also function as a fundraising event for him.
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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

Date: April 6, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his support, along with Latino support from all around Texas, for contributing to Yarborough's victory. The letter is typed on campaign letterhead reading at the top, "Judge Ralph Yarborough for U.S. Senator ... Vote April 2" and at the bottom, "Yarborough - of Texas, by Texas, for Texas."
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[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"
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