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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Balleza, Maureen Bayless
Description: An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]

[Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]

Date: February 4, 1980
Creator: Dougherty, Burtis M.
Description: Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty for James P. Turner of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. to John J. Herrera. Dougherty asks Herrera to send a copy of the court's order in Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD and the order issued by the Commissioner of Education.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

Date: August 29, 1980
Creator: Flores, P. F.
Description: Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas explaining that Flores will not be able to attend the "roasting" of John J. Herrera. Flores expresses his gratitude toward Herrera for devoting Herrera's time to help teach Mexican-American children that were boycotting a segregated school in Pearland.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Angel Fraga to Tom Kreneck - 1987-06-01]

[Letter from Angel Fraga to Tom Kreneck - 1987-06-01]

Date: June 1, 1987
Creator: Fraga, Angel Z.
Description: Letter from Angel Z. Fraga to Dr. Tom Kreneck at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center dated June 1, 1987, on letterhead. The letter indicates that Fraga has forwarded a copy of a speech by John J. Herrera. The enclosed speech was given on June 22, 1975, at the first anniversary of the three Hispanic City Judges appointed by Mayor Hofheinz. The enclosure also includes copies of four photographs with captions of the event.
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[Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1980-09-11]

[Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1980-09-11]

Date: September 11, 1980
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Description: Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia congratulating John J. Herrera on being honored. Garcia praises Herrera for his accomplishments in defending Mexican-American civil rights and for his bravery in fighting discrimination. Garcia notes that he will not be able to attend the event in person.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

Date: November 21, 1983
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Draft of an article by John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on November 21, 1983. The article, titled "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", recounts Kennedy's trip to Houston and the brief time Herrera was able to spend with him. It also describes how Herrera and his family heard the news of Kennedy's assassination the following day.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Speech by John J. Herrera for Testimonial Banquet]

[Speech by John J. Herrera for Testimonial Banquet]

Date: 1980
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Speech to be given at Testimonial Banquet by John J. Herrera. In it Herrera expresses gratitude for the honor and details events from his life and his affiliations, which have shaped him as individual as well as his career.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck to Shirley Greenly Macias - 1987-04-13]

[Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck to Shirley Greenly Macias - 1987-04-13]

Date: April 13, 1987
Creator: Kreneck, Thomas H.
Description: Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck, Ph.D., of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center to Shirley Greenly Macias, Assistant Editor of the Texas Bar Journal. The letter, dated April 13, 1987, is printed on HMRC letterhead. Kreneck is communicating, on behalf of the Herrera family, the information needed to complete the memorial in the Texas Bar Journal.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
LULAC News, Volume 51, Number 2, March-April 1980

LULAC News, Volume 51, Number 2, March-April 1980

Date: 1980-03/1980-04
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: LULAC: The Magazine for Today's Latino is a magazine published by the League of United Latin American Citizens. The issue is dated March/April 1980 and features Julian Nava, Vernon Jordan, and Hector Guerra on the cover.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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