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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Johnny...My Friend

Johnny...My Friend

Date: unknown
Creator: Aguayo, Guillermo
Description: Eulogy written by Guillermo Aguayo in honor of John J. Herrera and titled, "Johnny...My Friend". The eulogy describes Herrera's passion for civil rights even after his stroke and leading up to his death.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Memorandum from Juan F. Aguilera to the LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-10-01]

[Memorandum from Juan F. Aguilera to the LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-10-01]

Date: October 1, 1979
Creator: Aguilera, Juan F.
Description: Memorandum from Juan F. Aguilera, League of United Latin American Citizens Executive Administrative Assistant, directed to National Executive Board Members regarding his employment with the National Office. The memo is dated October 1, 1979.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

[Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

Date: September 7, 1979
Creator: Aguirre, Lupe
Description: Memorandum from Lupe Aguirre, Chairperson of League of United Latin American Citizens Council #11041 - Organizing Committee for October Board meeting, directed to "All National Executive Board Members." The memo is dated September 7, 1979, and the subject is "Preliminary Information on upcoming National Executive Board Meeting."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-06-18]

[Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales - 1976-06-18]

Date: June 18, 1976
Creator: Akire, Alma & Herring, Morris
Description: Letter from Alma Akire to Manuel Gonzales, League of United Latin American Citizens National Presdient, dated June 18, 1976. The letter indicates attachment of a letter from Morris Herring of Banco Internacional. The letter from Herring is directed to the Honorable John J. Rhodes, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. This letter, dated May 18, 1976, refers to an enclosed article and requests that Rhodes assist Banco Internacional in receiving repayment from LULAC.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Affidavit from Alianza Hispano Americana, Civil Rights Department]

[Affidavit from Alianza Hispano Americana, Civil Rights Department]

Date: unknown
Creator: Alianza Hispano Americana
Description: Document describing suit filed in Federal Court at Houston, Texas in behalf of plaintiffs Ben Rios, et al. The suit was sponsored by the Alianza Hispano-Americana. Attorneys for the plaintiffs are John J. Herrera of Houston; Ralph C. Estrada of Tucson; A. L. Wirin and Marshall Ross of Los Angeles.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

Date: November 1, 1964
Creator: All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee
Description: Invitation postcard from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee for a reception at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom on Sunday November 1, 1964. The speakers will be Albert Thomas, from the Congressional 8th District and Dr. Edward D. Re, Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Washington D.C. At the bottom of the card shows "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." Response card with envelope included.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Fred Alston and Francis L. Williams to John J. Herrera - 1965-03-29]

[Letter from Fred Alston and Francis L. Williams to John J. Herrera - 1965-03-29]

Date: March 29, 1965
Creator: Alston, Fred & Williams, Francis L.
Description: Letter from Fred Alston, Houston NAACP Rally Committee Chairman, and Francis L. Williams, Houston NAACP Master of Ceremony, to John J. Herrera on March 29, 1965, thanking Herrera for his participation in the Selma, Alabama Protest Rally at City Hall.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Certification of a Copy of Impeachment Charges against Joseph R. Benites, 1976]

[Certification of a Copy of Impeachment Charges against Joseph R. Benites, 1976]

Date: 1976
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Description: Certification of a copy of impeachment charges against Joseph R. Benites in 1976, signed by LULAC National Secretary, Deborah Alvarado.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

[Letter from Deborah D. Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites - 1977-01-06]

Date: January 6, 1977
Creator: Alvarado, Deborah D.
Description: Copy of letter from Deborah Alvarado to Joseph R. Benites on January 6, 1977, regarding impeachment charges and proceedings, on LULAC letterhead. The letter includes a list of proposed jury members and future correspondence information.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library