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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Letter
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to John J. Herrera - 1938-12-13]

[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to John J. Herrera - 1938-12-13]

Date: December 13, 1938
Creator: Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Oscar Holcombe thanking Herrea for circulating petitions on Holcombe's behalf during Holcombe's recent, successful mayoral campaign in Houston.
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[Letter from Frank E. Mann to John J. Herrera - 1939-06-30]

[Letter from Frank E. Mann to John J. Herrera - 1939-06-30]

Date: June 30, 1939
Creator: Mann, Frank E.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrea from Houston City Commissioner #2 Frank E. Mann. Mann had received a letter from one of Herrera's associations congratulating the city council on a new wage structure. The new structure has clear minimums and maximums that employees can earn through ability or longevity.
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[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to John J. Herrera - 1939-08-22]

[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to John J. Herrera - 1939-08-22]

Date: August 22, 1939
Creator: Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Houston Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Holcombe advises Herrea to contact Houston City Secretary H. C. Jacobs about Herrera's reinstatement in the water department.
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[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to Olivia C. Herrera - August 24, 1939]

[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to Olivia C. Herrera - August 24, 1939]

Date: August 24, 1939
Creator: Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968
Description: Letter to Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera, wife of John J. Herrera, from Houston Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Holcombe acknowledges Mrs. Herrera's letter concerning her husband, whom Holcombe refers to as "Johnny," and informs Mrs. Herrera that he had written to Mr. Herrera two days before suggesting that Mr. Herrera meet with City Secretary H. C. Jacobs.
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[Letter from John E. Cahoon to the State Board of Examiners on behalf of John J. Herrera - 1940-09-05]

[Letter from John E. Cahoon to the State Board of Examiners on behalf of John J. Herrera - 1940-09-05]

Date: September 5, 1940
Creator: Cahoon, John E.
Description: Letter from John E. Cahoon tot he Texas State Board of Examiners recommending that John J. Herrera be permitted to take the State Bar Examination.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page one - 1940-11-09]

Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Page 1 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page two - 1940-11-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to James H. B. House, page two - 1940-11-09]

Date: November 9, 1940
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Page 2 of a letter to Houston City Commmissioner James H. B. House from John J. Herrera. Herrera begins by congratulating House's recent reelection. Herrera reiterates his criticisms with House, including House's failure to provide a better wage scale that would help Hispanic Americans employees of the City.
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[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 John J. Herrera to Mr. Hausler - 1942-08-14]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mr. Hausler - 1942-08-14]

Date: August 14, 1942
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to Mr. Hausler, Personnel Superintendent at the Brown Ship Yard in Houston, Texas from John J. Herrera dated August 14, 1942. Written on LULAC letterhead, the letter is concerning "discrimination against workers of Mexican extraction." John J. Herrera is writing to inquire if Mr. Hausler is aware of these practices.
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[Letter from E. L. Hausler to John J. Herrera - 1942-08-17]

[Letter from E. L. Hausler to John J. Herrera - 1942-08-17]

Date: August 17, 1942
Creator: Hausler, E. L.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from E. L. Hausler, Personnel Director at the Brown Shipbuilding Company in Houston, Texas dated August 17, 1942. This is a reply to concerns about discrimination in hiring practices with an invitation to visit the site.
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