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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
One Republican is left in legislature

One Republican is left in legislature

Date: November 5, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post stating that the Democratic Party has made a clean sweep in the Texas Legislative districts, except for one Republication position in the House. There are no Republicans in the Texas State Senate.
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In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
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People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

Date: April 2, 1968
Creator: Royko, Mike
Description: Newspaper article chastising both white and black racists for their jubilation at President Lyndon B. Johnson's announcement that he would not be running for re-election. The author also criticizes (and defends Johnson against) "the young," the "super-hawks," and the "doves" and decries the levels of hate directed at Johnson.
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The Texas diplomatic core

The Texas diplomatic core

Date: March 2, 1972
Creator: Ashby, Lynn
Description: Newspaper article providing details regarding the 1836 Texas Independence Convention and the delegates that were in attendance.
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UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page one

UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page one

Date: April 6, 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Page one of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972.
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UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page two

UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page two

Date: April 6, 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Page two of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972.
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The next four years

The next four years

Date: September 28, 1972
Creator: New York Times
Description: An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States.
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Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
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Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
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Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library