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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
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[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]

[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]

Date: June 15, 1955
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Description: Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his loyal support and for the nominating speech he made at the National Convention. Pinedo also writes to Herrera about his thoughts on the election of the new National President. "I am disappointed but have concluded that I was beat by the manuevering an machinations of the Laredo group at the Convention [...] but since Laredo won't do anything for our League I am looking forward to the day when we can recapture our organization."
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[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]

[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]

Date: August 4, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.
Description: Letter from Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, to Ben C. Connally. The letter mentions John J. Herrera's request for a time extension to work on a lawsuit. Re: CA 9009 - Ben Rios, et al vs O. B. Ellis, et al.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Ed Idar Jr. from John J. Herrera dated December 21, 1955 addressing the political issues with the American GI Forum poll tax drive in the Valley, Texas. "I don't see anything wrong in the efforts of the American Gi Forum conducting this type of civic drive in the Valley. I think it should have been done long ago." Herrera writes that the Latin American people of Mexican descent should all be able to vote and pay the poll tax in preservation and contribution to the "American way of life."
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[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
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[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]

Date: January 7, 1957
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane relaying to John J. Herrera the situation with a Mr. Franks paying for court costs, which Herrera would be handling, in relation to an unspecified "note."
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[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]

Date: April 16, 1959
Creator: Daniel, Price
Description: Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead.
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[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-19]

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-19]

Date: June 19, 1959
Creator: Daniel, Price
Description: Letter from Governor Price Daniel to John J. Herrera, apologizing for Daniel's delayed response and thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Phil Montalbo, though someone else received the appointment.
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[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]

Date: January 23, 1960
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

Date: June 9, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gubernatorial candidate John B. Connally, inviting Connally to the LULAC Convention in El Paso, at which Robert F. Kennedy would be a speaker. Herrera suggests that Connally's attendance would help garner the Latin American vote for him in the governor race and would certainly introduce him to all the LULAC delegates and guests.
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