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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Chronicle - 1986-10-14]
Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on October 14, 1986. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248690/
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Post - 1986-10-14]
Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Post on October 14, 1986. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248689/
Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera
Article, "Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera", published in the Houston Chronicle on October 14, 1986. The article gives a brief obituary and list information regarding the memorial services for John J. Herrera. A photograph of John J. Herrera is included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248692/
Rites Wednesday for John Herrera
Newspaper article published in the Houston Post on October 14, 1986. The article, titled "Rites Wednesday for John Herrera", announces Herrera's recent passing, contains a brief obituary, and lists information regarding the memorial services. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248688/
Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248691/
Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities
Newspaper clipping about that Rubén Bonilla, Head of the League of United Latin American Citizens, responding to the statistics from the Texas Education Agency. Bonilla says that the Texas schools may soon have white populations in the minority over Mexican American and African American students. It will be necessary for the Texans to adjust their way of life to provide for the economic needs of a growing minority population. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248865/
"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"
Clipping of an article, "Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in" by Gary Taylor, published in The Houston Post on September 16, 1977. The article covers hearings regarding accusations that Houston policemen beat Joe Torres and pushed him into Buffalo Bayou. The document includes the front page story as well as the continuation on page 19A. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251647/
Reyes says LULAC request to halt Torres trial was misunderstanding
Clipping of article, "Reyes says LULAC request to halt Torres trial was misunderstanding," by Tom Moran, published in the Houston Chronicle on September 10, 1977. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251646/
LULAC Chief Blasts President
Copy of an article titled "LULAC Chief Blasts President" by Karen Tumulty published in The San Antonio Light on Sunday, July 31, 1977. The article discusses League of United Latin American Citizens National President Ruben Bonilla's comments and discontentment with President Jimmy Carter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251394/
Texas accomplice law could resurface when Derese testifies in trial
Newspaper clipping containing an article from a 1977 issue of the Houston Post discussing a trial in which Paula Cantrell Derese will testify against Vernon E. McManus regarding a capital murder case. It also gives background about previous instances of the relevant Texas law regarding court appearances by persons implicated in crimes. The reverse side of the clipping includes an article about a highway to be built in Louisiana using clam shells and an advertisement for The Houston Post. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249812/
[Newspaper clipping for John J. Herrera's appointment to LULAC National Legal Advisor - 1977]
Short newspaper article announcing John J. Herrera's appointment to the position of National Legal Advisor for LULAC by newly-elected LULAC president Ed Morga. A photograph of Herrera accompanies the piece. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249816/
Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when
Biographical article about John J. Herrera in the Houston Post titled, "John J. Herrera remembers when," under the "Espejo" section, written by Richard Vara, a Post Reporter. This article begins with a few specific injustices Herrera worked to rectify. "Herrera remembers clearly when employment offices displayed signs declaring, 'Mexicans need not apply.' Or when there were three sets of restrooms for whites, blacks, and browns." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248325/
Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform
Editorial written by John J. Herrera suggesting that some of the systemic problems with the Harris County penal code be addressed. Using the issue of Harris County jail overcrowding to illustrate his point, Herrera recommends that the penal code be revised to better screen convicted criminals and expedite criminal cases to move offenders through the system more efficiently. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248344/
300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan
Brief newspaper article describing a dinner held in honor of Judge Jimmie Duncan, including some notable attendees, including E. A. "Squatty" Lyons and District Attorney Carol Vance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249768/
My point of view
Biographical newspaper article about John J. Herrera's work fighting discrimination against Mexican-Americans titled "My Point of View," written by Lauro Cruz. This article highlights Herrera's work as a leader in the Mexican-American community fighting for equal rights and educating members of the community about their rights. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248324/
Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248354/
Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248346/
Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248353/
The next four years
An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249088/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page one
Page one of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250919/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page two
Page two of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250921/
The Texas diplomatic core
Newspaper article providing details regarding the 1836 Texas Independence Convention and the delegates that were in attendance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248343/
3 on National LULAC staff
Article, "3 on National LULAC Staff", is an undated newspaper article and the title refers to three San Antonians appointed to League of United Latin American Citizens National staff: Manuel Gonzales as National President, Jose F. Olivares as National Housing Chairman, and Dario Chappa as Administrative Assistant. The article also mentions the appointment of John J. Herrera as National Legal Adviser. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250975/
Actividades Judiciales
Newspaper clipping entitled "Actividades Judiciales" concerning current judicial activities. The circled section highlights the case of Ernesto Jimenez versus Inspector de Policia y otras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248462/
Big City Beat, by Maxine: Have Tongue, Will Tattle
Newspaper article in an unidentified newspaper announcing that John J. Herrera will represent Buck C. Miller in his attempt to get on the ballot as a probate judge. The date of the article is presumed to be from early September 1962, but this has not been confirmed as the article itself is not dated. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248384/
[Biographical information on Dr. Martin Hames Bickham]
Magazine article clipped from unknown magazine with biographical information about Dr. Martin Hayes Bickham. Scholar who studied social problems of American communities. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250054/
La Caliente Tortillas
Article about tortilla warming on gas heaters. The article details an incident where a Mexican American called "Pedro" was burned when lighting a gas heater to warm a tortilla, leading Tom Watson to turn off the gas and end the practice of heating tortillas in Ore Storage. Contains handwritten notes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248347/
[Clip from an unidentified publication about John J. Herrera]
Clip from an unidentified publication containing John J. Herrera's name and title, Past National President of LULAC. The clipping contains the LULAC emblem and the words: "My Congratulations to the San Antonio Lulac Council No. 2 Pioneers in the Lulac Scholaship Plan." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250470/
[Clipping from scrapbook - address for John J. Herrera]
Portion of a scrapbook page with a piece of card stock with address label for John J. Herrera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248486/
Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación
Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248866/
Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge
Newspaper clipping of article about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250297/
Gov. Brown sniffs air for fascism
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper about California Governor Edmund Brown, a Democrat, voicing his disappointment with the Republican Party's Presidential nominee, Senator Barry Goldwater. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249039/
Gus Garcia ... once-brilliant career ends
Newspaper article on Gustavo "Gus" C. Garcia (July 27, 1915 – June 3, 1964), who was a Mexican-American civil rights attorney. His notable case was winning the Supreme Court case of Pete Hernández, convicted of murder by an "all-Anglo jury." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248886/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one
Editorial expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Mr. Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248356/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two
Editorial from an unidentified newspaper expanding on some of the events mentioned or related to those outlined in John J. Herrera's letter to the editor. In his letter Herrera seeks support from the United States and Mexico to build a commemorative shrine to General Ignacio Zaragoza, the South Texas Mexican patriot and hero of the Battle of Puebla. The Editor follows with a detailing of several events in Mexican history from the Texas Revolution in 1836 to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1862-1867. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248357/
Latest state returns on primary voting
Article titled "Latest State Returns on Primary Voting"; author, date, and publisher are not noted. The article list the returns for all Texas counties on the Democratic and the Republican Primaries. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250635/
Latin group here won't back PASO
Article titled "Latin Group Here Won't Back PASO." The article refers to the Greater Houston Latin American Progressive Association announcing that it does not currently endorse any candidate in Democratic primary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250637/
LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend
Clipping from a unknown newspaper about President Lyndon Johnson cancelling a part of the weekend visit to Texas because of international developments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249037/
LULAC Banquet
Clipping of a portion of an article titled "LULAC Banquet." The clipping includes a black and white photograph of Dr. George J. Garza. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250653/
LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights
Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251645/
LULAC head raps Connally
Article titled "LULAC head raps Connally" by Richard Vara interviews League of United Latin American Citizens National President Manuel Gonzales regarding the lack Hispanics in federal appointments and Gonzales's disapproval of the potential appointment of John Connally as President Gerald Ford's vice president. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250974/
More than 200 PWs identified as Texas as end of list nears
Newspaper clipping from The Houston Post, Friday, December 21, year unknown. The article contains a list of Texans serving in the military that appeared on a Communist list of prisoners of war in North Korea. This particular listing has 18 names circled in pencil, all of them with Hispanic surnames. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250207/
[Newspaper clipping with comic and fight results]
Clipping from a newspaper page: one side has a comic of a paratrooper making a joke about "billowing silk" to a woman; the other side includes the results of a boxing match. Caption on comic reads: "Heh, Heh - Sorry babe, but us paratroopers just like the sight of billowin' silk." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249646/
Press finds many critics at convention
Newspaper clipping from the Chicago Daily News about how TV newscasters, columnists and commentators are criticized for expressing their views on political leaders. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249038/
Pro-Connally cards faked, Gonzalez says
Newspaper article about Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez stating that the postcards being mailed with his endorsement of John B. Connally were fraudulent and unauthorized. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249137/
Se Niega Una Peticion
Newspaper article concerning Roberto Jimenez's case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250299/
Texas election returns
Newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper reporting the Texas election returns issued by the Texas Election Bureau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249043/
Texas Outdoors: What Happened to De Zavala Park Plan?
Newspaper clipping that addresses the status of the De Zavala Park plan and the history of the site designated for the park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248342/
Woman, 29, wounds an off-duty sheriff's deputy, then kills self
Clipping from an unknown newspaper of an article titled, "Woman, 29, wounds an off-duty sheriff's deputy, then kills self." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251648/
Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot
Letter to the editor of the Houston Press criticizing a statement made by Attorney-General Robert F. Kennedy about the importance of the annexation of Texas to the United States. In his article, Morrow points out that key historical figures supported Texas' annexation including James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson, and General Sam Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248360/
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