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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Date: April 22, 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
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Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Date: 1956
Creator: unknown
Description: Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6."
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John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

Date: July 9, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on July 9, 1954. The article, entitled "John Herrera Wants Tighter Insurance Laws", discusses Herrera's history and experience as well as his commitment to tighter insurance laws if elected to legislature. The clipping also includes a photograph of Herrera.
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Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Date: January 22, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
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LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

Date: 1953
Creator: El Paso Times
Description: Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC.
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Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from a Bay City newspaper, indicated by handwritten note, dated 1953. Article is a rebuttal from Sheriff Jack Cole to charges made by LULAC delegates at the LULAC convention that a grand jury had whitewashed the decision regarding the fatal shooting of George Sanchez. LULAC was asking for an impartial investigation of George Sanchez's civil rights.
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Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Date: July 8, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952.
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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Date: June 20, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles 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.
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[Newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers exploiting workers - June, 1952]

[Newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers exploiting workers - June, 1952]

Date: June 5, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Copies of newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers using "exploiting" Mexican workers on their farms, dated June 5 and 6, 1952.
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'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Date: March 11, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
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