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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Chronicle - 1986-10-14]

[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Chronicle - 1986-10-14]

Date: October 14, 1986
Creator: unknown
Description: Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on October 14, 1986.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Post - 1986-10-14]

[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Post - 1986-10-14]

Date: October 14, 1986
Creator: unknown
Description: Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Post on October 14, 1986.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera

Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera

Date: October 14, 1986
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Rites Wednesday for John Herrera

Rites Wednesday for John Herrera

Date: October 14, 1986
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Balleza, Maureen Bayless
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Date: January 22, 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"

"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"

Date: September 16, 1977
Creator: Taylor, Gary
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Reyes says LULAC request to halt Torres trial was misunderstanding

Reyes says LULAC request to halt Torres trial was misunderstanding

Date: September 10, 1977
Creator: Moran, Tom
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Date: August 22, 1976
Creator: Vara, Richard
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Editor viewpoints: purpose of penal code: to reform

Date: January 1, 1976
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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