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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan

300 attend appreciation dinner for Judge Duncan

Date: August 7, 1975
Creator: Houston Chronicle
Description: 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.
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My point of view

My point of view

Date: April 18, 1975
Creator: Cruz, Lauro
Description: 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.
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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
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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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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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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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 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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3 on National LULAC staff

3 on National LULAC staff

Date: unknown
Creator: Trajo, Frank
Description: 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.
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