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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Press finds many critics at convention

Press finds many critics at convention

Date: unknown
Creator: Turner, Terry
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Chicago Daily News about how TV newscasters, columnists and commentators are criticized for expressing their views on political leaders.
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People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

Date: April 2, 1968
Creator: Royko, Mike
Description: Newspaper article chastising both white and black racists for their jubilation at President Lyndon B. Johnson's announcement that he would not be running for re-election. The author also criticizes (and defends Johnson against) "the young," the "super-hawks," and the "doves" and decries the levels of hate directed at Johnson.
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Se Niega Una Peticion

Se Niega Una Peticion

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article concerning Roberto Jimenez's case.
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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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Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Date: June 28, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from Palacios Beacon with handwritten date of June 28, 1951. The article is entitled "Local Lulac Delegates Impressed With National Convention Held Last Week-End in Laredo Hotel." The main topic of the article is the contest between John J. Herrera and George J. Garza for the office of National President. The voting resulted in a technical tie, with Vice President Herrera granted the right to cast the deciding vote, whereupon he cast his vote for his opponent.
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LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend

LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping from a unknown newspaper about President Lyndon Johnson cancelling a part of the weekend visit to Texas because of international developments.
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Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper with handwritten notation of 1949. This is an announcement of the upcoming LULAC Regional Convention to be held in Houston, Texas on January 29 and 30, 1949.
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LULAC head raps Connally

LULAC head raps Connally

Date: 197u
Creator: Vara, Richard
Description: 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.
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LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton
Description: 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."
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John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one

John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Description: 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.
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