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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two

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

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Description: 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.
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Meetings scheduled by Latin American league of citizens

Meetings scheduled by Latin American league of citizens

Date: October 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping with handwritten date noted as October 1947 titled "Meetings Scheduled By Latin American League of Citizens". This article contains information about an upcoming LULAC regional convention to be held in Houston for LULAC delegates from 45 Texas cities.
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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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Harris County Democratic vote

Harris County Democratic vote

Date: May 5, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping from an unidentified newspaper of the semi-official Democratic primary returns compiled by County clerk, R.E. Turrentine.
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One Republican is left in legislature

One Republican is left in legislature

Date: November 5, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post stating that the Democratic Party has made a clean sweep in the Texas Legislative districts, except for one Republication position in the House. There are no Republicans in the Texas State Senate.
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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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Texas election returns

Texas election returns

Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Description: Newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper reporting the Texas election returns issued by the Texas Election Bureau.
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L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero

Date: September 7, 1945
Creator: Gregory, Martha
Description: Clipping from The Houston Post about a LULAC meeting held to honor Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia. Garcia received the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945, from President Harry Truman. Post photograph features Robert E. Smith ; Sergeant Macario Garcia ; and John J. Herrera. Article is from page 1 of Section 2, Friday, September 7, 1945 edition.
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Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot

Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot

Date: unknown
Creator: Morrow, Wright
Description: 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.
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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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