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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Gus Garcia ... once-brilliant career ends

Gus Garcia ... once-brilliant career ends

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper article on Gustavo "Gus" C. Garcia (July 27, 1915 – June 3, 1964), who was a Mexican-American civil rights attorney. His notable case was winning the Supreme Court case of Pete Hernández, convicted of murder by an "all-Anglo jury."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Date: April 22, 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath.
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Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States

Date: July 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper of a letter written by John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to a Mrs. Jackson, titled "Houston Attorney Writes of Latin American Loyalty to United States", hand-dated July, 1950.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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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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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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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Latest state returns on primary voting

Latest state returns on primary voting

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Article titled "Latest State Returns on Primary Voting"; author, date, and publisher are not noted. The article list the returns for all Texas counties on the Democratic and the Republican Primaries.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library