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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Gov. Brown sniffs air for fascism
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper about California Governor Edmund Brown, a Democrat, voicing his disappointment with the Republican Party's Presidential nominee, Senator Barry Goldwater. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249039/
Government leaders coming here for Garza reception
Clipping appearing in the Houston Press by staff writer, Noe Perez, on the reception to be given to the LULAC State director, Joe Garza, at the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. Among the attendees will be President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson. The article also mentions the possibility that Jacqueline Kennedy may talk in Spanish during the trip to Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249219/
Gus Garcia ... once-brilliant career ends
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248886/
Harris County Democratic vote
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper of the semi-official Democratic primary returns compiled by County clerk, R.E. Turrentine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249042/
Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248662/
Houston attorney writes of Latin American loyalty to United States
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250055/
In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250865/
John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248680/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248356/
John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248357/
Latest state returns on primary voting
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250635/
Latin-American citizens league to meet here
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250005/
Latin group here won't back PASO
Article titled "Latin Group Here Won't Back PASO." The article refers to the Greater Houston Latin American Progressive Association announcing that it does not currently endorse any candidate in Democratic primary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250637/
'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted
Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250234/
LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend
Clipping from a unknown newspaper about President Lyndon Johnson cancelling a part of the weekend visit to Texas because of international developments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249037/
Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250182/
LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights
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." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251645/
LULAC head raps Connally
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250974/
LULACs to assist in Dime March drive
Newspaper clipping from unknown newspaper regarding LULAC's call to Latin-American citizens to aid in the March of Dimes fund campaign. Handwritten date on clipping of 1949. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250004/
Meetings scheduled by Latin American league of citizens
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249913/
More than 200 PWs identified as Texas as end of list nears
Newspaper clipping from The Houston Post, Friday, December 21, year unknown. The article contains a list of Texans serving in the military that appeared on a Communist list of prisoners of war in North Korea. This particular listing has 18 names circled in pencil, all of them with Hispanic surnames. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250207/
My point of view
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248324/
[Newspaper clipping with comic and fight results]
Clipping from a newspaper page: one side has a comic of a paratrooper making a joke about "billowing silk" to a woman; the other side includes the results of a boxing match. Caption on comic reads: "Heh, Heh - Sorry babe, but us paratroopers just like the sight of billowin' silk." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249646/
The next four years
An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249088/
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Chronicle - 1986-10-14]
Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on October 14, 1986. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248690/
[Obituary for John J. Herrera, Houston Post - 1986-10-14]
Obituary for John J. Herrera published in the Houston Post on October 14, 1986. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248689/
"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251647/
One Republican is left in legislature
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249048/
People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249184/
Press finds many critics at convention
Newspaper clipping from the Chicago Daily News about how TV newscasters, columnists and commentators are criticized for expressing their views on political leaders. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249038/
Pro-Connally cards faked, Gonzalez says
Newspaper article about Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez stating that the postcards being mailed with his endorsement of John B. Connally were fraudulent and unauthorized. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249137/
Reyes says LULAC request to halt Torres trial was misunderstanding
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251646/
Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248692/
Rites Wednesday for John Herrera
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248688/
The Texas diplomatic core
Newspaper article providing details regarding the 1836 Texas Independence Convention and the delegates that were in attendance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248343/
Texas election returns
Newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper reporting the Texas election returns issued by the Texas Election Bureau. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249043/
Texas Outdoors: What Happened to De Zavala Park Plan?
Newspaper clipping that addresses the status of the De Zavala Park plan and the history of the site designated for the park. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248342/
Three hero medal winners to be honored Sunday
Clipping from a newspaper about a dance given by the Houston Council of the League of United Latin American Citizens to honor three Congressional Medal of Honor winners: Macario Garcia, Clteo Rodriguez and Lucina Adams. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248923/
Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon
Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250570/
Tin Types
Clipping of heading only for monthly newsletter, Tin Types. This issue is volume IV, number 8. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248348/
L.U.L.A.C pays homage to Sugar Land war hero
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248924/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page one
Page one of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250919/
UT Prof G. I. Sanchez dies, page two
Page two of a newspaper clipping about the passing of Dr. George Isadore Sanchez y Sanchez Thursday, April 6, 1972. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250921/
Well done, Mr. Shepperd
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250474/
Wharton County Lulac to award scholarships
Newspaper clipping from unknown publication, with handwritten notation of 1950. This article concerns the Wharton County LULAC council scholarships for Wharton County Junior College. It covers the application details for four scholarships to be awarded for the semester beginning in February of 1950. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250084/
Why 'Enforcement' Omitted
Newspaper clipping titled "Why 'Enforcement' Omitted" from 1964. The title refers to the "omission of the word 'enforcement' from the Republican civil rights plank" and details the reasons behind it. Followed by another article titled "Scranton Will Fight Again" and a section of comics. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250692/
Woman, 29, wounds an off-duty sheriff's deputy, then kills self
Clipping from an unknown newspaper of an article titled, "Woman, 29, wounds an off-duty sheriff's deputy, then kills self." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251648/
Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248360/
Wright says Pickle is aiding Blakley in race
Newspaper clipping about Jim Wright, U.S. Congressman, saying that the Texas Employment Commission member Jake Pickle is helping William A. Blakley in the senatorial campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249082/