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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail
Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250298/
Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge
Newspaper clipping of article about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250297/
Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel
Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250246/
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 Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary
Houston Chronicle editorial endorsing John B. Connally in the runoff primary elections, since the Chronicle's other choice, Price Daniel, did not make it into the runoff. Connally's qualifications as the newspaper sees them are explained, and the paper's reservations about Don Yarbrough are mentioned. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249302/
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 Banquet
Clipping of a portion of an article titled "LULAC Banquet." The clipping includes a black and white photograph of Dr. George J. Garza. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250653/
LULAC Chief Blasts President
Copy of an article titled "LULAC Chief Blasts President" by Karen Tumulty published in The San Antonio Light on Sunday, July 31, 1977. The article discusses League of United Latin American Citizens National President Ruben Bonilla's comments and discontentment with President Jimmy Carter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251394/
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/
LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21
Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250323/
LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed
Newspaper article titled, "LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed" from a 1963 Corpus Christi newspaper. "Volume 54--No. 309" is listed in the heading of the paper. Other articles included in the clipping are titled, "Texan Asks New Trial On Charge of Treason", "Bob Kennedy Arrives in Warsaw for Visit", and "Connally Urges Continued Improvement of Education". John J. Herrera and Paul Andow are pictured. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250682/
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 articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers exploiting workers - June, 1952]
Copies of newspaper articles regarding Texas Governor Allan Shivers and other Texas farmers using "exploiting" Mexican workers on their farms, dated June 5 and 6, 1952. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250296/
[Newspaper clipping for John J. Herrera's appointment to LULAC National Legal Advisor - 1977]
Short newspaper article announcing John J. Herrera's appointment to the position of National Legal Advisor for LULAC by newly-elected LULAC president Ed Morga. A photograph of Herrera accompanies the piece. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249816/
[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/
Se Niega Una Peticion
Newspaper article concerning Roberto Jimenez's case. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250299/
Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250348/
Texas accomplice law could resurface when Derese testifies in trial
Newspaper clipping containing an article from a 1977 issue of the Houston Post discussing a trial in which Paula Cantrell Derese will testify against Vernon E. McManus regarding a capital murder case. It also gives background about previous instances of the relevant Texas law regarding court appearances by persons implicated in crimes. The reverse side of the clipping includes an article about a highway to be built in Louisiana using clam shells and an advertisement for The Houston Post. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249812/
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/