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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

Ferree pens letters about Cameron jail

Date: July 8, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Newspaper clipping about Frank Ferree's letters complaining about the quality of food in the Brownsville, Texas jail, hand-dated July 8, 1952.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge

Ferree, wetbacks' friend, jailed on contempt charge

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Date: June 20, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Gov. Brown sniffs air for fascism

Gov. Brown sniffs air for fascism

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Government leaders coming here for Garza reception

Government leaders coming here for Garza reception

Date: November 20, 1963
Creator: Perez, Noe
Description: 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.
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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."
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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.
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.
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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