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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]
Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250201/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his work during the election campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249250/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249647/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-05-29]
Letter from John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's invitation to the State LULAC Convention. Connally will defer his response for a later date. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249246/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-25]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally giving John J. Herrera his regrets that it would not be possible for him to attend the February State LULAC Convention. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249260/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-11-13]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Dr. George J. Garza. Connally promises to consider Herrera's endorsement. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249259/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-06-15]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Judge George Miller for appointment to the new Criminal District Court in Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249248/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-14]
Brief letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera and "Mike" for their influence in his decision to appoint Robert Lowry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249245/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-01-14]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's endorsement of Carol Vance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249261/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally commissioning John J. Herrera as an Admiral in the Texas Navy, at the recommendation of Senator Culp Krueger. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249247/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-06]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Jimmie Duncan for a position. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249243/
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his kind thoughts. Connally states that he will not issue a certificate to make Patricia J. Collins an Honorary Texas Citizen as she was "evidently a true Texan now." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249244/
[Letter from John E. Cahoon to the State Board of Examiners on behalf of John J. Herrera - 1940-09-05]
Letter from John E. Cahoon tot he Texas State Board of Examiners recommending that John J. Herrera be permitted to take the State Bar Examination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248485/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr., Chairman, American G. I. Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. Herrera outlines the expected votes of various LULAC councils in Texas and New Mexico in Herrera's bid for the position of LULAC National President. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250244/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Ed Idar Jr. from John J. Herrera dated December 21, 1955 addressing the political issues with the American GI Forum poll tax drive in the Valley, Texas. "I don't see anything wrong in the efforts of the American Gi Forum conducting this type of civic drive in the Valley. I think it should have been done long ago." Herrera writes that the Latin American people of Mexican descent should all be able to vote and pay the poll tax in preservation and contribution to the "American way of life." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250564/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo on League of United Latin American Council Formation in Refugio, Texas. Herrera gives Pinedo further details and names of the first LULAC meeting and names and addresses of the charter members. Herrera also lets Pinedo know that Herrera wants him to be at the installation ceremony along with Felix Tijerina. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250517/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250535/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.W. Gillean - 1955-04-20]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter ton from John J. Herrera, dated April 20, 1955, addressing the matter of helping Gillean obtain a beer license in LULAC's name. Herrera is responding to a letter that Gillean sent to Joe Garza from LULAC Council Number 235 in Beaumont. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250526/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gubernatorial candidate John B. Connally, inviting Connally to the LULAC Convention in El Paso, at which Robert F. Kennedy would be a speaker. Herrera suggests that Connally's attendance would help garner the Latin American vote for him in the governor race and would certainly introduce him to all the LULAC delegates and guests. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249257/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249253/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-12]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249254/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-05-18]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of the first page of a letter from John J. Herrera inviting Governor John B. Connally to be the main speaker at the LULAC State Convention in Beaumont in February. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249255/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249251/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249252/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1966-01-05]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor John B. Connally recommending Carol Vance as a replacement for Frank Briscoe in the office of the District Attorney of Harris County. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249263/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC National and Council Officers and District Governors]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC National Officers, District Governors, and Council Officers. The letter calls for a LULAC Supreme Council Meeting for August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250452/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to R. L. Phinney - 1966-03-07]
Letter from John J. Herrera to the District Director of Internal Revenue, R. L. Phinney, requesting confirmation as to whether the Federal Lien filed in volume 49, page 65, had been paid. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249723/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Ralph Yarborough by John J. Herrera informing Yarborough of a possible banquet to be held in Houston in honor of Senator Henry B. Gonzalez, Albert U. Trevino, and other Latin American leaders in honor of their victory in Bexar County. Herrera inquires what days in March Yarborough could be in town to attend the banquet, which could also function as a fundraising event for him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249314/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter to Judge Ralph Yarborough (now a Senator-elect) suggesting that, if Yarborough has not hired all of his staff yet, Frank M. Picedo could be a good Latin American addition, discussing his qualifications and character. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249316/
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Texas Board of Law Examiners - 1970-01-24]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter of recommendation written by John J. Herrera to the Board of Law Examiners on behalf of Peter H. Murphy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249746/
[Letter from John L. Hill to the State Bar of Texas - 1967-12-05]
Letter from John L. Hill asking his fellow members of the State Bar of Texas to help drum up support for his impending run for Texas governor's office. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249709/
[Letter from John M. Herrera to Donald Mathis - 1965-10-02]
Letter from John M. Herrera to Donald Mathis concerning the Harris County Economic Opportunity Committee and the Anti-Poverty Program. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248519/
[Letter from John M. Herrera to Frausto Toscano - 1964-03-13]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John M. Herrera to Frausto Toscano, Assistant to the Governor of Texas, concerning getting votes for Governor John B. Connally's Harris County campaign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248509/
[Letter from John M. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-03-10]
A letter from John M. Herrera to Honorable John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated March 10, 1964. This letter is thanking Governor Connally for his "wonderful reception at the signing of the LULAC PROCLAMATION." Additionally Herrera inquires about Governor Connally's re-election. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250686/
[Letter from Mark White to John J. Herrera - 1977-03-28]
Letter from Mark White, Texas Secretary of State, to John J. Herrera, dated March 28, 1977, and certified by Patricia Cantrell. The letter requests remittance of payment of $3.90 for "the enclosed plain copy of all instruments for the League of United Latin American Citizens." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251054/
[Letter from Morris S. Schwartz to John J. Herrera - 1966-09-15]
Letter from Morris S. Schwartz informing John J. Herrera of his appointment as a member of Local Board No. 294 of the United States Selective Service System, in Houston, Texas, by the President of the United States, and what documents Herrera would need to submit to qualify. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249727/
[Letter from Pauline Santos to Paul Gil - 1952-10-13]
Letter from Pauline Santos of Elgin, Texas, to Paul Gil of Austin, Texas, dated October 13, 1952. Santos relates dates and names of people discriminated against at three different business establishments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250264/
[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]
Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249193/
[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-19]
Letter from Governor Price Daniel to John J. Herrera, apologizing for Daniel's delayed response and thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Phil Montalbo, though someone else received the appointment. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249195/
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]
Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249327/
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-13]
Letter from Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for the pleasure of his company at a banquet and refers to him as "a living representative of more than one historical age" due to Herrera's connections and involvement in Texas and the Southwest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249323/
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]
Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249324/
[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]
Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his support, along with Latino support from all around Texas, for contributing to Yarborough's victory. The letter is typed on campaign letterhead reading at the top, "Judge Ralph Yarborough for U.S. Senator ... Vote April 2" and at the bottom, "Yarborough - of Texas, by Texas, for Texas." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249315/
[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]
Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249338/
[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]
Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane relaying to John J. Herrera the situation with a Mr. Franks paying for court costs, which Herrera would be handling, in relation to an unspecified "note." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249337/
[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]
Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249875/
[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-27]
Letter from Tony Bonilla thanking John J. Herrera for his invitation to a meeting of the Viva Johnson Club in Austin and saying that if he is able to slip away, he would be happy to attend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249230/
[Letter from W. A. Lee to the Board of Legal Examiners and the Houston Bar Association - 1942-09-28]
Recommendation letter for John J. Herrera from W. A. Lee to the Board of Legal Examiners and the Houston Bar Association. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248481/
[Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Herrera - 1948-11-05]
Letter from W. St. John Garwood to John J. Harrera following up on a previous phone conversation regarding the case of a Mr. Garcia and his bond. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249604/
[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]
Letter from Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, to Ben C. Connally. The letter mentions John J. Herrera's request for a time extension to work on a lawsuit. Re: CA 9009 - Ben Rios, et al vs O. B. Ellis, et al. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249467/