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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Text
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
[Money orders from Pedro Garza to John J. Herrera - 1972-08-07]

[Money orders from Pedro Garza to John J. Herrera - 1972-08-07]

Date: August 7, 1972
Creator: Garza, Pedro
Description: Copies of two money orders from Pedro Garza, Bovina, Texas to John J. Herrera, League of United Latin American Citizens. One for $51.00 and one for $10.00.
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My Sister and Brother LULACs

My Sister and Brother LULACs

Date: 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Speech given by John J. Herrera at the 1953 LULAC National Convention titled, "My Sister and Brother LULACs." As the National LULAC President, John J. Herrera is giving his yearly report to the delegates at the National LULAC Convention. Herrera mentions that his greatest disappointment was the stoppage of the LULAC News newsletter due to lack of funds.
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[Myron Manufacturing Corporation Handy Reorder Form]

[Myron Manufacturing Corporation Handy Reorder Form]

Date: February 8, 1977
Creator: Myron Manufacturing Corporation
Description: Copy of Myron Manufacturing Corporation Reorder Form for John J. Herrera. Items ordered include one hundred "slide-a-side with window" and one digital alarm clock.
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[Name tag for John J. Herrera - 1968]

[Name tag for John J. Herrera - 1968]

Date: 1968
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Description: Name card for John J. Herrera of Texas from the Victory 1968 Conference of the Democratic National Committee. The Democratic Party emblem of a donkey is shown on the top left in red.
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[New Century Fund speech by John L/ Hill - 1977]

[New Century Fund speech by John L/ Hill - 1977]

Date: 1977
Creator: Hill, John L., 1923-2007
Description: Speech by John L. Hill titled "The New Century Fund at the Half Way Mark" from 1977. Hill discusses the establishment and purpose of the New Century Fund.
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[News release: Viva Johnson-Humphrey Club groups form in Harris County, Texas]

[News release: Viva Johnson-Humphrey Club groups form in Harris County, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Viva Johnson-Humphrey Club
Description: News release about Viva Johnson-Humphrey Club groups forming in Harris County, Texas. The names of the State and National chairman, co-chairman, and representatives of Bexar County, Los Angeles, California, New Mexico, and East Texas have been elected. A resolution was made to elect President Lyndon Johnson and Vice President Hubert Humphrey for the Democratic ticket. The letter is marked "Attention Ben Kaplan." Handwritten notes are at the bottom of the letter. Handwritten on the back is the address of the Viva Johnson-Humphrey Clubs.
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[News update on John B. Connally's first statewide television appearance]

[News update on John B. Connally's first statewide television appearance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Slip of pink paper briefly announces John B. Connally's first statewide television appearance in October with instructions to check local papers for further details.
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Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Newsflash from KCOR, June 15, 1948]

Date: June 15, 1948
Creator: KCOR
Description: Newsflash from KCOR radio station, reporting on news from Austin, Texas, from Raoul A. Cortez, President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Judge Ben H. Rice, Jr., from the Federal Court in Austin, has ordered a statewide ban on segregation of Mexican-American children in Texas schools, stating that the practice is unconstitutional and violates the 14th Amendment.
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[Note by John J. Herrea about John F. Kennedy's assassination]

[Note by John J. Herrea about John F. Kennedy's assassination]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Note by John J. Herrera based on the book "The death of a President," by William Manchester.
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[Note by John J. Herrera about mariachi music at meeting with John F. Kennedy]

[Note by John J. Herrera about mariachi music at meeting with John F. Kennedy]

Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: Note written by John J. Herrera, on the occasion of John F. Kennedy's visit at the Rice Hotel at Houston. The note reads: "Coming in Main Ball Room Rice "Notice Mexican Mariachis in Background singing "Jacqueline, Jacqueline."
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