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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Resource Type: Clipping
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

Date: May 7, 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

Date: July 9, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one

John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page one

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Description: 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.
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John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two

John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two

Date: unknown
Creator: Houston Post
Description: 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.
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Latest state returns on primary voting

Latest state returns on primary voting

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Latin-American citizens league to meet here

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Latin group here won't back PASO

Latin group here won't back PASO

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Date: March 11, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend

LBJ cancels part of Texas weekend

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping from a unknown newspaper about President Lyndon Johnson cancelling a part of the weekend visit to Texas because of international developments.
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Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Local Lulac delegates impressed with national convention held last week-end in Laredo hotel

Date: June 28, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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