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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Travis County, TX
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]

Date: February 8, 1966
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally commissioning John J. Herrera as an Admiral in the Texas Navy, at the recommendation of Senator Culp Krueger.
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[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-06]

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-06]

Date: September 6, 1967
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Jimmie Duncan for a position.
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[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]

Date: July 19, 1968
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Description: 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."
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[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 to the State Board of Examiners on behalf of John J. Herrera - 1940-09-05]

Date: September 5, 1940
Creator: Cahoon, John E.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]

Date: June 12, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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."
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]

Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.W. Gillean - 1955-04-20]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.W. Gillean - 1955-04-20]

Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

Date: June 9, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Description: 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.
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