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

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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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1 newspaper clipping ; 29 cm.

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  • Main Title: John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two
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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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1 newspaper clipping ; 29 cm.

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"Letters to the Editor" by John J. Herrera, 1940s-1970s

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

John James Herrera (1910-1986), lawyer and leading civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans, played a role in key cases that ultimately established that separate schools for Mexican American children were illegal and that the systematic exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens from service on juries was unconstitutional. Herrera severed as national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and was politically active throughout his life. He relates that one of the most memorable nights of his life was on November 21, 1963, when he introduced President John F. Kennedy to a group of LULAC members gathered at the Rice Hotel for a reception.

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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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Houston Post. John J. Herrera Wants A Shrine to Gen Zaragoza, page two, clipping, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248357/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.