[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

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Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas explaining that Flores will not be able to attend the "roasting" of John J. Herrera. Flores expresses his gratitude toward Herrera for devoting Herrera's time to help teach Mexican-American children that were boycotting a segregated school in Pearland.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Flores, P. F. August 29, 1980.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - August 29, 1980]

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Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas explaining that Flores will not be able to attend the "roasting" of John J. Herrera. Flores expresses his gratitude toward Herrera for devoting Herrera's time to help teach Mexican-American children that were boycotting a segregated school in Pearland.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Testimonial dinner for John J. Herrera, 1980

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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 19th and 20th centuries. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

This collection includes correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Herrera is best known for playing a pivotal role in key cases that desegregated schools and fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • August 29, 1980

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Sept. 26, 2013, 2:23 p.m.

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Flores, P. F. [Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29], letter, August 29, 1980; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248362/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.