[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

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A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."

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6 p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm., in envelope 11 x 16 cm.

Creation Information

Herrera, Douglas M. April 11, 1968.

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Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) features two of its extensive collections: The John J. Herrera Papers and The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection.

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  • Main Title: [Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]
  • Alternate Title: [Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - April 11, 1968]

Description

A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."

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6 p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm., in envelope 11 x 16 cm.

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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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  • April 11, 1968

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • July 31, 2013, 6:52 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Herrera, Douglas M. [Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11], letter, April 11, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248554/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.