[Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13]

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Postcard from Tom Puente to John Herrera dated August 13, 1955 and postmarked Chicago, Illinois. The front of the postcard is a color illustration of a cowboy on a horse looking at at a woman walking away. The text above reads: "Reckon yer new in these parts Lady - ya oughta wear somethin' under them chaps!" The back of the postcard has the handwritten message, "Hello Johnnie, Sorry I didn't get to see you again while I was here in Houston. Hope to see you next year. Regards to all our friends for me. P.S. Rusty havn't wretten to me ... continued below

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2 p. : col. ill. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Puente, Tom August 13, 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13]
  • Alternate Title: [Postcard from Tom Puente to John J. Herrera - August 13, 1955]

Description

Postcard from Tom Puente to John Herrera dated August 13, 1955 and postmarked Chicago, Illinois. The front of the postcard is a color illustration of a cowboy on a horse looking at at a woman walking away. The text above reads: "Reckon yer new in these parts Lady - ya oughta wear somethin' under them chaps!" The back of the postcard has the handwritten message, "Hello Johnnie, Sorry I didn't get to see you again while I was here in Houston. Hope to see you next year. Regards to all our friends for me. P.S. Rusty havn't wretten to me for a while, 1642 E 53rd St. Apt. 304, Tom Puente."

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2 p. : col. ill. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Greeting Cards to John J. Herrera and family

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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 provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • August 13, 1955

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Puente, Tom. [Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13], postcard, August 13, 1955; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248584/: accessed March 31, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.