[Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - 1966-02-14]

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Postcard to John J. Herrera from Bernice, postmarked February 14, 1966, in El Paso, Texas. The front of the postcard features an image of a cavern with stalactites and stalagmites which is identified on the reverse of the card as Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. The handwritten note on the reverse of the card reads, "Hi, Last card left. Bernice".

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

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Creator: Unknown. February 14, 1966.

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  • Main Title: [Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - 1966-02-14]
  • Alternate Title: [Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - February 14, 1966]

Description

Postcard to John J. Herrera from Bernice, postmarked February 14, 1966, in El Paso, Texas. The front of the postcard features an image of a cavern with stalactites and stalagmites which is identified on the reverse of the card as Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. The handwritten note on the reverse of the card reads, "Hi, Last card left. Bernice".

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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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  • February 14, 1966

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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[Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - 1966-02-14], postcard, February 14, 1966; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248589/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.