Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

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An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 10 x 18 cm.

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Balleza, Maureen Bayless October 4, 1986.

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An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 10 x 18 cm.

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News Articles and Correspondence relating to the Death of John J. Herrera, 1986-1987

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  • Houston Chronicle, October 4, 1986

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  • Publication Title: Houston Chronicle
  • Edition: October 4, 1986

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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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  • October 4, 1986

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Balleza, Maureen Bayless. Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored, clipping, October 4, 1986; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248691/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.