[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-27]

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Letter from Ed Idar, Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas, to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera to make a five minute radio tape to address the poll tax rallies in January in each of the three Valley counties.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Idar, Eduardo, Jr. December 27, 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-27]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - December 27, 1955]

Description

Letter from Ed Idar, Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas, to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera to make a five minute radio tape to address the poll tax rallies in January in each of the three Valley counties.

Physical Description

4 p. ; 28 cm.

Notes

Dr. Hector P. Garcia & G.I. Forum, 1950s-1970s

Edited and written on the letter : "The tape should be in Spanish!" Also in pencil: "Fa 38347"

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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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  • December 27, 1955

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Feb. 4, 2014, 1:31 p.m.

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Idar, Eduardo, Jr. [Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-27], letter, December 27, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248787/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.