[Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]

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Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty for James P. Turner of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. to John J. Herrera. Dougherty asks Herrera to send a copy of the court's order in Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD and the order issued by the Commissioner of Education.

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2 p. ; 29 cm.

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Dougherty, Burtis M. February 4, 1980.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - February 4, 1980]

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Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty for James P. Turner of the Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. to John J. Herrera. Dougherty asks Herrera to send a copy of the court's order in Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD and the order issued by the Commissioner of Education.

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2 p. ; 29 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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  • February 4, 1980

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Sept. 4, 2013, 2:07 p.m.

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Dougherty, Burtis M. [Letter from Burtis M. Dougherty to John J. Herrera - 1980-02-04], letter, February 4, 1980; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248851/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.