[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

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Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996 June 3, 1956.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - June 3, 1956]

Description

Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Ralph Yarborough, 1950s-60s

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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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  • June 3, 1956

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Aug. 18, 2014, 6:57 a.m.

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Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996. [Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03], letter, June 3, 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249324/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.