[Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13]

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Onoinskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora in Laredo, Texas. The letter was in regards to Felix H. Morales and his Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Zamora to prove discrimination in the application process.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. March 13, 1947.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - March 13, 1947]

Description

Onoinskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora in Laredo, Texas. The letter was in regards to Felix H. Morales and his Federal Communications Commission application for a radio station in the Houston area. Herrera is seeking assistance from Zamora to prove discrimination in the application process.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Joe Morales

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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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  • March 13, 1947

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2014, 6:30 a.m.

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to Arnulfo A. Zamora - 1947-03-13], letter, March 13, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249375/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.