[Letter from Sylvia Gonzalez to John J. Herrera]

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Letter from Sylvia Gonzalez asking John J. Herrera, a friend of Gonzalez's parents, for his help in locating her father and grandmother in Texas.

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6 p. ; 26 cm.

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Gonzalez, Sylvia 1974.

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Letter from Sylvia Gonzalez asking John J. Herrera, a friend of Gonzalez's parents, for his help in locating her father and grandmother in Texas.

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6 p. ; 26 cm.

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Legal and General Correspondence and Documents of John J. Herrera, 1970-1975

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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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[Envelope from Sylvia Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1974-11-13] (Letter)

[Envelope from Sylvia Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1974-11-13]

Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera from Sylvia Gonzalez. Both sides of the envelope include the note "Do not fold photo."

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[Envelope from Sylvia Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1974-11-13], HPLM_MSS160-b4-f10-04, ark:/67531/metapth249738

[Photograph of Maria Ellen Gonzalez - 1974] (Photograph)

[Photograph of Maria Ellen Gonzalez - 1974]

Photograph of Maria Ellen Gonzalez, younger sister of Sylvia Gonzalez.

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[Photograph of Maria Ellen Gonzalez - 1974], HPLM_MSS160-b4-f10-03, ark:/67531/metapth249737

[Photograph of Sylvia Gonzalez - 1973] (Photograph)

[Photograph of Sylvia Gonzalez - 1973]

Photograph of Sylvia Gonzalez. The back of the photograph is largely scribbled over but includes the note: "Love ya Sylvia Gonzalez 1973."

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[Photograph of Sylvia Gonzalez - 1973], HPLM_MSS160-b4-f10-02, ark:/67531/metapth249736

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  • 1974

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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  • Jan. 19, 2014, 9:28 a.m.

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Gonzalez, Sylvia. [Letter from Sylvia Gonzalez to John J. Herrera], letter, 1974; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth249735/: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.