[Letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy M. Briones - 1950-09-21]

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Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy Briones, 2nd R.T.B. Plt. 23, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, California, dated September 21, 1950. This is replying to Briones request for help in getting a discharge from military service. Herrera advises Briones to remain in the Marine Corp, and offers other personal advice.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Herrera, John J. September 21, 1950.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy M. Briones - 1950-09-21]
  • Alternate Title: [Letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy M. Briones - September 21, 1950]

Description

Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy Briones, 2nd R.T.B. Plt. 23, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, California, dated September 21, 1950. This is replying to Briones request for help in getting a discharge from military service. Herrera advises Briones to remain in the Marine Corp, and offers other personal advice.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents, September-December, 1950

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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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  • September 21, 1950

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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Herrera, John J. [Letter from John J. Herrera to Rudy M. Briones - 1950-09-21], letter, September 21, 1950; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250093/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.