Well done, Mr. Shepperd

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Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. January 22, 1954.

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  • Main Title: Well done, Mr. Shepperd
  • Alternate Title: [Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about John Ben Shepperd]

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Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.

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1 newspaper clipping ; 28 cm.

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LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents, 1954

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  • Publication Title: Waco News-Tribune
  • Edition: January 22, 1954

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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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  • January 22, 1954

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Well done, Mr. Shepperd, clipping, January 22, 1954; Waco, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250474/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.