LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955

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LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955. This publication contains information relating to LULAC activities and news affecting the LULAC community. On page 14 of this publication, there is a feature of John J. Herrera titled "John J. Herrera direct descendant of Texas Hero." The article is a single column and shows a picture of John J. Herrera at the San Jacinto monument laying down a wreath in honor of the "great contribution that was made by the Latin Americans of Mexican descent in winning the Independence of Texas." According to the article, Herrera was part of the Sons ... continued below

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22 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

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League of United Latin American Citizens June 1955.

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  • Main Title: LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955
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LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955. This publication contains information relating to LULAC activities and news affecting the LULAC community. On page 14 of this publication, there is a feature of John J. Herrera titled "John J. Herrera direct descendant of Texas Hero." The article is a single column and shows a picture of John J. Herrera at the San Jacinto monument laying down a wreath in honor of the "great contribution that was made by the Latin Americans of Mexican descent in winning the Independence of Texas."

According to the article, Herrera was part of the Sons of the Republic of Texas due to his relation to "Pedro Herrera, who fought at San Jacinto, Blas Herrera of Bear County in San Antonio, who was a scout for Sam Houston, and Fransisco Ruiz, alcalde (mayor) of San Antonio during the Texas Revolution, and one of the two native Texas who signed the declaration of Independence."

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22 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

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LULAC News, June, 1955

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  • Publication Title: LULAC News
  • Volume: 22
  • Issue: 12

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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 for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

This collection includes correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Herrera is best known for playing a pivotal role in key cases that desegregated schools and fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • June 1955

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League of United Latin American Citizens. LULAC News, Volume 22, Number 12, June 1955, periodical, June 1955; Laredo, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250567/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.