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[Letter to John J. Herrera - 1955-02-15]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera, from unspecific League of United Latina American Citizens source, dated February 15, 1955, in regards to the declaration by the Supreme Council that the offices of the National Organizer and the National Chaplain are vacant and inactive. The author of the letter states "I hope that the action taken by the Supreme Council will not keep you from working very closely with me on LULAC matters [...] I would like to appoint you as a Chairman of a National Committee to study ways and means of increasing the educational opportunities that are available to persons of Spanish extraction."
Date: February 15, 1955
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Sympathy card from J.B. Casas and family to the Herrera family - 1964-02-15]

Description: Sympathy card sent to the Herrera family from J.B. Casas and family, dated February 15, 1964. The front of the card is a color illustration of the Virgin Mary with the words "With Deepest Sympathy" printed on the bottom right corner. The interior of the card has a black and white illustration of doves and a fountain with the quote "Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted...Matthew 5:4". The text of the card reads, "With deepest sympathy at this time of sorrow may the thought that others keep you in their prayers ease your heart and give you strength."
Date: February 15, 1964
Creator: Casas, J.B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library