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[Biography for Sargent Cleto Rodriguez]

Description: Military biography of Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez, recounting his heroic actions during the Battle for Manila. Note at end of document reads: "Currently he is associated with Project S.E.R. (Service, Employment, Rehabilitation) in San Antonio."
Date: 1976?
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-10-22]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera in which his son, Douglas M. Herrera, explains his reasons for leaving the military and his opposition to the war in Vietnam. Douglas states that he will not and can not go back to serve in the military and plans to start a new life in San Francisco.
Date: October 22, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-12-25]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The letter describes Christmas celebrations at his military base in Vietnam including Christmas dinner provided by the Red Cross, the Bob Hope Show, and President Lyndon Johnson's visit to Vietnam.
Date: December 25, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1967-11-19]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera and wife from their son, Douglas M. Herrera, November 19, 1967. The letter describes Douglas's travels from California to Guam to Saigon, reporting for military duty. Douglas indicates that he was docked a week's pay (Article 15) but was not put before a court martial.
Date: November 19, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston - August 16, 1993]

Description: Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. Tavel writes from National Taiwan University in Taipei, where, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, he has landed a teaching position. He thanks Houston for a copy of one his plays, The Marquise. He goes on to talk about his upcoming job in Taipei and gives Houston the address of his brother, Harvey Tavel, where royalty checks for production of a play can be sent. He encloses a xeroxed newspaper clipping of one his stage plays, Notorious Harik Will Kill the Pope.
Date: August 16, 1993
Creator: Tavel, Ronald
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston - October 3, 1994]

Description: Letter from Ronald Tavel to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. He writes from National Taiwan University in Taipei, where, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship, he has landed a teaching position. He informs Houston on his life in Taiwan and of general news in his professional career as a writer, academic, and filmmaker.
Date: October 3, 1994
Creator: Tavel, Ronald
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Rodriguez, Cleto: Citation

Description: Military biography of Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez, recounting his heroic actions during the Battle for Manila. Rodriguez was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Silver Star, two Bronze Medal for Valor, six Purple Hearts and military decorations from Mexico.
Date: 1976?
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library