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[Reply by Black Coalition on Mass Media to FCC Regarding KAPE Radio License]

Description: Reply by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding a dismissal of the KAPE radio license. In prior records, the BCMM filed a petition to get KAPE radio off the air, criticizing the San Antonio broadcasters for their poor track record with the African-American community. According to the document, this petition was blocked by KAPE on grounds of being untimely filed. It is the intention of this particular document to refute KAPE and persuade the FCC to accept their original petition.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Petition by Black Coalition on Mass Media Against KAPE Radio License]

Description: Petition filed by the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against the KAPE radio license. The radio station, a local broadcaster in San Antonio, is criticized by the BCMM for its poor track record with the African-American community. The petition is an attempt to intervene in their license renewal and get them off the air, listing various reasons for their rationale.
Date: 1974
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1947]

Description: 1947 Harris County poll tax receipt number 73795 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 22, 1948
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1954]

Description: 1954 Harris County poll tax receipt number 194210 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1955
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1938]

Description: 1938 Harris County poll tax receipt number 32167 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes.
Date: January 30, 1939
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1955]

Description: 1955 Harris County poll tax receipt number 226353 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 26, 1956
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1945]

Description: 1945 Harris County poll tax receipt number 84004 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 17, 1946
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1957]

Description: 1957 Harris County poll tax receipt number 30438 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 26, 1956
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1951]

Description: 1951 Harris County poll tax receipt number 193730 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 17, 1952
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1943]

Description: 1943 Harris County poll tax receipt number 46217 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 27, 1944
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Domingo Torres]

Description: Legal document of Domingo Torres hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Torres to a segregated Prison Farm. Torres was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Torres, Domingo
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ernesto Longoria]

Description: Legal document of Ernesto Longoria hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Longoria to a segregated Prison Farm. Longoria was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Longoria, Ernesto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ben Rios]

Description: Legal document of Ben Rios hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Rios to a segregated Prison Farm. Rios was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Ben
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Affidavit signed by Ernesto Herrera - 1948-12-07]

Description: Notarized affidavit regarding two tracts of land owned by Ernesto Jimenez Herrera. One lot is in the Houston Suburban Estates subdivision and the other two lots are in the City Gardens subdivision. Herrera does not claim any of these properties as his homestead. Instead he is leasing his business property at 124 Preston Avenue.
Date: July 12, 1948
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of George Ramirez]

Description: Legal document of George Ramirez hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Ramirez to a segregated Prison Farm. Ramirez was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ramirez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1941]

Description: 1941 Harris County poll tax receipt number 53574 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1942
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1939]

Description: 1939 Harris County poll tax receipt number 38861 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 29, 1940
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Number 25,816 in the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas, Pete Hernández, Appellant versus the State of Texas, appellee

Description: Appellant's brief for the case of Pete Hernández against the State of Texas at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Pete Hernández is suing the State of Texas for depriving him of his right to the "due process" and "equal protect clauses" of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The brief states that "persons of Mexican or Latin-American descent were intentionally, arbitrarily, capriciously and systemically excluded from service as grand jury commissioners and grand jurors."
Date: unknown
Creator: Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1941]

Description: 1941 Harris County poll tax receipt number 47738 for Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1942
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Voter Registration Certificate for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1970]

Description: 1970 Harris County voter registration certificate number 346249 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera, his party affiliation, and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: December 12, 1969
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1943]

Description: 1943 Harris County poll tax receipt number 46216 for Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 27, 1944
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1939]

Description: 1939 Harris County poll tax receipt number 38862 for Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 29, 1940
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library