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[Notebook of Meeting Minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Meeting minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc., covering the time period of September 17, 1960, to (possibly) May 17, 1962. Written inside a maroon spiral notebook, copious notes discuss the inner-workings of the organization's many meetings.
Date: 1960-09-17/1962-05-17
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Guillermo R. Aquayo to John J. Herrera - 1960-09-16]

Description: Letter from Guillermo R. Aquayo to John J. Herrera, dated September 16, 1960. Aquayo has recently received a letter from J. B. Casas and writes to Herrera about the letter.
Date: September 16, 1960
Creator: Aquayo, Guillermo R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1959]

Description: 1959 Harris County poll tax receipt number 350205 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, 1960
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1960-04]

Description: Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration held on April 20-21, 1960. The cover of the program has an aerial image of San Jacinto State Park with the title and dates printed to the left. Pages two and three of the program list the program events by date and time as well as the committee chairmen and pageant judges. Pages four and five list the princesses, their flag, and the group they represent. Page six of the program lists the escorts for the princesses. Page seven lists: San Jacinto State Park Commission, San Jacinto Museum of History Association, Color Guard, Parade Marshall, and Parade Participants. The back cover of the program has an illustration of the six flags over Texas and the statue of Sam Houston on horseback.
Date: 1960-04-20/1960-04-21
Item Type: Pamphlet
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández - 1960-06-08]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández, informing Hernández that Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended a parole for him, and as soon as the necessary requirements are met, Hernández will be released from prison. Garcia hopes Hernández's future free life will be fruitful, and he will succeed in life.
Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1960-02-01]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera of the dates, names and places of the second Pete Hernández trial, as Garcia wants to issue a reprint of the pamphlet "A cotton picker finds justice" and bring it up-to date.
Date: February 1, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera - 1960-08-17]

Description: Letter from Justo Correa to John J. Herrera, printed on League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 12 letterhead and dated August 17, 1960. Correa thanks Herrera for his kind words to Porfirio Flores regarding Council No. 12.
Date: August 17, 1960
Creator: Correa , Justo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Valdez to LULAC members - 1960-05-25]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Valdez to LULAC members inviting them to the LULAC National Convention in San Antonio on June 30, July 1, 2, & 3, 1960. The letter is dated May 25, 1960.
Date: May 25, 1960
Creator: Valdez, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Valdez - 1960-06-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Valdez, dated June 3, 1960, and stamped "COPY." Herrera requests a full brochure of all activities planned for the LULAC National Convention so that it can be discussed on a Spanish-language radio station in the Houston area.
Date: June 3, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Campos - 1960-01-30]

Description: Letter from Tony Campos, Executive Director for LULAC, dated January 30, 1960, and printed on Little School of the 400 letterhead. The letter announces the opening of a LULAC pre-school program at Clayton Courts Housing Units.
Date: January 30, 1960
Creator: Campos, Tony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Charles J. Lieck, Jr. - 1960-02-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Charles J. Lieck, Jr., District Attorney in San Antonio, from Gus C. Garcia. Lieck, Jr. had offered Garcia an appointment at the courthouse in Bexar County. Garcia gracefully declines the offer and states his reasons for doing so.
Date: February 19, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross - 1960-02-12]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross, Board of Pardons and Paroles, Austin, Texas. Garcia expresses disappointment over the case of Pete Hernández and that Hernández is still confined in prison. Garcia wishes to meet Jack Ross in person to discuss this matter, because Garcia feels that Hernández's case was a question of jury discrimination.
Date: February 12, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia - 1960-02-15]

Description: Letter from Adolfo Chavez Calderon to Gus C. Garcia, advising Garcia about possible legal options for a divorce, to be obtained either in Mexico or in Europe.
Date: February 15, 1960
Creator: Chavez Calderon, Adolfo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Civic Action Committee bulletin - 1960-03-09]

Description: Civic Action Committee bulletin, dated March 9, 1960. The headline is "Gonzalez to attend C.A.C. Barbacoa" and describes Senator Henry B. Gonzalez's upcoming visit to Houston.
Date: March 9, 1960
Creator: Civic Action Committee
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Hector P. Garcia and others - 1960-06-08]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia with copies sent to Hector P. Garcia, George I. Sanchez, John J. Herrera, Frank Jasso, James DeAnda, Judge Manuel V. Lopez and Antony Garcia, informing them that Garcia received a letter from Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Ross has recommended parole for Pete Hernández.
Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1960-02-17]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera, informing Herrera that an immigration bill has been passed by the House granting temporary visas to fiancees of United States citizens. The Bill is now in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Garcia asks Herrera to send Garcia some detailed information about the divorce case for which Herrera has permission from the Social Security Administration to submit the decree for it.
Date: February 17, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1960-10-29]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera dated October 29, 1960. Written on Texas Aggies letterhead, the letter discusses school life including an upcoming football game.
Date: October 29, 1960
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas to all Texas voters - 1960]

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas urging those of Hispanic American descent to vote for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming election on November 8, 1960. The letter argues that if all of the Hispanic Americans in Texas vote for the democratic ticket, it may decide which way the state votes, since the rest of Texas is fairly split between the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000; Pena, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from K. R. Hinckley to John J. Herrera - 1960-07-22]

Description: Letter from the Customer Service Manager at Houston Lighting and Power Company apologizing to John J. Herrera for the erroneous cessation of his electric service and refunding him for the extra amount Herrera had to pay in order to have power returned.
Date: July 22, 1960
Creator: Hinckley, K. R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library