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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.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-22]

Description: Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr., Chairman, Viva-Kennedy Johnson Clubs to John J. Herrera congratulating Herrera for his dedication and participation in the election campaign for the Democratic Kennedy-Johnson ticket. Pena cautions that the pledges made prior to the election should be fulfilled.
Date: November 22, 1960
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
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.)
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library