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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

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1960-10-31]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, to John J. Herrera, and forwarded to E.J. Buckley, Captain, Warrant Division and J.D. Walters, Senior Captain. Kern writes regarding the pending fines issued on the named cases stated in the letter.
Date: October 31, 1960
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza - 1960-10-27]

Description: Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza. Cazares asks Garza for his support for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket in his area. In this connection, Cazares has mailed 500 envelopes and letters written in Spanish to be mailed to the people in Garza's area.
Date: October 27, 1960
Creator: Cazares, Edward A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from George Hernandez, Secretary, Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Hernandez thanks Herrera for being present at the Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur's election rally, and praises Herrera for his inspiring speech. Hernandez also invites Herrera to participate and hear the next Democratic candidate, Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Hernandez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Peña, Jr., 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; Peña, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
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

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Woodrow Seals - 1960-09-14]

Description: Letter to Woodrow Seals, Chairman, Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Headquarters from John J. Herrera. Herrera recommends making a pamphlet in which Senator Dennis Chavez, who is highly respected by the Latin American people, interviews Senator Kennedy, asking Kennedy questions about the Latin American situation. The pamphlet would be written in Spanish to reach the wider Latin American population.
Date: September 14, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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

[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 John J. Herrera to Ray Svoboda - 1960-07-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ray Svoboda at the Houston Lighting & Power Company to complain of the power to his house being shut off and Herrera forced to pay the gross amount from his bill to the representative who came to turn the power back on, despite not being in arrears.
Date: July 21, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library