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[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

Description: Invitation postcard from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee for a reception at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom on Sunday November 1, 1964. The speakers will be Albert Thomas, from the Congressional 8th District and Dr. Edward D. Re, Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Washington D.C. At the bottom of the card shows "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." Response card with envelope included.
Date: November 1, 1964
Creator: All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Postcard of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Houston, Texas. Cars parked outside and people going to the Church.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Candid Photo
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston - May 8, 1995]

Description: Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. A short note on the back discusses problems with a project and terrible weather. They hope to go to San Antonio occasionally. The front cover shows a view of Mt. Lassen and Manzanita Lake in Mt. Lassen, California.
Date: May 8, 1995
Creator: Armstrong, Jennifer & Armstrong, Richard
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Postcard from El Rey Bonito to John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from El Rey Bonito is postmarked Monterrey, Mexico. The image on the front of the card is a building that is identified on the reverse of the card as "Palacio de Gobierno. Monterrey, N.L., Mexico." The handwritten notes reads, "Greeting to you Mr. Herrera. Regards to Miss Hernandez Mr. Fielder y al abogados Pansas El Lic Tazzo el chofer d Welch Ortiz El Rey Bonito".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bonito, El Rey
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard portrait of Franco Jimenez]

Description: Postcard featuring an image of Franco Jimenez taken in Fresno, California. Franco is sitting on a chair, dressed in a suit and bow tie.
Date: October 29, 1924
Creator: Comet Photo Studio
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Robert B. Cruz to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-23]

Description: Postcard from Robert B. Cruz to John J. Herrera dated October 23, 1950. This postcard grants Herrera permission to have the Regional LULAC Convention in Houston and asks for possible dates for the convention.
Date: October 23, 1950
Creator: Cruz, Robert B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Robert B. Cruz to John J. Herrera - 1950-10-23]

Description: Postcard from Robert B. Cruz to John J. Herrera dated October 23, 1950. This postcard grants Herrera permission to have the Regional LULAC Convention in Houston and asks for possible dates for the convention.
Date: October 23, 1950
Creator: Cruz, Robert B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard reply from Tony Cruz to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-25]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Tony Cruz's reply to John J. Herrera. Cruz indicated that he will attend the meeting.
Date: May 25, 1964
Creator: Cruz, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Convair-Liner Flying the Blue Skyway

Description: Curt Teich color postcard of a Continental Airlines Convair-Liner titled "Convair-Liner Flying the Blue Skyway." Notes concerning LULAC written on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Curt Teich & Co.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

["LBJ for the USA" postcard]

Description: Blank postcard promoting Lyndon B. Johnson with the slogan "LBJ for the USA" and "Vote Democratic."
Date: 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Christmas postcard and calendar from The Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas]

Description: Christmas postcard sent by The Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas which includes a color illustration on the front of angels and a Christmas tree and a printed 1968 calendar on the reverse. The print on the reverse reads, "Todos por Dios Las Hermanas Dominicas de Santo Tomas de Aquino les desean una Feliz Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo, Av. Azcapotzalco No. 422, Mexico 16, D. F., Tel. 27-37-56"
Date: unknown
Creator: Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of a Man]

Description: Postcard of an oval portrait of an unidentified man in profile. He is wearing a dark suit with a light-colored hat, facing right. The postcard company's information is printed on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Electric Post Card Studio
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Andrew Espinosa, Jr.'s reply to John J. Herrera. Andrew Espinosa, Jr. indicated that he will attend the meeting, and will bring Kenneth Groves.
Date: May 6, 1964
Creator: Espinosa, Andrew, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard stating Henry B. Gonzalez's endorsement of John B. Connally for Governor, sent to August L. Bacarisse - 1962]

Description: Postcard with an endorsement by U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of John B. Connally for Texas Governor. A photograph of Connally with John F. Kennedy accompanies the endorsement. John J. Herrera's address is stamped on the front and the back of the card, which is addressed to August L. Bacarisse.
Date: 1962
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard stating Henry B. Gonzalez's endorsement of John B. Connally for Governor, sent to Jorge Fernandez - 1962]

Description: Postcard with an endorsement by U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of John B. Connally for Texas Governor. A photograph of Connally with John F. Kennedy accompanies the endorsement. John J. Herrera's address is stamped on the front and the back of the card, which is addressed to Dr. Jorge Fernandez.
Date: 1962
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard stating Henry B. Gonzalez's endorsement of John B. Connally for Governor, sent to Mrs. C. B. Bacarisse - 1962]

Description: Postcard with an endorsement by U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of John B. Connally for Texas Governor. A photograph of Connally with John F. Kennedy accompanies the endorsement. John J. Herrera's address is stamped on the front and the back of the card, which is addressed to Mrs. C. B. Bacarisse.
Date: 1962
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard stating Henry B. Gonzalez's endorsement of John B. Connally for Governor, sent to Mrs. Jeannette Bacarisse - 1962]

Description: Postcard with an endorsement by U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of John B. Connally for Texas Governor. A photograph of Connally with John F. Kennedy accompanies the endorsement. John J. Herrera's address is stamped on the front and the back of the card, which is addressed to Mrs. Jeannette Bacarisse.
Date: 1962
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard stating Henry B. Gonzalez's endorsement of John B. Connally for Governor, sent to Tony Baiamonte, Jr. - 1962]

Description: Postcard with an endorsement by U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of John B. Connally for Texas Governor. A photograph of Connally with John F. Kennedy accompanies the endorsement. John J. Herrera's address is stamped on the front and the back of the card, which is addressed to Tony Baiamonte, Jr.
Date: 1962
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Property tax receipt for Nicholas Negreta from Harrisburg Independent School District]

Description: Postcard sent to Nicholas Negreta for a property tax receipt No. 4858 from Harrisburg Independent School District, Harrisburg, Texas dated 1925 for $4.30 for lot 11, Block 2, Division MPS, Value $500. Sent to Nicholas Negreta at his address, 1014 Woodbury.
Date: November 9, 1925
Creator: Harrisburg Independent School District
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John Herrera - 1968-09-23]

Description: Postcard sent to John J. Herrera, Mike, and Shep in Houston, Texas from John's son, Douglas M. Herrera in Mexico. Text: "23 Sept 68, Dear Dad, Mike, Shep, San Luis is a pretty pace, muchas bonitas mujeres but I'm itching to get to la Ciudad D. F. So I'm catching the 11:30 A.M. bus out tomorrow so I can register for classes & begin the next day. Having a Corona on you all fellas. Wish me luck, I need it. DMH." The front of the postcard has images of four buildings in San Luis Potosi, identified on the reverse as Teatro de La Paz/La Paz Theatre, Plaza de los Fundadores/The Founders Square, La Caja del Agua/The Water Box, and Palacio de Gubierno/Government Palace.
Date: September 23, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-10-19]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera and his wife Olivia from their son, Douglas M. Herrera. The postcard was mailed from Merida, Mexico to Houston, Texas and details the next portion of Douglas's journey and receipt of his father's telegram. The front image is of a hackney coach with "mestizas", two women standing in traditional dress in front of Saint John's Temple.
Date: October 19, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]

Description: Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera. The image on the front of the postcard is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson from the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. Douglas is visiting Austin on business and stopped by the presidential library with his son Michael.
Date: August 2, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library