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[Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera - 1978-10-02]

Description: Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's help. A second cousin of Cavazos's is being charged with possession of a firearm, to be tried in Galveston on October 11, 1978. The letter is handwritten on County of Hidalgo letterhead.
Date: October 2, 1978
Creator: Cavazos, Ramiro
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Edited speech by John J. Herrera introducing Attorney General John L. Hilll - 1977-12-17]

Description: Edited speech by John J. Herrera delivered on December 17, 1977, on behalf of Honorable John L. Hill, candidate for governor of Texas. The speech serves to promote the candidate as well as introduce Hill as the keynote speaker and includes handwritten edits by Herrera.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech introducing John Hill - 1977-12-17]

Description: Copy of a speech by John J. Herrera delivered on December 17, 1977, on behalf of Honorable John L. Hill, candidate for governor of Texas. The speech serves to promote the candidate as well as introduce Hill as the keynote speaker.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Tejas banquet program - 1977-12-17]

Description: IMAGE de Tejas: A National Organization Concerned with Government Employment for Hispanics banquet program, dated Saturday, December 17, 1977. Installation banquet honoring charter officers and members of Brownsville and McAllen chapters, held at the Hilton Inn Ballroom at McAllen, Texas with Attorney General John L. Hill as the keynote speaker.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Tejas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form - 1977]

Description: IMAGE de Tejas employment conference form. The full title is Employment Conference for Mexican Americans and Other Spanish Speaking People Interested in Government Employment. Includes information about the organization, a conference schedule, and registration form. The conference was to be held in McAllen, Texas at the Hilton Inn on December 17-18, 1977.
Date: 1977
Creator: IMAGE de Tejas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Houston and Texas LULAC councils resolution - 1964]

Description: Resolution to have the Houston and Texas LULAC Councils "go on record as voting and working and going to the 1963 LULAC National Convention as Fullerton, California instructed to have their delegates to boost Houston, Texas as the LULAC National Convention City for 1964."
Date: 1964
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12]

Description: Letter from Ricardo Molinez of LULAC Council Number 146 of McAllen, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 13, 1952. Molinez congratulates Herrera on his recent election to LULAC National President. Molinez requests help in issue of Frank Ferree being held in contempt of court, includes a petition signed by citizens of Harlingen, Texas, addressed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Date: July 13, 1952
Creator: Martinez, Ricardo
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders]

Description: Letter from Alonso S. Perales to Lyle Saunders. Perales protests against the unfair views expressed by Saunders and Olen H. Leonard in the pamphlet titled: "The wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas". Perales demands the names and addresses of the informants in the pamphlet.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Perales, Alonso S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Large Tree in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a sprawling church from a street view. The church, which spans the entire image diagonally, has a large tree in the front yard, along with many other smaller shrubs scattered. There is a sidewalk that leads from the road in the foreground to a break in between the buildings. There is a large cross on top of the building visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "'Dream Church' First Presbyterian Weslaco, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of First Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of First Mexican Presbyterian Church. The church is white with wood siding and round-arched windows. In front of the main doors is a covered porch with two Greek columns. Bushes are planted on either side of the main entryway. The road in front of the church is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary