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[Program for Texas Inaugural Festivities, January 26, 1965]

Description: Program of events for the Governor's inauguration, starting with a ticket-only Victory Dinner on January 25 and followed by the actual inauguration and inaugural reception on the following day.
Date: January 26, 1965
Creator: 1965 Texas Inaugural Committee
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Albert Armendariz, League of United Latin American Citizens National Officer, to Frank M. Pinedo, stating that Armendariz no longer wishes to be National Officer of LULAC due to unfair acts committed against members of LULAC. The letter outlines the impeachment of John J. Herrera and David Longoria and mentions the action taken against the LULAC lodge. "It is no longer safe to act on behalf of the Lulac Organization, for the danger of impeachment without a hearing will menace our every action or inaction [...] it pains me greatly to know that our Organization, the Supreme Council, would be guilty of condemning without an opportunity to be heard."
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-27]

Description: Letter from Tony Bonilla thanking John J. Herrera for his invitation to a meeting of the Viva Johnson Club in Austin and saying that if he is able to slip away, he would be happy to attend.
Date: May 27, 1964
Creator: Bonilla, Tony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1962-01-29]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera typed on State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated January 29, 1962. Bonilla requests that Herrera attend the State Convention to be held in Austin, Texas, on February 2, 3, 4, 1962.
Date: January 29, 1962
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Harry Choates]

Description: Photograph of Harry Choates playing a fiddle and standing at a microphone. Writing on the photo indicates his name, the name of the photographer, and that the photo was from Dessau Hall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brill, Bubs
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1947-03-25]

Description: A letter to John J. Herrera written by Carlos E. Castañeda on the stationary from the History Department of The University of Texas. Castañeda provided answers to Herrera's questions from a previous letter.
Date: March 25, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1949-03-12]

Description: Letter from C. E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera requesting him to find the nearest location of the Chilean Consulate to obtain a visa for him, for his upcoming trip to Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Castañeda has already sent his application for a visa to the Consulates of Brazil and Argentina. On the letter handwritten in pencil: "Hurry, a favor to consider. 8th floor, P5111, New Orleans...Consul of Chile"
Date: March 12, 1949
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]

Description: Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
Date: March 21, 1953
Creator: Collins, John
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available.
Date: January 23, 1960
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-05-29]

Description: Letter from John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's invitation to the State LULAC Convention. Connally will defer his response for a later date.
Date: May 29, 1963
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-25]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally giving John J. Herrera his regrets that it would not be possible for him to attend the February State LULAC Convention.
Date: October 25, 1963
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-11-13]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Dr. George J. Garza. Connally promises to consider Herrera's endorsement.
Date: November 13, 1963
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-06-15]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Judge George Miller for appointment to the new Criminal District Court in Harris County.
Date: June 15, 1965
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-14]

Description: Brief letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera and "Mike" for their influence in his decision to appoint Robert Lowry.
Date: July 14, 1965
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally commissioning John J. Herrera as an Admiral in the Texas Navy, at the recommendation of Senator Culp Krueger.
Date: February 8, 1966
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his kind thoughts. Connally states that he will not issue a certificate to make Patricia J. Collins an Honorary Texas Citizen as she was "evidently a true Texan now."
Date: July 19, 1968
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library