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[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.
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
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

[Invitation card from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963]

Description: Invitation card sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Municipal Auditorium, Austin. A request of $100 per ticket is made for the contribution to the Committee.
Date: 1963
Creator: Democratic Party (Tex.). State Executive Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation telegram from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963-11-20]

Description: Invitation telegram sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Commodore Perry Hotel in Austin, Texas. The invitation was sent to Mr. and Mrs. John Herrera.
Date: November 20, 1963
Creator: Democratic Party (Tex.). State Executive Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gubernatorial candidate John B. Connally, inviting Connally to the LULAC Convention in El Paso, at which Robert F. Kennedy would be a speaker. Herrera suggests that Connally's attendance would help garner the Latin American vote for him in the governor race and would certainly introduce him to all the LULAC delegates and guests.
Date: June 9, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor-Elect for the State of Texas, dated January 4, 1963. The letter has COPY stamped across the center in red. The letter asks that Connally consider finding a position for Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera, who is completing a pre-law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library