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[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

[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 Gus C. Garcia to Charles J. Lieck, Jr. - 1960-02-19]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Charles J. Lieck, Jr., District Attorney in San Antonio, from Gus C. Garcia. Lieck, Jr. had offered Garcia an appointment at the courthouse in Bexar County. Garcia gracefully declines the offer and states his reasons for doing so.
Date: February 19, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Hector P. Garcia and others - 1960-06-08]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia with copies sent to Hector P. Garcia, George I. Sanchez, John J. Herrera, Frank Jasso, James DeAnda, Judge Manuel V. Lopez and Antony Garcia, informing them that Garcia received a letter from Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Ross has recommended parole for Pete Hernández.
Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross - 1960-02-12]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Jack Ross, Board of Pardons and Paroles, Austin, Texas. Garcia expresses disappointment over the case of Pete Hernández and that Hernández is still confined in prison. Garcia wishes to meet Jack Ross in person to discuss this matter, because Garcia feels that Hernández's case was a question of jury discrimination.
Date: February 12, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1960-02-17]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to John J. Herrera, informing Herrera that an immigration bill has been passed by the House granting temporary visas to fiancees of United States citizens. The Bill is now in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Garcia asks Herrera to send Garcia some detailed information about the divorce case for which Herrera has permission from the Social Security Administration to submit the decree for it.
Date: February 17, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández - 1960-06-08]

Description: Letter from Gus C. Garcia to Pete Hernández, informing Hernández that Jack Ross of the Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended a parole for him, and as soon as the necessary requirements are met, Hernández will be released from prison. Garcia hopes Hernández's future free life will be fruitful, and he will succeed in life.
Date: June 8, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

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

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1959]

Description: 1959 Harris County poll tax receipt number 350205 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 31, 1960
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
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