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[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

Description: Draft of an article by John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on November 21, 1983. The article, titled "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", recounts Kennedy's trip to Houston and the brief time Herrera was able to spend with him. It also describes how Herrera and his family heard the news of Kennedy's assassination the following day.
Date: November 21, 1983
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Re: Right to Abolish Segregation of Latin-American School Children

Description: Article about the segregation of Hispanic American children in public schools in Texas, and how the efforts of those in the League of United Latin American Citizens helped strike down segregation of Hispanic American school children.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The perils of Spiro

Description: Article from The Washington Post on Spiro T. Agnew's Vice-Presidential campaign.
Date: September 25, 1968
Creator: Washington Post Company
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Weather vane

Description: Photocopy of a clipping from The Dallas Morning News. Richard Morehead writes from Austin, Texas, reporting on rumors that President Lyndon Johnson does not care if Texas Senator Ralph Yarborough loses his seat in the U.S. Senate.
Date: October 18, 1964
Creator: Morehead, Richard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article for the Johnson/Humphrey Texas Campaigner - 1964-10-05]

Description: Short article to be sent to the Johnson-Humphrey Texas Campaigner describing the contributions of Latin Americans to the campaign, naming the chairmen and co-chairmen and who the speakers were at their first mass meeting in Houston.
Date: October 5, 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Humphrey: an excellent choice

Description: Photocopy of an editorial from the Saturday Evening Post stating that Hubert Humphrey is an excellent choice for the post of Vice-President to Lyndon Johnson.
Date: September 26, 1964
Creator: Saturday Evening Post
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Editorial from the Wharton Spectator by Mary Lee Shannon]

Description: Editorial article titled "Frankly speaking" written by the editor, Mary Lee Shannon, expressing her opinion on the "Mexican problem" in Wharton County.
Date: October 14, 1949
Creator: Shannon, Mary Lee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library