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[Funeral Program for Lee Roy Edmerson, December 15, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Lee Roy Edmerson, died December 1969. The funeral was held December 15, 1969 at Mount Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. C. Wm. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor Mortuary and he was buried in Eastview Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: December 15, 1969
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Voter Registration Certificate for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1970]

Description: 1970 Harris County voter registration certificate number 346249 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera, his party affiliation, and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: December 12, 1969
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Remodeled Altar Inside of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the remodeled chapel of Danevang Lutheran Church. The altar is located in a pentagonal alcove featuring a cross in the center. The altar table is directly below the cross, covered in lacy linen with two candlesticks and a candelabra atop its surface. Separated by two banisters, the altar area has a piano on the left and a podium on the right. A white font and a few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: December 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-11-25]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated November 25, 1969 details a recent trip to Acapulco, Mexico, and his plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
Date: November 25, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-11-04]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera dated November 4, 1969. In the letter, Douglas tells his father about upcoming midterm exams, a planned trip to Acapulco, and asks about seeing his family for Christmas.
Date: November 4, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Press release from Hector P. Garcia of the American GI Forum - 1969-10-31]

Description: Press release from Hector P. Garcia to all members of the American GI Forum of U.S., stating that he is of the opinion that the entire judiciary system in California needs a reform to get the trust and respect of Mexican Americans and minority groups in California.
Date: October 31, 1969
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Peter S. Navarro, Jr. - 1969-10-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Peter S. Navarro, Jr. accompanying a cashier's check from M. Gregory Gandara, one of Gandara's payments to settle an account dispute.
Date: October 17, 1969
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-10-15]

Description: Letter from Douglas Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated October 15, 1969. The letter, mailed from University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas, details the new house Douglas has found near campus. Douglas also wishes his father luck on an upcoming speech and discusses the ways he believes the Latino minority can elevate itself in society through peaceful means and expresses concern over the tactics of the Brown Power Movement.
Date: October 15, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Walter Aaron, October 14, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Walter Aaron, died October 12, 1969. The funeral was held October 14, 1969 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. James. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 14, 1969
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Pearl Littles, October 2, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Pearl Littles. The funeral was held Thursday, October 2, 1969 at Greater Pleasant Union Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. J. H. Thomas. Funeral arrangements were made through Eunice Funeral Home.
Date: October 2, 1969
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-09-24]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera dated September 24, 1969. The letter briefly describes Douglas and Mary's arrival in Mexico and the goes on to discuss at length his concerns over his father's use of diet pills that contain Benzedrine and Dexedrine. Douglas expresses concern over use of these pills and the effects they are having on John's personality and the people around him. Douglas offers to leave school and get a job so that his father does not feel pressured to continue taking speed.
Date: September 24, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Status report on Congressional Medal of Honor Society Event - 1969]

Description: Letter from Kenneth Schnitzer of Century Properties to John J. Herrera, September 22, 1969. Schnitzer provides an update to the planned functions for the event and encloses a status report with a schedule for the weekend's functions. The event was scheduled for October 10 and 11, 1969, with a parade and banquet.
Date: September 22, 1969
Creator: Schnitzer, Kenneth
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Programa Oficial de las Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas - Septiembre, 1969

Description: Program for the Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas convention held in Houston, Texas, on September 15, 1969. Program titled: "Vivimos bajo el signo de su lucha." Contains schedule and advertisements.
Date: September 15, 1969
Creator: Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Larry E. Wadler - 1969-08-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Larry E. Wadler, Judge of the Municipal Court, asking to be allowed to post bond while he cleared up the traffic ticket he received in July, the hearing for which Herrera missed.
Date: August 9, 1969
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Mugshot of Carlos Alravez Perez - 1969-07-25]

Description: Mugshot of Carlos Alvarez Perez taken at the Nueces County Sheriff Office. The placard around the man's neck identifies him as 44417.
Date: July 25, 1969
Creator: Nueces County (Tex.). Sheriff's Department
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Virgie Meadows, July 24, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Virgie Meadows, born September 23, 1900. The funeral was held July 24, 1969 at Jacobs Chapel Methodist Church, officiated by Reverend Prenza L. Woods. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 3 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 24, 1969
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera, dated July 20, 1969 and mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Houston, Texas. Douglas informs his parents of a new job he has acquired on a salmon fishing boat and comments on the moon landing.
Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Aldonia Hooks, July 14, 1969]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Aldonia Hooks, born October 7, 1883. The funeral was held July 14, 1969 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. James. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in Eastview Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 14, 1969
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Telegram from Javier Merino Galindo to Douglas MacArthur Herrera - 1969-07-13]

Description: This telegram sent to Douglas MacArthur Herrera in Mexico was received by Telegrafos Nacionales on July 13, 1969. The text of the telegraph reads, "Please report at government affairs office, as soon as possible."
Date: July 13, 1969
Creator: Merino Galindo, Javier
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library