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[Letter from Bob Casey to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1966-01-28]

Description: A letter from Congessman Bob Casey to President Lyndon B. Johnson, dated January 28m 1966, Casey writes on John J. Herrera's behalf asking the President to proclaim the week of February 13th through the 19th as National LULAC Week.
Date: January 28, 1966
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1961-04-21]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1961. Herrera speaks as a representative of League of United Latin American Citizens and places a wreath on the monument on their behalf as he states he has done for 22 years.
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Harris County PASO Bulletin, February 6, 1962]

Description: Newsletter for the Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations covering the current news, noting an important meeting in February to select delegates for the convention. There are several reminders to members to pay poll taxes and member dues. John J. Herrera, along with Rafael Moreno, are specifically thanked for their efforts with the LULAC Hour on KLVL urging listeners to pay poll taxes.
Date: February 6, 1962
Creator: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John M. Bailey to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1964-12-04]

Description: Letter from John M. Bailey, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, thanking John J. and Olivia C. Herrera for their contributions to the Viva Johnson campaign in the wake of their victory. The letter is typed on Democratic National Committee letterhead.
Date: December 4, 1964
Creator: Bailey, John M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-14]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson informing John J. Herrera that he has received Herrera's letter concerning his son, John, Jr. and assures Herrera that he will continue to find employment with the Capitol Police Force. The letter is typed on Vice President letterhead. The envelope for the letter is also included.
Date: June 14, 1961
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera endorsing Governor John Connally]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera addressed generically to fellow voters urging them to re-elect Governor John Connally in the May elections, citing his accomplishments in office -- job creation, small loans bill, educational programs, and a surplus budget -- as reasons for re-election. A handwritten note at the top identifies this as "Letter #1 JJH Office Co."
Date: 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera endorsing Governor John Connally]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera addressed generically to fellow voters urging them to re-elect Governor John Connally in the May elections, citing his accomplishments in office -- job creation, small loans bill, educational programs, and a surplus budget -- as reasons for re-election. A handwritten note at the top identifies this as "Letter #1 Harris Co. Hq. Copy."
Date: 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Connally Newsletter, Number 18, October 23, 1962]

Description: Connally Newsletter issue number 18 giving updates on renewed Democratic interest and support, some back and forth between Jack Cox and John B. Connally's stance on the Trinity River Project, and guidance for how the reader can support the party. The bottom of the second page is a "Campaign Contribution Coupon" soliciting donations with an explanation of what kind of coverage donations of varying amounts could support.
Date: October 23, 1962
Creator: John Connally for Governor Campaign
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Endorsement of Governor John B. Connally -1964-04-25]

Description: An endorsement of Governor John B. Connally released by his re-election campaign, touting Connally as the Governor sympathetic to Hispanic-American needs. A handwritten note in the upper corner notes: "5000 [sheets?] to go into paper."
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Copy of telegram from Joe Pool to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1977-02-07]

Description: Copy of a telegram from Congressman Joe Pool to President Lyndon B. Johnson dated February 7, 1966, regarding recognition of the work of the League of United Latin American Citizens and urging the President to proclaim the week of February 13 - 19, 1966 to be National LULAC Week.
Date: February 7, 1966
Creator: Pool, Joe
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera inviting John F. Kennedy to Houston - 1963-10-24]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera inviting President John F. Kennedy to Houston. Herrera writes to Mr. Kenneth O'Donnell, President Kennedy's appointment secretary, to convince O'Donnell to "have President Kennedy visit the LULAC State Director's Ball at the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel on the same night," November 21, 1963. Herrera describes his desire to have the President meet with the area Viva Kennedy Clubs and LULAC in preparation for what would have been President Kennedy's re-election campaign.
Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination.
Date: January 11, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination.
Date: January 11, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-10-24]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated October 24, 1963. Herrera asks for Connally's answer as to whether he will be the main speaker at the LULAC Convention to be held in Beaumont, Texas,
Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library