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[BF form for clemency - 1961-06-24]

Description: Uncompleted form to request clemency from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Date: June 24, 1961
Creator: Texas. Board of Pardons and Paroles
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[BF form for clemency - 1961-06-24]

Description: Uncompleted form to request clemency from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Date: June 24, 1961
Creator: Texas. Board of Pardons and Paroles
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bienaventurado el 1899-1967

Description: Report on the life and legacy of Reverend Manuel Urbina who passed away on August 14, 1967. The report is written by Urbina's widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: August 14, 1967
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
Item Type: Report
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: 1961
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina released by the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board, Division of Communication, September, 1966. The document includes brief biographical details, education, and experience.
Date: September 1966
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

Description: A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."
Date: April 11, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-11]

Description: Birthday card to John J. Herrera from Sheppard W. King with a color illustration on the front cover depicting a cartoon character holding a sign that reads, "We need our Birthdays" and below it the words "I've always felt". The interior of the card consists of a color illustration of bare legs with a belt wrapped around them. The printed text says, "About like a nudist needs a belt! Many happy returns anyway!" The handwritten text in the card reads, "John - be careful - I know it scares the hell out of you when they start getting nude and dropping their chastity belt!!! Happy Birthday -Shep" The digital image also includes the envelope postmarked April 11, 1967
Date: April 11, 1967
Creator: King, Sheppard W., III
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Blank outline]

Description: Fragmented outline with headings for educational, social, and other. There is blank space for remarks.
Date: June 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[A Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Handwritten and later photocopied, the document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. and its Programs]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. The document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Brochure for Governor John B. Connally's Re-election Campaign]

Description: Campaign literature for Governor John B. Connally's re-election, listing his accomplishments from his previous term and quotes from newspapers about his administration. There are black-and-white photos of Connally with his family as well as him waving from the back of a convertible.
Date: 1966
Creator: Governor John Connally State Campaign Headquarters
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bumper sticker for the re-election of Senator Ralph Yarborough]

Description: Bumper sticker with red and white text on dark blue background supporting a second term for Ralph Yarborough in the U.S. Senate. The top line reads, "Vote Texan - Vote Democratic - Vote Ralph."
Date: 1964
Item Type: Image
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Calendar of events for 10th Western Annual Conference]

Description: Memo from Esther Browne to presidents, delegates, and visitors. The memo is regarding a calendar of events for the 10th Western Area Conference.
Date: 1963~
Creator: Links, Inc. Dallas Chapter.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Campaign letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1962-05-19]

Description: General letter from John B. Connally to his supporters thanking them for the lead he gained in the primaries and urging their continued dedication during the lead-in to the run-off election. The letter is typed on "John Connally for Governor" letterhead.
Date: May 19, 1962
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon for Jim Wright - 1961-02-03]

Description: Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon, Director of the Jim Wright for U.S. Senate Campaign, Texas headquarters, urging all Houstonians to come to a reception at the Rice Hotel at 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 1961 to honor and support Jim Wright for U.S. Senate.
Date: February 3, 1961
Creator: Blackmon, Larry
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Case file card for Dorothy Whiddon, December 4, 1961]

Description: Card containing case information for Dorothy Whiddon. Herrera handled Whiddon divorce from her husband. Herrera's fee was $157.50 and Whiddon had paid in full. The divorce was granted on March 5, 1962.
Date: December 4, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Cashier's check for J. B. Casas - 1965-04-26]

Description: Cashier's check remitted from John J. Herrera to the order of J. B. Casas for $25.
Date: April 26, 1965
Creator: Downtown Bank
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library