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[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1947]

Description: 1947 Harris County poll tax receipt number 73795 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 22, 1948
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1954]

Description: 1954 Harris County poll tax receipt number 194210 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, 1955
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1938]

Description: 1938 Harris County poll tax receipt number 32167 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.
Date: January 30, 1939
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1955]

Description: 1955 Harris County poll tax receipt number 226353 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 26, 1956
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1945]

Description: 1945 Harris County poll tax receipt number 84004 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 17, 1946
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1957]

Description: 1957 Harris County poll tax receipt number 30438 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 26, 1956
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1951]

Description: 1951 Harris County poll tax receipt number 193730 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 17, 1952
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1943]

Description: 1943 Harris County poll tax receipt number 46217 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 27, 1944
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Domingo Torres]

Description: Legal document of Domingo Torres hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Torres to a segregated Prison Farm. Torres was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Torres, Domingo

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ernesto Longoria]

Description: Legal document of Ernesto Longoria hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Longoria to a segregated Prison Farm. Longoria was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Longoria, Ernesto

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of Ben Rios]

Description: Legal document of Ben Rios hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Rios to a segregated Prison Farm. Rios was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rios, Ben

[Affidavit signed by Ernesto Herrera - 1948-12-07]

Description: Notarized affidavit regarding two tracts of land owned by Ernesto Jimenez Herrera. One lot is in the Houston Suburban Estates subdivision and the other two lots are in the City Gardens subdivision. Herrera does not claim any of these properties as his homestead. Instead he is leasing his business property at 124 Preston Avenue.
Date: July 12, 1948
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez

[Legal document hiring attorneys to file a suit against the Texas Prison System on behalf of George Ramirez]

Description: Legal document of George Ramirez hiring attorneys, Ralph Estrada of Tuscon, Arizona, A.L. Wirin of Los Angeles, California, and John J. Herrera of Houston, Texas. Wirin and Herrera will prosecute a lawsuit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas for confining Ramirez to a segregated Prison Farm. Ramirez was convicted of rape in Matagorda, Texas and receiving a penalty of ten years in prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ramirez, George

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1941]

Description: 1941 Harris County poll tax receipt number 53574 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, 1942
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1939]

Description: 1939 Harris County poll tax receipt number 38861 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 29, 1940
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

Number 25,816 in the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas, Pete Hernández, Appellant versus the State of Texas, appellee

Description: Appellant's brief for the case of Pete Hernández against the State of Texas at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Pete Hernández is suing the State of Texas for depriving him of his right to the "due process" and "equal protect clauses" of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The brief states that "persons of Mexican or Latin-American descent were intentionally, arbitrarily, capriciously and systemically excluded from service as grand jury commissioners and grand jurors."
Date: unknown
Creator: Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1941]

Description: 1941 Harris County poll tax receipt number 47738 for Mrs. Olivia C. 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, 1942
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[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.)

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1943]

Description: 1943 Harris County poll tax receipt number 46216 for Mrs. Olivia C. 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 27, 1944
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for Olivia C. Herrera, County of Harris - 1939]

Description: 1939 Harris County poll tax receipt number 38862 for Mrs. Olivia C. 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 29, 1940
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1962]

Description: 1962 Harris County poll tax receipt number 165022 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 30, 1963
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)

[Case number 68, Committee on Fair Employment Practice in the matter of Shell Oil Company]

Description: Legal document of charges brought by the United States Fair Employment Committee in the matter of Shell Oil Company, Incorporated, and Oil Workers International Union, Local 367, C.I.O. for engaging in discriminatory employment practices. A hearing was ordered by the President's Committee on Fair Employment Practice to examine the complaints filed with the said committee. This document was signed on behalf of Shell Oil Company by P.E. Foster, refinery manager, and John C. Quilty, Industrial Manager. C.B. Locke, President, signed for Oil Workers International Union, local 367, C.I.O., and Emanuel H. Bloch, Trial Counsel, signed for the President's Committee of Fair Employment Practice.
Date: December 30, 1944
Creator: United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice