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[Announcement of the formation of PASO, Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations - 1961-04-06]

Description: Announcement for the formation and naming of the Political Association for Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASO) addressed to all former members of the Viva Kennedy clubs, M.A.P.A., and other interest groups. The new board of directors is given and a call to action urges those interested in setting up local PASO chapters in their communities.
Date: April 6, 1961
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & McCormick, Carlos

[Anonymous letter]

Description: Anonymous, undated letter referencing a case of molestation by Latin-American "thugs." It mentions ex-servicemen willing to form vigilante committees to handle the situation.
Date: unknown

[Attachment to letter from John J. Herrera to J.C. Machuca - 1954-01-19]

Description: Attachment to a letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable J.C. Machuca where at the request of Machuca, Herrera summarizes his accomplishments as National President of LULAC. This attachment includes mention of the increase in the expansion of the organization as well as council formation, widespread increase in LULAC awareness, LULAC's involvement with the fight against the Pecos Texas School segregation and collaboration with other Latin American organizations.
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Birthday card]

Description: Birthday card designed by Kwik Kopy, from daughter to "Pop" (presumably John J. Herrera).
Date: unknown

[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.

[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

[Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros - 1970-04-12]

Description: Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros dated April 12, 1970. The front of the card is a floral design with red, pink, orange and yellow flowers with the text "From Both of Us on Your Birthday" written in gold leaf. The interior of the card contains printed text "We couldn't count the many things we wish for you, good health, good luck, and happiness are only just a few -- for you deserve the very best in all that brings you cheer, with birthdays growing happier with every passing year!" The card is signed "Love your god-children, Silvia & John Cisneros".
Date: April 12, 1970
Creator: Cisneros, Silvia & Cisneros, John

[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President

[Campaign letter from Dick Manne]

Description: Letter from the Chairman of the Harris County Democrats Dick Manne urging voters to return "sanity and loyalty" to the Democratic Party in the June 2 run-off election. Manne decries the candidates who had the support, he claims, of groups like the John Birch Society and Ku Klux Klan or had been "Democrats for Nixon" and which were "loyal Democrats."
Date: unknown
Creator: Manne, Dick