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[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.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1968-10-13]

Description: Letter to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera from their son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated October 13, 1968. Douglas describes watching the Olympic Games in Mexico, and his plans to move to a different apartment near the Mexican university he is attending. The letter switches from Spanish to English. Douglas explains, “I guess I’ve murdered the family tongue enough for one letter so I’ll revert to a bit of jolly ole English.”
Date: October 13, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.