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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

[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

[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

[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

[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.

[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

[Draft of LULAC Memorandum]

Description: Draft of LULAC memorandum, regarding the LULAC Registration Fiesta taking place on March 17, 1966 at the Pan America Night Club in Houston, Texas.
Date: 1966
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

Empadronese O Registrese y Page Su Poll

Description: Notice written by member of the League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 60, Houston, Texas. The notice informs members that they should register to vote and discusses the end of the poll tax.
Date: 1965
Creator: Navarro, J. F.; Guerra, D. & Rodrigues, J.

[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.

[Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera from Jim Wright - 1965]

Description: Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera from Jim Wright, Congress of the United States, House of Representatives. It has three 5 cents U.S. postage stamps on it. The sender's name is handwritten on the envelope. It is mailed from Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-