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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to Alsonso S. Perales - 1947-04-11]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of the letter sent by Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda to Alonso S. Perales in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Castañeda discusses the special election for the State Senate and the possibility of John J. Herrera running as a candidate. Castañeda provides details for obtaining votes and financial support for Herrera's campaign.
Date: April 11, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1954-11-11]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson sending his regrets that John J. Herrera was unable to attend a testimonial banquet due to injuries and inviting Herrera to write to him again if he needs anything else in the future. The letter is typed on letterhead for the United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader in Washington, D.C.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-07-11]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey, thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Louis Jasso for the position of U. S. marshal. Casey writes that he does not have a say in such positions, and recommends Herrera write to Senator Ralph Yarborough and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: July 11, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986

[Mailgram from John J. Herrera and Angel Fraga to Ray A. Gano - 1977-03-11]

Description: Mailgram from John J. Herrera and Angel Fraga, LULAC National Legal Advisors, to Ray A. Gano, League of United Latin American Citizens State Director, sent on March 11, 1977, care of Sunburst Hotel. The telegram expresses Herrera and Fraga's regrets at not attending the banquet in honor of LULAC National President Manuel Gonzales' testimonial.
Date: March 11, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J. & Fraga, Angel Z.

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
Date: March 11, 1952

[Letter from Beatrice Valera to John J. Herrera - 1953-04-11]

Description: Letter from Beatrice Valera, a student at Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 11, 1953. This is an Invitation to Herrera to be a guest speaker at Jefferson Davis High School's graduation dance held at the Paladium Nite club on May 31, 1953. Details about the evening's program are included.
Date: April 11, 1953
Creator: Valera, Beatrice

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
Date: May 11, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.