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[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Mail Bag, Houston Press - 1941-06-09]

Description: Copy of a letter to the editor written by John J. Herrera regarding the discrimination faced by Latin-Americans in Texas and the United States. Herrera believes that if the United States provides opportunities and equal treatment for all races and nationalities, it will influence other countries to do the same and foster good working relationships with foreign countries, namely those in Latin-America.
Date: June 9, 1941
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-02]

Description: Handwritten letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera expressing her expressing her displeasure with an article in the Tin Smelter about Mexican Americans and the tortillas. She requests that Herrera write a letter to the newsletter, Tin Types, in response to the negative way in which Mexican Americans were portrayed in the article. Also, in the postscript, Mrs. Padilla asks Mr. Herrera if she could have an installation at an upcoming formal dance.
Date: September 2, 1948
Creator: Padilla, M. S.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-06-10]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera. The letter reiterates Douglas' concerns regarding his father's drug use and urges him to realize the danger. The last page of the letter ends mid-sentence indicating perhaps pagee are missing from the letter.
Date: June 10, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-08-19]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated August 19, 1967. Douglas describes conditions on base and the new commanding officer, the new camera he purchased, and his need for new glasses.
Date: August 19, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1966-10-24]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John J. Herrera, dated October 24, 1966. The letter, mailed from Fort Polk, Louisiana to Houston, Texas, describes a recent visit from Douglas's wife, Lynda, and his brother, Mickey. Douglas expresses concern over the separation of his brother, Mickey, from his wife, Sally, and suggests that Mickey needs professional, psychiatric help and may need to go back to the V. A. or State hospital.
Date: October 24, 1966
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-01-09]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated January 7, 1971 and mailed from Puebla, Mexico, to Houston, Texas. The letter states that Douglas M. Herrera has been relieved of his position at the County Clerk's Office. He explains that he has returned to school to take education courses in the hopes of qualifying to teach.
Date: January 7, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera which describes recent and upcoming exams and Douglas's desire to see his family at Easter vacation.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hererra, Douglas M.

[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 - 1969-07-20]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera, dated July 20, 1969 and mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Houston, Texas. Douglas informs his parents of a new job he has acquired on a salmon fishing boat and comments on the moon landing.
Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-07-30]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated July 30, 1967. The letter details Douglas's current military operation, "Paul Bunyon II", as well as discussing his wife, Lynda, and her decision to leave their home and move to California.
Date: July 30, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1970-04-29]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for inviting Pinedo and his wife to Herrera's birthday party, and also giving Pinedo a picture of John and Robert Kennedy. Pinedo sincerely thanks Herrera for making it possible for Pinedo and his wife to meet the Kennedys the day before he was shot.
Date: April 29, 1970
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.

[Letter from Willard E. Walbridge to Lloyd Bentsen]

Description: Recommendation letter from Willard E. Walbridge to Lloyd Bentsen, United States Senate, for Frank M. Pinedo, asking Bentsen to consider Pinedo for one of the four Federal openings in the Southern District.
Date: January 18, 1978
Creator: Walbridge, Willard E.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. Perales - 1948-04-07]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Alonso S. perales regarding the guardianship proceedings of the Cisneros matter. Herrera writes that he had a talk with Mrs. Mansfield, and her attorney is taking care of the matter of changing her name from Mrs. Fajardo to Mrs. Manfield. If she likes her name to be unchanged, Herrera could get the papers signed and send them to her. Herrera also mentions that he would get the file on Macario Garcia up to date and send it to her.
Date: April 7, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.