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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-04-01]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera requests Dr. Castañeda to write a letter of support for a Spanish speaking radio station in Houston. Herrera also inquires if Dr. Castañeda could make himself available to testify as a witness in an upcoming hearing with the FCC.
Date: April 1, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera writes to ask for assistance with Felix H. Morales and his FCC application for a radio station. Herrera specifically asks for any news clippings or incidences of discrimination against Latin Americans of Mexican descent that could be used in support of the FCC granting the radio station to Houston rather than Mexia.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Postcard reply to John H. Herrera about Viva Johnson meeting]

Description: A blank invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31,[1964] at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The sender of the postcard reads: John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law, 708 Scanlan Bldg. Phone:CA-8-4-4341, Houston 2, Texas with a four cent of prepaid US postage.
Date: May 31, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Postcard reply from Tony Cruz to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-25]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Tony Cruz's reply to John J. Herrera. Cruz indicated that he will attend the meeting.
Date: May 25, 1964
Creator: Cruz, Tony

[Postcard reply from Jesse R. Segovia to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-25]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Jesse Segovia's reply to John J. Herrera. Segovia indicated that he will attend the meeting.
Date: May 25, 1964
Creator: Segovia, Jesse

[Postcard reply from Manuel V. Lopez to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-22]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Manuel V. Lopez's reply to John J. Herrera. Lopez indicated that he will attend the meeting.
Date: May 22, 1964
Creator: Lopez. Manuel V.

[Postcard reply from Andrew Espinosa, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1964-05-06]

Description: An invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31, 1964, at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The postcard is sent with a four cent of prepaid US postage, with the sender's name and address. The postcard includes Andrew Espinosa, Jr.'s reply to John J. Herrera. Andrew Espinosa, Jr. indicated that he will attend the meeting, and will bring Kenneth Groves.
Date: May 6, 1964
Creator: Espinosa, Andrew, Jr.

Weather vane

Description: Photocopy of a clipping from The Dallas Morning News. Richard Morehead writes from Austin, Texas, reporting on rumors that President Lyndon Johnson does not care if Texas Senator Ralph Yarborough loses his seat in the U.S. Senate.
Date: October 18, 1964
Creator: Morehead, Richard

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996

LULAC, labor of love

Description: Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driskill Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love."
Date: February 19, 1966
Creator: Herrera, John J.

LULAC, labor of love

Description: Speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens Week held at Driscoll Hotel. The speech, delivered on February 19, 1966, is titled "LULAC, Labor of Love."
Date: February 19, 1966
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred

[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]

Description: Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention.
Date: September 27, 1951
Creator: Hickman, J. J.

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.