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[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-27]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas, to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera to make a five minute radio tape to address the poll tax rallies in January in each of the three Valley counties.
Date: December 27, 1955
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Item Type: Letter

[Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1951-04-21]

Description: Speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1951, marking the 115th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. He describes the battle as being between "freemen" and "the minions of despotism" and reminds the audience of the twenty-seven Mexican Texans who fought for Texas freedom.
Date: April 21, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
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[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, San Jacinto Monument - 1954-04-21]

Description: Draft of the speech delivered by John J. Herrera on April 21, 1954, marking the one hundred and eighteenth anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera compares the Battle of San Jacinto to the Korean War and states that "Our Texas men are proving themselves again and again defenders of the American way of life." Herrera spoke on behalf of the League of United Latin American Citizens and presented an offering to the memory of those who died in the Battle of San Jacinto.
Date: April 21, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Harvey Rosenberg - 1954-01-22]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Harvey Rosenberg, thanking Rosenberg for being swearing in Herrera and Gus Garcia to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Herrera asks Rosenberg to send the complete transcript of the Pedro Hernandez case, as Herrera is commissioned to write a history on it.
Date: January 22, 1954
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Speech by Gus C. Garcia - 1952-01-29]

Description: Text of the speech delivered by Gus C. Garcia before the Education Session of Third National Conference of the United States National Commission for UNESCO at New York on January 29, 1952 on education, especially for minorities in the United States.
Date: January 29, 1952
Creator: Garcia, Gustavo C.
Item Type: Text

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Item Type: Legal Document

[Judgement against the State of Texas, page seven]

Description: Supreme Court of the United States, case number 406, October term, 1953. Pete Hernández v. the State of Texas. Hernández had appealed the decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
Date: May 3, 1954
Creator: United States. Supreme Court
Item Type: Legal Document