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[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.
Item Type: Postcard

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.
Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from F.A. Hernandez to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-03]

Description: Letter from F.A. Hernandez, President of League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 132, to Frank M. Pinedo, asking Pinedo to please "absolve Council No. 132 publicly of any connotation of guilt" in relation to a crime committed by LULAC Council No. 8. According to the letter, LULAC Council 8 Lodge was raided by the Texas Liquor Board, which found the operation of an open saloon at the LULAC lodge. This resulted in a "flow of bad publicity" as well as being "subjected to considerable embarrassment and criticism." Hernandez calls on Pinedo to take swift and "stern corrective measures" to resolve the matter of Council No. 8 to bring order and stability back to other LULAC councils as well as Council No. 132. "We cannot sacrifice our past accomplishments and future goals, because a few deviate from the only known course leading toward our Aims and Purposes."
Date: February 3, 1955
Creator: Hernandez, F.A.
Item Type: Letter

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]

Description: Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera. The image on the front of the postcard is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson from the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. Douglas is visiting Austin on business and stopped by the presidential library with his son Michael.
Date: August 2, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Postcard
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[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.
Item Type: Letter

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr., Chairman, American G. I. Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. Herrera outlines the expected votes of various LULAC councils in Texas and New Mexico in Herrera's bid for the position of LULAC National President.
Date: June 12, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Ed Idar Jr. from John J. Herrera dated December 21, 1955 addressing the political issues with the American GI Forum poll tax drive in the Valley, Texas. "I don't see anything wrong in the efforts of the American Gi Forum conducting this type of civic drive in the Valley. I think it should have been done long ago." Herrera writes that the Latin American people of Mexican descent should all be able to vote and pay the poll tax in preservation and contribution to the "American way of life."
Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo on League of United Latin American Council Formation in Refugio, Texas. Herrera gives Pinedo further details and names of the first LULAC meeting and names and addresses of the charter members. Herrera also lets Pinedo know that Herrera wants him to be at the installation ceremony along with Felix Tijerina.
Date: February 15, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[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.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.W. Gillean - 1955-04-20]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter ton from John J. Herrera, dated April 20, 1955, addressing the matter of helping Gillean obtain a beer license in LULAC's name. Herrera is responding to a letter that Gillean sent to Joe Garza from LULAC Council Number 235 in Beaumont.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gubernatorial candidate John B. Connally, inviting Connally to the LULAC Convention in El Paso, at which Robert F. Kennedy would be a speaker. Herrera suggests that Connally's attendance would help garner the Latin American vote for him in the governor race and would certainly introduce him to all the LULAC delegates and guests.
Date: June 9, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor-Elect for the State of Texas, dated January 4, 1963. The letter has COPY stamped across the center in red. The letter asks that Connally consider finding a position for Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera, who is completing a pre-law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
Date: January 12, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-05-18]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy o f a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated May 18, 1963. Herrera invites Connally to be the main speaker at the banquet at the Texas State LULAC Convention.
Date: May 18, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter