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[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 Mark White to John J. Herrera - 1977-03-28]

Description: Letter from Mark White, Texas Secretary of State, to John J. Herrera, dated March 28, 1977, and certified by Patricia Cantrell. The letter requests remittance of payment of $3.90 for "the enclosed plain copy of all instruments for the League of United Latin American Citizens."
Date: March 28, 1977
Creator: White, Mark
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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Fallo de la corte federal en contra de la segregación

Description: Newspaper clipping from an unknown Spanish language newspaper pasted onto a piece of KLEE stationary. The newspaper article discusses the recent ruling by Judge Ben H. Rice of the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, to end segregation of Mexican American children in public schools.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Clipping

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton
Item Type: Clipping

[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Poster

[Resolution to honor John Rooney, Congressman from New York City]

Description: Resolution submitted by the Austin LULAC Council Number 85 to the LULAC National Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, undated. This resolution honored John Rooney, Congressman from New York City, for his efforts in exposing the "wetback situation" in Texas and in securing the appropriation of funds for enforcement of immigration laws.
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Item Type: Text

[Telegram draft from John J. Herrera]

Description: Telegram written by John J. Herrera reporting that response to Viva Johnson has been good but the Austin meeting will have to be postponed due to Memorial Day.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Telegram from John J. Herrera, A. D. Azios, and James DeAnda, James to Allan Shivers]

Description: Telegram sent to Governor Allan Shivers from the Law Offices of John J. Herrera, recommending the appointment of Judge John Snell, Jr. to the position vacated by the late Judge Frank Williford, Jr. Herrera, Azios and DeAnda highlight Snell's impartiality to turbulent Harris County politics as a particular advantage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.; Azios, A. D. & DeAnda, James
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]

Description: Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his kind thoughts. Connally states that he will not issue a certificate to make Patricia J. Collins an Honorary Texas Citizen as she was "evidently a true Texan now."
Date: July 19, 1968
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Morris S. Schwartz to John J. Herrera - 1966-09-15]

Description: Letter from Morris S. Schwartz informing John J. Herrera of his appointment as a member of Local Board No. 294 of the United States Selective Service System, in Houston, Texas, by the President of the United States, and what documents Herrera would need to submit to qualify.
Date: September 15, 1966
Creator: Schwartz, Morris S.
Item Type: Letter