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Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot

Description: Letter to the editor of the Houston Press criticizing a statement made by Attorney-General Robert F. Kennedy about the importance of the annexation of Texas to the United States. In his article, Morrow points out that key historical figures supported Texas' annexation including James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson, and General Sam Houston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morrow, Wright

Wright says Pickle is aiding Blakley in race

Description: Newspaper clipping about Jim Wright, U.S. Congressman, saying that the Texas Employment Commission member Jake Pickle is helping William A. Blakley in the senatorial campaign.
Date: unknown

People So Jubilant They Didn't Listen

Description: Newspaper article chastising both white and black racists for their jubilation at President Lyndon B. Johnson's announcement that he would not be running for re-election. The author also criticizes (and defends Johnson against) "the young," the "super-hawks," and the "doves" and decries the levels of hate directed at Johnson.
Date: April 2, 1968
Creator: Royko, Mike

In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter

Columnist attack hurt, Barry says

Description: Newspaper clipping from Houston Post about Barry Goldwater's remarks the effect of columnists and media during his campaign for President. Goldwater comments that these attach hurt his chances for the White House.
Date: November 5, 1964

One Republican is left in legislature

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Post stating that the Democratic Party has made a clean sweep in the Texas Legislative districts, except for one Republication position in the House. There are no Republicans in the Texas State Senate.
Date: November 5, 1964

Complete Harris returns

Description: Newspaper clipping of the complete election returns from all of Harris County's 279 voting precincts for the 1964 general election.
Date: November 1964

Don Yarborough manager denies cold beer served

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Houston Chronicle reporting a publishing error that said that cold beer was served at the Don Yarborough campaign headquarters. This was denied by Rex Braun, Harris County Campaign Manager for Yarborough.
Date: May 5, 1964

Harris County Democratic vote

Description: Clipping from an unidentified newspaper of the semi-official Democratic primary returns compiled by County clerk, R.E. Turrentine.
Date: May 5, 1964

Why 'Enforcement' Omitted

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Why 'Enforcement' Omitted" from 1964. The title refers to the "omission of the word 'enforcement' from the Republican civil rights plank" and details the reasons behind it. Followed by another article titled "Scranton Will Fight Again" and a section of comics.
Date: 1964
Creator: Evans, Rowland & Novak, Robert

Government leaders coming here for Garza reception

Description: Clipping appearing in the Houston Press by staff writer, Noe Perez, on the reception to be given to the LULAC State director, Joe Garza, at the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. Among the attendees will be President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson. The article also mentions the possibility that Jacqueline Kennedy may talk in Spanish during the trip to Texas.
Date: November 20, 1963
Creator: Perez, Noe

LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed

Description: Newspaper article titled, "LULAC's Growth, Stature Reviewed" from a 1963 Corpus Christi newspaper. "Volume 54--No. 309" is listed in the heading of the paper. Other articles included in the clipping are titled, "Texan Asks New Trial On Charge of Treason", "Bob Kennedy Arrives in Warsaw for Visit", and "Connally Urges Continued Improvement of Education". John J. Herrera and Paul Andow are pictured.
Date: 1963

Connally jumps on 'outsiders' meddling'

Description: Article about a rally in Amarillo at which John B. Connally decried "'out-of-state' meddling in Texas politics" as a counter to his opponent's charges that he represented Eastern interests.
Date: May 23, 1962
Creator: Boyd, Lou

John Connally deserves your vote in the runoff primary

Description: Houston Chronicle editorial endorsing John B. Connally in the runoff primary elections, since the Chronicle's other choice, Price Daniel, did not make it into the runoff. Connally's qualifications as the newspaper sees them are explained, and the paper's reservations about Don Yarbrough are mentioned.
Date: May 7, 1962

[Clippings about the Little School of 400, 1960]

Description: Article titled "Trustee Set Pre-School English Program," written by David Lopez and published in The Laredo Times on Friday, January 15, 1960. The article discusses the pre-school summer program sponsored by the Laredo League of United Latin American Citizens Council. Second article: "English project: Lulacs to aid schools," published in unspecified paper. Article on the reverse: "'Little School of 400' sets pace, and San Antonio falling in line," written by Charles Richardson and published in The Houston Press on Saturday, January 23, 1960. Includes a photograph of Ralph Cardenas, John A. Esquivel, Joe Olivares, Felix Tijerina, and Roy S. Padilla.
Date: January 15, 1960
Creator: Lopez, David & Richardson, Charles

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1958

Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Description: Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6."
Date: 1956

John Herrera wants tighter insurance laws

Description: Newspaper clipping about John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on July 9, 1954. The article, entitled "John Herrera Wants Tighter Insurance Laws", discusses Herrera's history and experience as well as his commitment to tighter insurance laws if elected to legislature. The clipping also includes a photograph of Herrera.
Date: July 9, 1954

Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
Date: January 22, 1954

LULAC Week to be observed in El Paso during Feb. 15-21

Description: Newspaper clipping from "The El Paso Times" with article and photograph regarding proclamation of Mayor Fred Hervey that the week of February 15-21 will be "LULAC Week" in El Paso to commemorate the 24th anniversary of LULAC.
Date: 1953
Creator: El Paso Times

Sheriff brands whitewash charge as ridiculous

Description: Newspaper clipping from a Bay City newspaper, indicated by handwritten note, dated 1953. Article is a rebuttal from Sheriff Jack Cole to charges made by LULAC delegates at the LULAC convention that a grand jury had whitewashed the decision regarding the fatal shooting of George Sanchez. LULAC was asking for an impartial investigation of George Sanchez's civil rights.
Date: 1953