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Program Commemorating the 133rd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto and Dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for Lynch's Ferry, April 21, 1969

Description: Booklet from the Program Commemorating the 133rd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto and Dedication of an Official Texas Historical Marker for Lynch's Ferry organized by The San Jacinto Chapters, Sons and Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Harris County Historical Survey Committee on Monday, April 21, 1969. Interior of the booklet details the itinerary of the program as well as the song and pledges which will be used. The back cover lists the members of San Jacinto Chapters, Sons and Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Harris County Historical Survey Committee.
Date: April 21, 1969
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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Program Commemorating the 135th Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1971

Description: Program for the commemoration of the 135th Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto held at San Jacinto Battleground Park on April 21, 1971, and hosted by the San Jacinto Chapter Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Sons of the Republic of Texas. The inside of the program lists the days speeches and events as well as the lyrics to "Texas, Our Texas." The back of the programs lists the officers of the hosting organizations.
Date: April 21, 1971
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[Program for a tribute and benefit in honor of John J. Herrera - 1986-10-09]

Description: A program of a tribute and benefit honoring John J. Herrera held at Gabriel's on October 9, 1986. The front cover of the program has a photograph of John J. Herrera and the title, "Tribute al lic. John J. Herrera for a lifetime in defense of civil rights." The interior of the program lists the information for the event including planned entertainment, refreshments, and reservations.
Date: October 9, 1986

[Program for La Mujer de la Capital event]

Description: Program for LULAC La Mujer de la Capital event, "La Representante Barbara Jordan," held circa 1977. Program includes several prominent speakers including Mayor Fred Hofheinz, Ben T. Reyes, and honoree Congresswomen Barbara Jordan. Program also includes the LULAC Code and Aims and Purposes.
Date: 1977
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Program for League of United Latin American Citizens Banquet Honoring President General George I. Sánchez]

Description: A program for the LULAC banquet honoring President General George I. Sánchez and Licenciado Manuel C. Gonzales on Sunday, January 18, 1942 at the Texas State Hotel Mezzanine in Houston, Texas. The program includes a menu of the dinner and a list of the speeches and speakers. John J. Herrera gave a speech, "The Problems of the Latin American in Houston Territory."
Date: January 18, 1942
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Program for Reception in Support of Lyndon Johnson - 1964]

Description: Program for the reception at the Rice Hotel for the All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee Honoring and Supporting President Lyndon B. Johnson. John J. Herrera is listed as a member of the Reception Committee. Speakers included: Mayor Louie Welch, Dr. Edward D. Re, Michael A. Musmanno, and Congressman Albert Thomas, with a benediction performed by Rabbi Marshall Bourg. Event sponsors are listed on the back. "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." is printed across the bottom of the program pages.
Date: 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

[Program for Reception in Support of Lyndon Johnson - 1964]

Description: Program for the reception at the Rice Hotel for the All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee Honoring and Supporting President Lyndon B. Johnson. John J. Herrera is listed as a member of the Reception Committee. Speakers included: Mayor Louie Welch, Dr. Edward D. Re, Michael A. Musmanno, and Congressman Albert Thomas, with a benediction performed by Rabbi Marshall Bourg. Event sponsors are listed on the back. "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." is printed across the bottom of the program pages.
Date: 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

[Program for San Jacinto Day - 1955-04-21]

Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day Program held at San Jacinto Park on April 21, 1955. The front of the program details the day's event by time, and the reverse of the program has the lyrics to the song "Texas, Our Texas."
Date: April 21, 1955
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1960-04]

Description: Program for San Jacinto Day Celebration held on April 20-21, 1960. The cover of the program has an aerial image of San Jacinto State Park with the title and dates printed to the left. Pages two and three of the program list the program events by date and time as well as the committee chairmen and pageant judges. Pages four and five list the princesses, their flag, and the group they represent. Page six of the program lists the escorts for the princesses. Page seven lists: San Jacinto State Park Commission, San Jacinto Museum of History Association, Color Guard, Parade Marshall, and Parade Participants. The back cover of the program has an illustration of the six flags over Texas and the statue of Sam Houston on horseback.
Date: 1960-04-20/1960-04-21
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[Program for Texas Inaugural Festivities, January 26, 1965]

Description: Program of events for the Governor's inauguration, starting with a ticket-only Victory Dinner on January 25 and followed by the actual inauguration and inaugural reception on the following day.
Date: January 26, 1965
Creator: 1965 Texas Inaugural Committee

[Program for the 14th Anniversary Dinner for LULAC Council 402 - 1978-12-01]

Description: Program for the 14th Anniversary Dinner for LULAC Council 402. The event was held December 1, 1978 at the Holiday Inn Gulf Freeway at Wayside in Houston, Texas. The program includes the LULAC Code and the Official Prayer of LULAC. It also includes a brief history of Council 402, a list of current officers, and its membership.
Date: December 1, 1978
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

[Program for the Laredo LULAC Council Number 12 Installation Banquet - 1967-06-09]

Description: Program for the Laredo LULAC Council Number 12 Installation Banquet. The Banquet was held on June 9, 1967 at the Laredo Civic Center. The program includes a list of the incoming administration as well as the outgoing administration for Laredo LULAC Council No. 12. The main speaker was John Connally, Governor of Texas. Includes Governor Connally’s signature and an inscriptions to John Herrera.
Date: June 9, 1967
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
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[Program for the Mexican American Student Bar Association Spring Testimonial dinner]

Description: Program for the Spring Testimonial dinner held by the Mexican American Student Bar Assoc. (MASBA) The evening program begin with a cocktail hour at 6:30 and features speeches by Ruben Bonilla, Ruben Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Garcia, Pedro, "Pete" Dias, Sylvia Garcia, and an awards presentation. The program contains a list of all active MASBA members and biographies for each of the presenters as well as biographies of Andres D. Sarabia and John J. Herrera.
Date: April 19, 1980
Creator: Mexican American Student Bar Association
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[Program for the Reception and Appreciation Dinner of Roberto Ornelas, National President of LULAC]

Description: Program for the reception and appreciation dinner honoring Roberto Ornelas, National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The appreciation dinner was held on October 1, 1967 at 4:00 pm at the Royal Manor in Beaumont, Texas. The program includes the LULAC Code and all committee members for the event. John J. Herrera spoke at the dinner as did other past LULAC National Presidents and two Congressmen.
Date: October 1, 1967
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens

Re-elija a Price Daniel Gobernador de Texas Liderato Comprobado

Description: Campaign pamphlet for the Governor Price Daniel's re-election campaign. The cover of the pamphlet features a picture of Price Daniel, and on inner pages are quotes from leaders in the Latino American community praising Governor Daniel and his efforts to help Latino Americans.
Date: unknown
Creator: Reelija al Gobernador El Mejor para Texas

[San Jacinto Day Program]

Description: San Jacinto Day Program listing events and speeches as well as officers of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter, and Daughters of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter. John J. Herrera is listed as in charge of "laying of wreath honoring Mexican patriots."
Date: unknown
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[San Jacinto Day Program - 1954-04-21]

Description: Program from San Jacinto Day hosted by the San Jacinto Chapters of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and Daughters of the Republic of Texas on April 21, 1954. The program has a black and white illustration of the San Jacinto monument and lists the speakers and events of the day.
Date: April 21, 1954
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[San Jacinto Day Program - 1958-04-21]

Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day celebration at San Jacinto State Park on April 21, 1958 hosted by the San Jacinto Chapter Daughters of the Republic of Texas and San Jacinto Chapter Sons of the Republic of Texas. The interior of the program lists the itinerary for the day's events and the officers of both hosting organizations. Cover signed by Price Daniel.
Date: April 21, 1958
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[San Jacinto Day Program - 1965-04-21]

Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day Program held at San Jacinto Park on April 21, 1965. The cover of the program includes an illustration of the San Jacinto Monument and the title "Observing The 129th Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836, Under the Aupsices of the San Jacinto Chapter Sons of the Republic of Texas and San Jacinto Chapter Daughters of the Republic of Texas." The interior lists the program details by time. The back of the program lists the members of the San Jacinto Chapters of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Date: April 21, 1965
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[San Jacinto Day Program - 1967-04-21]

Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day Program held at San Jacinto State Park on April 21, 1967, celebrating the 131st anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. The interior of the program lists the itinerary for the days events as well as the lyrics to the song, "Texas, Our Texas." Printed on the back of the program is the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag. The back of the program also lists members and officers of San Jacinto Chapter, Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Harris County Historical Survey Committee.
Date: April 21, 1967
Creator: Sons of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapter
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[San Jacinto Day Program with address by John J. Herrera - 1955-04-21]

Description: Program for the San Jacinto Day celebration hosted by Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, San Jacinto Chapters. The front of the program lists an itinerary of the day's events and the reverse lists the lyrics to "Texas, Our Texas". Included is the text of a speech delivered by John J. Herrera at the event, April 21, 1955.
Date: April 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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[San Jacinto Monument brochure]

Description: San Jacinto Monument and state park brochure from 1949. Includes information about the battleground, the construction of the monument, the Museum of History, and the Battleship Texas.
Date: 1949
Creator: San Jacinto Museum of History Association
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