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[Announcement of the formation of PASO, Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations - 1961-04-06]

Description: Announcement for the formation and naming of the Political Association for Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASO) addressed to all former members of the Viva Kennedy clubs, M.A.P.A., and other interest groups. The new board of directors is given and a call to action urges those interested in setting up local PASO chapters in their communities.
Date: April 6, 1961
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & McCormick, Carlos
Item Type: Letter

[Anti-Goldwater cartoon]

Description: Anti-Goldwater cartoon printed on a half piece of paper reading "Goldwater = Gold for the Rich / Water for the Poor and a kick in the [drawing of a sad donkey] for the Middle Class."
Date: 1964
Item Type: Artwork

[Autographed speech by Martin Dies, Jr. - 1969-04-21]

Description: A typed, autographed copy of a speech by Martin Dies, Jr., delivered on San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1969. The inscription reads "To my friend and great [?] John Herrera, Martin Dies, Jr."
Date: April 21, 1969
Creator: Dies, Martin, Jr.
Item Type: Text

Bienaventurado el 1899-1967

Description: Report on the life and legacy of Reverend Manuel Urbina who passed away on August 14, 1967. The report is written by Urbina's widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: August 14, 1967
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
Item Type: Report

[Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina]

Description: Biographical sketch of Manuel Urbina released by the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board, Division of Communication, September, 1966. The document includes brief biographical details, education, and experience.
Date: September 1966
Item Type: Text

[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

Description: A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."
Date: April 11, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter

[Birthday card from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-11]

Description: Birthday card to John J. Herrera from Sheppard W. King with a color illustration on the front cover depicting a cartoon character holding a sign that reads, "We need our Birthdays" and below it the words "I've always felt". The interior of the card consists of a color illustration of bare legs with a belt wrapped around them. The printed text says, "About like a nudist needs a belt! Many happy returns anyway!" The handwritten text in the card reads, "John - be careful - I know it scares the hell out of you when they start getting nude and dropping their chastity belt!!! Happy Birthday -Shep" The digital image also includes the envelope postmarked April 11, 1967
Date: April 11, 1967
Creator: King, Sheppard W., III
Item Type: Letter