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[Campaign letter from Dick Manne]

Description: Letter from the Chairman of the Harris County Democrats Dick Manne urging voters to return "sanity and loyalty" to the Democratic Party in the June 2 run-off election. Manne decries the candidates who had the support, he claims, of groups like the John Birch Society and Ku Klux Klan or had been "Democrats for Nixon" and which were "loyal Democrats."
Date: unknown
Creator: Manne, Dick

[Campaign letter from J. Doug Toole for Preston Smith]

Description: Campaign letter from J. Doug Toole, Harris County Campaign Manager for Preston Smith, requesting financial contributions and support in Smith's run for Lieutenant Governor. The letter is typed on "Preston Smith for Lieutenant Governor" letterhead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Toole, J. Doug

[Campaign letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1962-05-19]

Description: General letter from John B. Connally to his supporters thanking them for the lead he gained in the primaries and urging their continued dedication during the lead-in to the run-off election. The letter is typed on "John Connally for Governor" letterhead.
Date: May 19, 1962
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993

[Campaign letter from John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera thanking recipients for their support during his campaign, inviting them to his home the day before the election, and requesting their help on election day.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon for Jim Wright - 1961-02-03]

Description: Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon, Director of the Jim Wright for U.S. Senate Campaign, Texas headquarters, urging all Houstonians to come to a reception at the Rice Hotel at 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 1961 to honor and support Jim Wright for U.S. Senate.
Date: February 3, 1961
Creator: Blackmon, Larry

[Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee - 1975]

Description: Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee supporting the Democratic candidate, Fred Hofheinz, for the mayoral election on Tuesday, December 2, 1975. This letter was from Pat Gandy, Chairperson, Harris County Democrats and Billie Carr, Democratic National Committeewoman, Harris County Democrats.
Date: 1975
Creator: Harris County Democrats Political Committee

[Card from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera]

Description: Greeting card sent from Betsy B. Johnson to John J. Herrera. The front of the card has a newspaper clipping and the words "You're in the news!" and inside, the text says "It's always nice to read good things about friends!" A handwritten note on the inside of the card says: "Keep up the good work. ¡Es espléndido Betsy B. Johnson, Liaison Offices, GCCSA."
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Betsy B.

[Card from Joyce and Pierce]

Description: An undated card signed "Joyce & Pierce". The front of the card has a color illustration of lilies with a cut out for the stained glass illustration on the interior. The front of the card is printed "God Bless You in Your Illness". The interior of the card has a color illustration of a stained glass window and the printed text, "May God bless you and protect you, May he send you good health and cheer, May his love and light surround you, May He be forever near."
Date: unknown

[Card from P. F. Flores to John J. Herrera - 1979-09-11]

Description: Card in an envelope sent to Herrera from Rev. P. F. Flores, thanking John J. Herrera for his support and congratulations on his appointment as Archbishop of San Antonio. The envelope containing the card is addressed to John J. Herrera and stamped: "El Paso, Texas 799, 11 Sep. 1979."
Date: September 11, 1979
Creator: Flores, P. F.

[Card from "S" to John J. Herrera]

Description: Card written to John J. Herrera, undated and signed "S". The front of the card bears the initials "SGD". The interior of the card is handwritten and reads, "Dear John, Lee asked I thank you, not only for the book but the thoughts behind it all. Old friends help the heart mend faster & better."
Date: unknown

[Card from the Lyndon B. and Lady Bird Johnson]

Description: Card from Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson thanking the reader for their holiday remembrance and wishing them a happy New Year. The card has the Presidential seal at the top.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 & Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007

[Case file card for Dorothy Whiddon, December 4, 1961]

Description: Card containing case information for Dorothy Whiddon. Herrera handled Whiddon divorce from her husband. Herrera's fee was $157.50 and Whiddon had paid in full. The divorce was granted on March 5, 1962.
Date: December 4, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Christmas card from Carmen Anita - December 15, 1970]

Description: Christmas card from Carmen Anita dated December 15, 1970. The front cover of the card has a color illustration of a winter scene including a snow topped church. The interior of the card has the printed text, "Alegre Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo".
Date: December 15, 1970

[Christmas card from Ernesto and Maria Luisa]

Description: Christmas card sent by Ernesto and Maria Luisa. On the front cover of this Christmas card is a colored illustration of a girl sitting below Christmas decorations and blowing bubbles. "Feliz Navidad" is printed on the front cover. The interior of the card contains more illustrations with the printed message, "Felices Pascuas de Navidad y un Prospero Ano Nuevo." Below the type, the handwritten message reads, "Ernesto y Maria Luisa. Wish you could come soon. I'm waiting. Regards to Family. E.H."
Date: unknown

[Christmas card from the David Adame Family]

Description: Christmas card from the David Adame Family. The color illustration on the cover shows a woman wearing a red hat and holding a baby in a green blanket. The interior text is printed in red and reads, "Feliz Navidad and a Happy New Year, The David Adame Family".
Date: unknown
Creator: Adame, David

[Christmas card from the Galverro family to the John J. Herrera family]

Description: The front of the card has a color illustration of holly and Christmas bells with the text "Merry Christmas" in the top right corner. the interior of the card contains the text "To wish you the best at Christmas and all through the year". The handwritten note says, "We wish you with much affection Blanca, Paty, Blanca y Freddy S. Galvorro."
Date: unknown
Creator: Galvorro, Blanca; Galvorro, Paty & Galvorro, Freddy S.

[Copy of telegram from Joe Pool to Lyndon B. Johnson - 1977-02-07]

Description: Copy of a telegram from Congressman Joe Pool to President Lyndon B. Johnson dated February 7, 1966, regarding recognition of the work of the League of United Latin American Citizens and urging the President to proclaim the week of February 13 - 19, 1966 to be National LULAC Week.
Date: February 7, 1966
Creator: Pool, Joe

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Copy of a letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. Both letters are printed on the same page with Houston Chronicle letterhead.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.