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[Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-15]
Letter from Frank Pinedo to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his loyal support and for the nominating speech he made at the National Convention. Pinedo also writes to Herrera about his thoughts on the election of the new National President. "I am disappointed but have concluded that I was beat by the manuevering an machinations of the Laredo group at the Convention [...] but since Laredo won't do anything for our League I am looking forward to the day when we can recapture our organization."
[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]
Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-09]
Letter from George I. Sánchez, Director of the American Council of Spanish-Speaking People, to John J. Herrera, dated June 9,1953. Sánchez writes of his support for John J. Herrera's re-election as LULAC National President but also expresses concerns about LULAC's effectiveness on a state and national scale.
[Letter from Gladys Sommers to John J. Herrera - 1971-06-29]
Letter to John J. Herrera informing him of what documents he would need to submit to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles with his application for remission of a bond forfeiture.
[Letter from H. W. Elrod to the Houston Bar Association and the Board of Legal Examiners - 1942-09-28]
Recommendation letter from H. W. Elrod, Principal of Dow Junior High School, to The Houston Bar Association and The Board of Legal Examiners, in Austin, Texas.
[Letter from J. C. Crain to Arturo Vasquez - 1966-02-15]
Letter from J. C. Crain, Chief of Internal Revenue Service Review Staff, to Arturo Vasquez, dated February 15, 1966, regarding Form 990 filing requirements for all LULAC councils.
[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]
Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention.
[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-03]
Copy of a letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Director of Publicity, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 3, 1953. Rodriguez recommends Frank Pinedo for appointment to the position of Assistant Attorney General.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his work during the election campaign.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-01-23]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his congratulations and promising to help Herrera's son find a job when one comes available.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-05-29]
Letter from John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's invitation to the State LULAC Convention. Connally will defer his response for a later date.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-10-25]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally giving John J. Herrera his regrets that it would not be possible for him to attend the February State LULAC Convention.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1963-11-13]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Dr. George J. Garza. Connally promises to consider Herrera's endorsement.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-06-15]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Judge George Miller for appointment to the new Criminal District Court in Harris County.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-14]
Brief letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera and "Mike" for their influence in his decision to appoint Robert Lowry.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-01-14]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally thanking John J. Herrera for Herrera's endorsement of Carol Vance.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-08]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally commissioning John J. Herrera as an Admiral in the Texas Navy, at the recommendation of Senator Culp Krueger.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1967-09-06]
Letter from Governor John B. Connally to John J. Herrera thanking Herrera for his recommendation of Jimmie Duncan for a position.
[Letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1968-07-19]
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."
[Letter from John Ben Shepperd to John J. Herrera - 1953-03-12]
Letter from John Ben Shepperd, Attorney General of Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated March 12, 1953. Shepperd acknowledges Herrera's letter recommending Frank M. Pinedo for a position in the Attorney General's office.
[Letter from John Collins to Matthew H. Kelly - 1953-03-21]
Carbon copy of letter from John Collins, C.S.B., of the Basilian Fathers Mexican Mission Center in Rosenberg, Texas to Rev. Matthew H. Kelly of Austin, Texas, dated March 21, 1953. This was a cover letter for enclosures about Planned Parenthood information.
[Letter from John E. Cahoon to the State Board of Examiners on behalf of John J. Herrera - 1940-09-05]
Letter from John E. Cahoon tot he Texas State Board of Examiners recommending that John J. Herrera be permitted to take the State Bar Examination.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-03-13]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera writes to ask for assistance with Felix H. Morales and his FCC application for a radio station. Herrera specifically asks for any news clippings or incidences of discrimination against Latin Americans of Mexican descent that could be used in support of the FCC granting the radio station to Houston rather than Mexia.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-04-01]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera requests Dr. Castañeda to write a letter of support for a Spanish speaking radio station in Houston. Herrera also inquires if Dr. Castañeda could make himself available to testify as a witness in an upcoming hearing with the FCC.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr., Chairman, American G. I. Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. Herrera outlines the expected votes of various LULAC councils in Texas and New Mexico in Herrera's bid for the position of LULAC National President.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar Jr. - 1955-12-21]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Ed Idar Jr. from John J. Herrera dated December 21, 1955 addressing the political issues with the American GI Forum poll tax drive in the Valley, Texas. "I don't see anything wrong in the efforts of the American Gi Forum conducting this type of civic drive in the Valley. I think it should have been done long ago." Herrera writes that the Latin American people of Mexican descent should all be able to vote and pay the poll tax in preservation and contribution to the "American way of life."
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-02-15]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo on League of United Latin American Council Formation in Refugio, Texas. Herrera gives Pinedo further details and names of the first LULAC meeting and names and addresses of the charter members. Herrera also lets Pinedo know that Herrera wants him to be at the installation ceremony along with Felix Tijerina.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1955-05-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo, dated May 11,1955, in regards to Herrera's attendance at the National Convention in Galveston. Herrera agrees to be the chairman to the seminar on "Social Welfare." Herrera requests a copy of the program of speakers and seminars to be announced on the LULAC radio program in Houston.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to G.W. Gillean - 1955-04-20]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter ton from John J. Herrera, dated April 20, 1955, addressing the matter of helping Gillean obtain a beer license in LULAC's name. Herrera is responding to a letter that Gillean sent to Joe Garza from LULAC Council Number 235 in Beaumont.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1962-06-09]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Gubernatorial candidate John B. Connally, inviting Connally to the LULAC Convention in El Paso, at which Robert F. Kennedy would be a speaker. Herrera suggests that Connally's attendance would help garner the Latin American vote for him in the governor race and would certainly introduce him to all the LULAC delegates and guests.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor-Elect for the State of Texas, dated January 4, 1963. The letter has COPY stamped across the center in red. The letter asks that Connally consider finding a position for Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera, who is completing a pre-law degree.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-12]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Governor John B. Connally on his election victory. Herrera goes on to discuss his son John Michael, who has been working as a U.S. Capitol Policeman in Washington, D.C., and asks if there's any position in Austin his son could get while working on his law degree.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-05-18]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of the first page of a letter from John J. Herrera inviting Governor John B. Connally to be the main speaker at the LULAC State Convention in Beaumont in February.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-05-18]
Onionskin carbon copy o f a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated May 18, 1963. Herrera invites Connally to be the main speaker at the banquet at the Texas State LULAC Convention.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-10-24]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated October 24, 1963. Herrera asks for Connally's answer as to whether he will be the main speaker at the LULAC Convention to be held in Beaumont, Texas,
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-01-11]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support for Governor John B. Connally's recently-announced re-election campaign. Herrera mentions that Connally and his family have been in his prayers since "the tragic days of November," referring to the John F. Kennedy assassination.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1966-01-05]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor John B. Connally recommending Carol Vance as a replacement for Frank Briscoe in the office of the District Attorney of Harris County.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-09]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 9, 1953. Herrera recommends that LULAC endorse Frank M. Pinedo of Austin for a position within the Attorney General's office.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-09]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 9, 1953. Herrera recommends that LULAC endorse Frank M. Pinedo of Austin for a position within the Attorney General's office.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC National and Council Officers and District Governors]
Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC National Officers, District Governors, and Council Officers. The letter calls for a LULAC Supreme Council Meeting for August 10, 1952, in Austin, Texas.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to R. L. Phinney - 1966-03-07]
Letter from John J. Herrera to the District Director of Internal Revenue, R. L. Phinney, requesting confirmation as to whether the Federal Lien filed in volume 49, page 65, had been paid.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Ralph Yarborough by John J. Herrera informing Yarborough of a possible banquet to be held in Houston in honor of Senator Henry B. Gonzalez, Albert U. Trevino, and other Latin American leaders in honor of their victory in Bexar County. Herrera inquires what days in March Yarborough could be in town to attend the banquet, which could also function as a fundraising event for him.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter to Judge Ralph Yarborough (now a Senator-elect) suggesting that, if Yarborough has not hired all of his staff yet, Frank M. Picedo could be a good Latin American addition, discussing his qualifications and character.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to Texas Board of Law Examiners - 1970-01-24]
Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter of recommendation written by John J. Herrera to the Board of Law Examiners on behalf of Peter H. Murphy.
[Letter from John J. Herrera to the Supreme Court of the State of Texas - 1977-08-29]
Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to the Supreme Court of the State of Texas recommending David Garza upon his application to practice law.
[Letter from John L. Hill to the State Bar of Texas - 1967-12-05]
Letter from John L. Hill asking his fellow members of the State Bar of Texas to help drum up support for his impending run for Texas governor's office.