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[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.

[Credentials certification letter from Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number One to LULAC Credentials Committee - 1949-01-11]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of credentials certification letter from George J. Galvez, Secretary, and Elias Licona, President, of Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number 1 to LULAC Credentials Committee dated January 11, 1949. This certifies that Hector de Pena was appointed as delegate to the Regional LULAC Convention to be held in Houston, Texas, on January 29 and 30, 1949.
Date: January 11, 1949
Creator: Galvez, George J.

[Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Industry Circular, Number 79-10, August 7, 1979]

Description: Industry circular signed by Director G. R. Dickerson for all federal firearms licensees that clarifies "straw man transactions" in relation to the purchase of firearms purchases (those which are conducted by a third party besides the seller and the buyer). Document is printed on Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms letterhead. A copy of the envelope shows it had been sent to Esther Imports, Inc. in Houston, Texas.
Date: August 7, 1979
Creator: Dickerson, G. R.

[Directive from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to National Executive Board - 1979-06-20]

Description: Directive from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., League of United Latin American Citizens National President, addressed to the National Executive Board and dated June 20, 1979. The directive instructs members of the board to appoint a Women's Activities Coordinator and send their information to Bonilla.
Date: June 20, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Rubén, 1946-

[Draft letter to John H. Barron and Vesey, Prince and Clineburg]

Description: A handwritten document addressed to both John Barron and Vesey, Prince and Clineburg in Washington. The top portion contains the following: "John Barron Earle Building Washington Morales requests you confer with Mr. Prince as to the feasibility of filing for frequency you suggest if Prince advises to amend we will authorize" (written and crossed out) "Have Prince wire collect Western Union" Bottom portion of letter contains the following, "Vesey, Prince and Clineburg Bowin Building 815 Fifteenth St. N. W. Washington" (written and crossed out) "Have letter from Barron advising amend Morales to(?) no(?) application" "Have letter from Barron advising of new frequency available for Morales station please confer with him and advise. Answer(?) collect W. W."
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Draft of letter from John J. Herrera to Fred M. Valdez and William D. Bonilla]

Description: Draft of a letter from John J. Herrera directed to Fred M. Valdez, National President of LULAC, and William D. Bonilla, State Director of LULAC. The letter is handwritten in ink on lined, legal paper. The letter conveys the details of the reformation of LULAC Council No. 189 in Eagle Lake, Texas, and lists the temporary officers elected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.

[Draft of letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Ramon - 1975-10-21]

Description: Hand written draft of a letter from John J. Herrera to Joe Ramon, dated October 21, 1975. Herrera writes regarding the shameful way he was treated by LULAC Council No. 60 at the Barbara Jordan Function on October 12, 1975. Written on yellow legal pad paper.
Date: October 21, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.