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[Letter from John M. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1964-03-10]

Description: A letter from John M. Herrera to Honorable John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated March 10, 1964. This letter is thanking Governor Connally for his "wonderful reception at the signing of the LULAC PROCLAMATION." Additionally Herrera inquires about Governor Connally's re-election.
Date: March 10, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John Michael
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mark White to John J. Herrera - 1977-03-28]

Description: Letter from Mark White, Texas Secretary of State, to John J. Herrera, dated March 28, 1977, and certified by Patricia Cantrell. The letter requests remittance of payment of $3.90 for "the enclosed plain copy of all instruments for the League of United Latin American Citizens."
Date: March 28, 1977
Creator: White, Mark
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Matthew H. Kelly to John J. Herrera - 1953-06-19]

Description: Letter from Rev. Matthew H. Kelly, Executive Secretary of the Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated June 19, 1953. Kelly expresses his regrets on Herrera's lost bid for re-election as LULAC National President.
Date: June 19, 1953
Creator: Kelly, Matthew H.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Morris S. Schwartz to John J. Herrera - 1966-09-15]

Description: Letter from Morris S. Schwartz informing John J. Herrera of his appointment as a member of Local Board No. 294 of the United States Selective Service System, in Houston, Texas, by the President of the United States, and what documents Herrera would need to submit to qualify.
Date: September 15, 1966
Creator: Schwartz, Morris S.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Pauline Santos to Paul Gil - 1952-10-13]

Description: Letter from Pauline Santos of Elgin, Texas, to Paul Gil of Austin, Texas, dated October 13, 1952. Santos relates dates and names of people discriminated against at three different business establishments.
Date: October 13, 1952
Creator: Santos, Pauline
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]

Description: Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead.
Date: April 16, 1959
Creator: Daniel, Price
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-13]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for the pleasure of his company at a banquet and refers to him as "a living representative of more than one historical age" due to Herrera's connections and involvement in Texas and the Southwest.
Date: June 13, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1956-06-03]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough asking for John J. Herrera's support during the 1956 gubernatorial campaign and urging Herrera to rally more support amongst relatives, friends, and neighbors. The letter is typed on letterhead for Yarborough for Governor Headquarters with the campaign slogan: "It's cleanup time in Texas!"
Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his support, along with Latino support from all around Texas, for contributing to Yarborough's victory. The letter is typed on campaign letterhead reading at the top, "Judge Ralph Yarborough for U.S. Senator ... Vote April 2" and at the bottom, "Yarborough - of Texas, by Texas, for Texas."
Date: April 6, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1962-01-29]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera typed on State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated January 29, 1962. Bonilla requests that Herrera attend the State Convention to be held in Austin, Texas, on February 2, 3, 4, 1962.
Date: January 29, 1962
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-05-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a blank letter template requesting the reader's participation in the Austin meeting of the Viva Johnson organization, for which they will need to select a chairman and co-chairs. It is labeled "Letter No. 1."
Date: May 21, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to John J. Herrera - 1955-02-15]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera, from unspecific League of United Latina American Citizens source, dated February 15, 1955, in regards to the declaration by the Supreme Council that the offices of the National Organizer and the National Chaplain are vacant and inactive. The author of the letter states "I hope that the action taken by the Supreme Council will not keep you from working very closely with me on LULAC matters [...] I would like to appoint you as a Chairman of a National Committee to study ways and means of increasing the educational opportunities that are available to persons of Spanish extraction."
Date: February 15, 1955
Item Type: Letter

LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled "LULAC chiefs claim Carter ignores rights" by Felton West. The article states that "Mexican-American leaders accused the Carter administration Friday of having 'totally ignored' human rights for Spanish-speaking persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: West, Felton
Item Type: Clipping