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A Lecture on Sectarian Influence in Schools, and on the Sabbath and Sunday Mail Question.

Description: Text of a speech given by J. A. Stewart regarding sectarian influence in schools, mail delivery on Sunday. Contents: The Author's Habit of Thought and his Religion; Reason and Sophistry--A Contrast; Sectarian Influence in Schools; Sabbath Desecration, or Sunday Mails and Monday Elections; The Records of Heaven, or the Vision of Boards, a Poetic Dream.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stewart, J. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article: Why I Have Shared]

Description: Editorial article written by Dr. May Owen, describing her reasons for establishing the May Owen Trust through the Texas Medical Association, citing her long interest in the medical profession and ways that she has found to pay back the people that supported her throughout her career.
Date: unknown
Creator: Owen, May
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[President's Page Draft]

Description: Draft text of a "President's Page" column written by Dr. May Owen, president of the Texas Medical Association. In the article, she discusses the responsibilities of doctors to assist in teaching and building relationships with local doctors and other medical professionals.
Date: unknown
Creator: Owen, May
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Mail Bag, Houston Press - 1941-06-09]

Description: Copy of a letter to the editor written by John J. Herrera regarding the discrimination faced by Latin-Americans in Texas and the United States. Herrera believes that if the United States provides opportunities and equal treatment for all races and nationalities, it will influence other countries to do the same and foster good working relationships with foreign countries, namely those in Latin-America.
Date: June 9, 1941
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera - 1948-09-02]

Description: Handwritten letter from Mrs. Paul Padilla to John J. Herrera expressing her expressing her displeasure with an article in the Tin Smelter about Mexican Americans and the tortillas. She requests that Herrera write a letter to the newsletter, Tin Types, in response to the negative way in which Mexican Americans were portrayed in the article. Also, in the postscript, Mrs. Padilla asks Mr. Herrera if she could have an installation at an upcoming formal dance.
Date: September 2, 1948
Creator: Padilla, M. S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of Tin Types - 1948-09-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to the editor of Tin Types from John J. Herrera, criticizing the publication's article "La Caliente Tortillas." Herrera points out the discriminatory nature of the article and provides some background on the history of the corn tortilla and details how Mexican culture has influenced America and the world.
Date: September 4, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of the Houston Chronicle - 1974-04-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to the editor of the Houston Chronicle criticizing its article endorsing Judge Jimmie Duncan and insisting that it is biased and inaccurate. John J. Herrera claims the editorial overlooks some important facts about the judge and misrepresents his character.
Date: April 13, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the editor of Viewpoints, Houston Chronicle - 1973-08-16]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Marta Daumos' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano." Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. Herrera and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bob Shuler's Free Lance, Volume 2, Number 12, November 1918

Description: Monthly publication written by pastor Bob Shuler, providing personal anecdotes and opinions about topics related to living according to the Methodist faith, particularly support for the Prohibition. This issue includes an insert titled "Important Notice" explaining why Shuler plans to temporarily suspend publication.
Date: November 1918
Creator: Shuler, Robert P. (Robert Pierce), 1880-
Partner: Lena Armstrong Public Library

[Letter from John Sayles to J. E. Pearson, July 26, 1932]

Description: Letter from John Sayles to J. E. Pearson stating that he desires a royalty plan more than a salary. Sayles is concerned about the stability of his law practice if he were to leave Abilene, but asks Pearson's opinion on a salary. Sayles states he is capable of the work in St. Paul with proper assistance.
Date: July 26, 1932
Creator: Sayles, John
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from J. E. Pearson to John Sayles, October 24, 1932]

Description: Letter from J. E. Pearson to John Sayles discussing that the head of publishing companies agree that it is best to write the work in accordance with previously discussed plans. Pearson also mentions revised compensation plans, transportation plans and lodging plans. Pearson expresses eagerness to begin the project.
Date: October 24, 1932
Creator: Pearson, J. E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library