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[Letter from Bob Eckhardt to John J. Herrera - 1974-01-31]

Description: Letter from Bob Eckhardt, member, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, and Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, United States Congress, to John J. Herrera regarding the case of the impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
Date: January 31, 1974
Creator: Eckhardt, Bob
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey - 1974]

Description: Form letter from the office of Congressman Bob Casey concerning the potential impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
Date: 1974
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Congressional Record, Volume 118, Number 61, April 19, 1972

Description: Congressional Record : Proceedings and Debates of the 92nd Congress, Second Session, April 19, 1972. "A noble effort on behalf of America's second largest and most ignored minority." Speech given before the Senate by John V. Tunney with President Richard Nixon in attendance about the employment and underemployment of Spanish Americans.
Date: April 19, 1972
Creator: United States Senate
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Dinner Menu Card Signed by Richard Nixon]

Description: Card containing the dinner menu at The White House for Tuesday, April 25, 1972. There is a handwritten note on the back that says "Best wishes to Western Texas College - Snyder, Texas - [from] Richard Nixon. The White House, April 25, 1972."
Date: April 25, 1972
Partner: Western Texas College Library

[Telegram and articles from Danny Olivas to Pete Tijerina - 1956-10-23]

Description: Copy of a telegram and articles from Danny Olivas to Pete Tijerina dated October 23, 1956 which include a telegram from Olivas to Tijerina: "We are not endorsing the Ike Dick Slate." Above the telegram, there are two articles and a telegram copied onto a piece of paper. One article with Felix Tijerina expressing his support for the Eisenhower-Nixon administration. The other article was John J. Herrera's rebuttal to Tijerina's support of the Eisenhower-Nixon administration: "We have bitterly realized in their past administrations that we were the last to be hired and the first to be hired. We will continue to support the Democratic party and their nominees, Stevenson and Kerauver." Herrera writes: "The great majority of the Latinos do not share his enthusiasm for the Republican Party, as 97 percent of the Latinos work for a living and do not own their business (as Mr. Tijerina does), or are professional people."
Date: October 23, 1956
Creator: Olivas, Danny
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of article by John J. Herrera - 1956-10-22]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy draft of an article by John J. Herrera dated October 22, 1956. This article was Herrera's rebuttal to Felix Tijerina's article on support of the Eisenhower-Nixon administration. "We have bitterly realized in their past administrations that we were the last to be hired and the first to be hired. We will continue to support the Democratic party and their nominees, Stevenson and Kerauver." Herrera also writes: "the great majority of the Latinos do not share his enthusiasm for the Republican Party, as 97 percent of the Latinos work for a living and do not own their business (as Mr. Tijerina does), or are professional people." At the top of this article in Spanish, there is a note which reads as such in English: "(Note: Despite certain Mexican 'leaders' knowing that Nixon 'was of the tricky politics' since October of 1956 many here in Houston on the radio or the TV begged 'Now more than ever four more years of Nixon': The least they should do is now after the failure, is to ask for forgiveness from the people before continuing to make recommendations on who to vote for."
Date: October 22, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Tijerina denies LULAC 'passed word' on Nixon

Description: Article about League of United Latin American Citizens National President Felix Tijerina denies reports that LULAC has been urging members to vote against Richard Nixon in the upcoming presidential race: "The 51-year-old restaurant operator, wearing an 'Ike' pin in his lapel, said in a later statement to newsmen that he personally endorsed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration and will vote for their reelection Nov. 6."
Date: 1956
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. B. Casas to John J. Herrera - 1962-11-08]

Description: Letter from J. B. Casas to his friend, John J. Herrera, expressing joy at the victory of John. B. Connally in Texas. Casas describes the recent California gubernatorial election, in which Pat Brown beat Richard Nixon. Casas asks after friends in Houston.
Date: November 8, 1962
Creator: Casas, J. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library