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[Letter from Eliot C. Lovett to John J. Herrera - 1948-12-18]

Description: Letter sent to John J. Herrera from Eliot C. Lovett from the law offices of Hanson, Lovett, & Dale in Washington, D. C. Herrera is notified that the business matters previously conducted by the late Barron would subsequently be handled by Mr. Lovett, and Messrs. Gautney and Bond.
Date: December 18, 1948
Creator: Lovett, Eliot C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to C. V. Kern - 1948-12-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff Harris County, Texas, suggesting that Kern hire as deputy sheriffs of Harris County at least two "Latin Americans of Mexican descent," with a good knowledge of Spanish and English.
Date: December 15, 1948
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, page one - 1962-12-08]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secretary, asking President John F. Kennedy to sign a plaque which Herrera had made from a picture of John F. Kennedy, painted by Norman Rockwell. The plaque was autographed on the borders by Senator and Mrs. Dennis Chavez, Gus Garcia and others. As this photograph is priceless to Herrera, he would ask his son, who is Washington D.C., to give the plaque to Salinger to be signed.
Date: December 8, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, page two - 1962-12-08]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secretary, asking President John F. Kennedy to sign a plaque which Herrera had made from a picture of John F. Kennedy, painted by Norman Rockwell. The plaque was autographed on the borders by Senator and Mrs. Dennis Chavez, Gus Garcia and others. As this photograph is priceless to Herrera, he would ask his son, who is Washington D.C., to give the plaque to Salinger to be signed.
Date: December 8, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank E. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-26]

Description: Letter from Frank E. Johnson, Assistant Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Employment Security, to John J. Herrera regarding receipt of a copy of the letter dated December 12, 1961 sent to Senator John Tower about the action of the Department of Labor in the Slaton, Texas area.
Date: December 26, 1961
Creator: Johnson, Frank E. (Frank Eubank), 1899-1989
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Ralph Yarborough's Washington Report, 28th General Newsletter, December 16, 1963

Description: The 28th general newsletter from Ralph Yarborough including a photograph from President Kennedy's last speech (Senator Yarborough, Governor John B. Connally, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson are visible behind the president), a copy of Yarborough's eulogy for Kennedy from Congressional record of December 11, 1963, and a handwritten greeting explaining that out of respect to Kennedy's death, this newsletter would stand in for a normal cheerful Christmas greeting.
Date: December 16, 1963
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1955-12-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter sent in response to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane, assuring him of John J. Herrera's support for Culp Krueger for State Senate. Herrera goes on to say that he feels Krueger is "missing the boat" with Texas Latinos by not helping their mutual friend Abel Cisneros, going on at length about Cisneros's virtues and the unfairness of his situation.
Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel H. Garcia to Sherman Montgomery - 1975-12-17]

Description: Letter from LULAC attorney, Manuel H. Garcia to Sherman Montgomery, Chairman of Banco Internacional on December 17, 1975, asking for more time to review LULAC's financial records and perform an audit before attempting to resolve a debt owed to Banco Internacional in Tucson, Arizona.
Date: December 17, 1975
Creator: Garcia, Manuel H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Marley Giddens to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-07]

Description: Letter from Marley Giddens, Columbus Independent School District Superintendent, to John J. Herrera, dated December 7, 1961. In the letter, Giddens thanks Herrera for their meeting and further explains the events leading up to the incident at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: December 7, 1961
Creator: Giddens, Marley
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

A Proposal from Dorrance D. Roderick to the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for the establish of an Institute of Inter-American Relations in El Paso, Texas

Description: Document titled "A Proposal from Dorrance D. Roderick to League of United Latin American Citizens for the establishment of an Institute of Inter-American Relations in El Paso, Texas." The report was submitted on December 1, 1961, and includes the proposal, purpose, approach, implementation, and financing plans.
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Roderick, Dorrance D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Flyer for the re-election of Houston Mayor Lewis Cutrer]

Description: Flyer for the re-election of Houston Mayor Lewis Cutrer created by the Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASO). A meeting will be held for volunteers on Saturday, December 2, 1961 at the Latin American Hall. Includes a record of what Lewis Cutrer's administration has accomplished in its current term.
Date: December 2, 1961
Creator: Political Association of Spanish Speaking Organizations
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library