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[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Photograph of Sarah T. Hughes and other United States District Court judges from Texas, with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right: Judge James L. Noel, Jr.; Senator Ralph W. Yarborough (Texas); President Kennedy; Judge Sarah T. Hughes; Edmund O. Noel (in front), son of Judge Noel; Vice President Johnson; Judge Adrian A. Spears; Judge Leo Brewster. This particular photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by Kennedy's successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah Hughes with affection and high regard. Lyndon B. Johnson." On the back of the photograph, "B5212-1" is handwritten in ink.
Date: March 7, 1962
Creator: Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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 Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1962-07-16]

Description: Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera. Thomas writes on hearing that Herrera will be visiting Washington, D.C. from July 19 to August 1, 1962. Thomas writes that he would be delighted to see Herrera and asks Herrera to call in the afternoon. Handwritten in pencil on top of the letter: "Call back afternoon."
Date: July 16, 1962
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe M. Kilgore - 1962-08-13]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Joe M. Kilgore. Herrera expresses his appreciation for Kilgore's hospitality during Herrera's recent visit to Washington. Herrera is sad to give Kilgore the news of the sudden death of the son of Dr. Hector P. Garcia, who was killed in a car accident.
Date: August 13, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jim Wright - 1962-08-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jim Wright requesting a position in Wright's office for his wife's sister, Gloria Arriaga. Arriaga speaks English and Spanish fluently, and Herrera believes she would be able to provide help to Wright.
Date: August 13, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger - 1962-07-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Presidential Press Secretary Pierre Salinger, explaining his history of campaigning for the Kennedys and his involvement in Latin American politics in Texas, and asks if it could be arranged for his family to visit the White House while they were in Washington visiting his son.
Date: July 13, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1962-08-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking him for his hospitality during John J. Herrera's recent visit to Washington. Herrera assures Yarborough that he will cherish the books Yarborough gave him and has referred to them several times already.
Date: August 13, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1962-02-12]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for sending him a copy of the resolution passed by the LULAC Convention as well as Herrera's support in Yarborough deciding not to enter the race for governor. The letter originally accompanied a copy of Yarborough's statement on that matter.
Date: February 12, 1962
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

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

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secretary, requesting the President and Salinger sign a plaque which Herrera had made from a picture of John F. Kennedy painted by Norman Rockwell. This photograph was autographed on the borders by Senator and Mrs. Dennis Chavez, Gus Garcia and others. As this photograph is priceless to Herrera, he will ask his son, who is Washington, D.C., to give the plaque to Pierre 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 Lyndon B. Johnson - 1962-07-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, through Johnson's Executive Assistant Clifton Carter, requesting an appointment between July 19th to 30th, 1962. Herrera would like to help setting up a meeting with someone in the Attorney General's office in order to discuss an immigration matter.
Date: July 9, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library