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[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.
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard size campaign card for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. On the front of the card is a cartoon picture of Hofheinz noting the issues of the campaign. Above the illustration reads: "El Alcalde," or "The Mayor". Message from Herrera on the back of the card.
Date: June 22, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee - 1975]

Description: Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee supporting the Democratic candidate, Fred Hofheinz, for the mayoral election on Tuesday, December 2, 1975. This letter was from Pat Gandy, Chairperson, Harris County Democrats and Billie Carr, Democratic National Committeewoman, Harris County Democrats.
Date: 1975
Creator: Harris County Democrats Political Committee
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign card for Fred Hofheinz from John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard size campaign card for Fred Hofheinz by John J. Herrera. On the front of the card is a cartoon picture of Hofheinz noting the issues of the campaign. Above the illustration reads: "El Alcalde," or "The Mayor". Message from Herrera on the back of the card.
Date: June 22, 1975
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign flyer for L. Chris Diaz Carlo for Eastern Seaboard Vice-President of LULAC]

Description: Campaign flyer for L. Chris Diaz Carlo for Eastern Seaboard Vice-President of League of United Latin American Citizens. The flyer features a picture of Diaz Carlo, an endorsement from the mayor of Miami, Maurice Ferri, and an open letter from Diaz Carlo on the reverse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Diaz Carlo, L. Chris
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fernando Villareal to LULAC members]

Description: Letter from Fernando Villareal, President of LULAC Council #273, endorsing Frank Sustaita for state director of League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: 197u
Creator: Villareal, Fernando
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera is handwritten and undated. The letter indicates Joe's support of a special election but disagrees with Ed Pena's ruling that Leo Cardenas is eligible to run.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. D. McMillan to Eduardo Morga - 1977-07-01]

Description: Letter from J. D. McMillan to Eduardo Morga, dated July 1, 1977, and printed on Exxon Company Letterhead. The letter congratulates Morga on his election to LULAC National President, encloses a book, "Goodbye, Garcia. Adios," and indicates plans to donate $10,000.
Date: July 1, 1977
Creator: McMillan, J. D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-07-30]

Description: Letter from Joe Herrera to John J. Herrera. Joe forwards information in reference to his challenge against Leo Cardenas's eligibility to run for the office of Colorado State Director. The letter is dated July 30, 1976.
Date: July 30, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Garza to John J. Herrera - 1952-04-23]

Description: Letter from Joe Garza of Corpus Christi, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated April 23, 1952. Garza writes regarding Herrera's possible run for the presidency of LULAC, and provides words of encouragement.
Date: April 23, 1952
Creator: Garza, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Texas Governor Allen Shivers - 1950-08-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Texas Governor Allen Shivers, dated August 8, 1950. This is a congratulatory letter regarding Governor Shivers' recent election.
Date: August 8, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante - 1952-01-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante, President of the Houston LULAC Council Number 60, dated January 29, 1952. Pinedo writes a thank-you letter to the members of the Houston LULAC council for their support in his campaign to be elected Regional LULAC Governor of the Region of Texas. A copy of this letter was sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 29, 1952
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members - 1952-10-24]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to all LULAC officers and members, dated October 24, 1952. Herrera reports on his trip to visit LULAC Councils in New Mexico and west Texas. The letter encourages all members to vote in the upcoming national elections. Herrera solicits donations from members to help fund a court fight against the Pecos School District and the proposed building of a segregated Mexican school.
Date: October 24, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign brochure of William D. Bonilla for National President of LULAC]

Description: Campaign brochure of William D. Bonilla for National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens. It includes photographs, biographical information, a summary of his qualifications, and his running platform.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from M. C. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1956-05-09]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from M.C. Gonzalez, dated May 9, 1956 asking Herrera to endorse Gonzalez and support him as he runs for office of the National President of LULAC. Gonzalez was the presenter of the nomination speech for National President for John J. Herrera.
Date: May 9, 1956
Creator: Gonzales, M. C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from T.W. Buckshot Lane to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-04]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from T.W. Buckshot Lane. Lane addresses Herrera as his "Friend Johnny" and asks Herrera to once again join the race to run for the office of Harris County Representative. Lane expresses his confidence in being elected if his name is on the ballot to run for the position of Representative of Wharton County, which he confides in Herrera that he is considering. "If you have plans for another race then in the event the two of us are lucky I think there is no doubt about it, we can together gets things done, your legal training and brains, my guts and big mouth, we should do things."
Date: April 4, 1954
Creator: Lane, T.W. Buckshot
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph W. Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1954-04-10]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Ralph W. Yarborough, thanking Herrera for his offer of aid to Yarborough's campaign for Governor of Texas, if Yarborough decides to announce to run. Yarborough explains the different dilemmas, as well as the hope of running for office. Yarborough shares statistics on votes and percentages of statewide averages of voters and asks Herrera for advice and recommendations in regards to the increase of voting statistics. The letter mentions the following enclosures with this letter: biographical sketch, a copy of the State Observer for December 14, 1953, and a copy of the State Observer for October 19, 1953.
Date: April 10, 1954
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to William D. Bonilla - 1961-03-01]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to William D. Bonilla, dated March 1, 1961. Herrera congratulates Bonilla on his election as State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens. Herrera refers to an enclosed letter from Andrew Espinosa, Jr.
Date: March 1, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Flores to John J. Herrera - 1951-06-28]

Description: Letter from Joe Flores, Corpus Christi LULAC Council Number 1, to John J. Herrera, dated June 28, 1951. Flores discusses a voting incident during the election of the LULAC National President when Herrera lost the election. Flores relates watching Herrera cast a vote against himself.
Date: June 28, 1951
Creator: Flores, Joe
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Five Point Plan of Paul Andow

Description: Document is titled "Five Point Plan of Paul Andow ; Candidate for League of United Latin American Citizens National President." The document describes Andow's experience and details his plans for LULAC.
Date: 1963
Creator: Andow, Paul
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library