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[Photograph of a Mexican family]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified Mexican family. On the right is a man holding a hat in his hand, on the left is a woman, wearing a long dress. Between the two adults is a boy wearing white shirt and pants. Standing behind the two adults is a young woman wearing a hat and long dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Elias Ramirez and his family]

Description: Photograph of Elias Ramirez and his family. Standing, from left to right: Elias Ramirez ; Filomeno Ramirez. Seating, left to right: Concepcion Almoguer, mother of Elias and Filomeno ; Julio Guoyoido, Concepion Almoguer's brother.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cantu
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of one men, four women and one baby]

Description: Photograph of one man dressed in suit and tie sitting on a chair. Four women are standing on on either either side of the man, wearing long dresses. A baby is sitting on the floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of the Lopez family]

Description: Photograph of the Lopez family. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez are seen standing. Their daughter is sitting on a chair, and their son is standing.
Date: April 9, 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1966-10-24]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John J. Herrera, dated October 24, 1966. The letter, mailed from Fort Polk, Louisiana to Houston, Texas, describes a recent visit from Douglas's wife, Lynda, and his brother, Mickey. Douglas expresses concern over the separation of his brother, Mickey, from his wife, Sally, and suggests that Mickey needs professional, psychiatric help and may need to go back to the V. A. or State hospital.
Date: October 24, 1966
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera which describes recent and upcoming exams and Douglas's desire to see his family at Easter vacation.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hererra, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1967-07-30]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated July 30, 1967. The letter details Douglas's current military operation, "Paul Bunyon II", as well as discussing his wife, Lynda, and her decision to leave their home and move to California.
Date: July 30, 1967
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ernesto Herrera]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ernesto J. Herrera concerning his health.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ernesto Herrera - 1958-12-02]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ernesto Jimenez Herrera notifying Ernesto of John's intention to visit and possibly develop some motels on the "new short cut of Monterrey."
Date: December 2, 1958
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Gustavo - 1964-06-13]

Description: Letter from Gustavo dated June 13, 1964. On one side of the paper is a hand colored border with "The Wolf and the Seven Kids" written in pencil. The reverse of the paper has a handwritten note that translate to, "Lady I am in search of a home and you along with my kids are going to come with me, whether you want to or not and I could care less who opposes. Gustavo."
Date: June 13, 1964
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Eleanor R. Garcia - 1963-07-31]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Eleanor R. Garcia from the V.A. Hospital where Gus Garcia is a patient. Herrera writes that Gus may have to stay in the hospital for a long time, and Herrera is trying to renew Gus's license, so that he can continue to practice law. Herrera asks Eleanor ("Norah") and Garcia's daughters to write to Gus often, as that may aid his recovery.
Date: July 31, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1968-10-13]

Description: Letter to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera from their son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated October 13, 1968. Douglas describes watching the Olympic Games in Mexico, and his plans to move to a different apartment near the Mexican university he is attending. The letter switches from Spanish to English. Douglas explains, “I guess I’ve murdered the family tongue enough for one letter so I’ll revert to a bit of jolly ole English.”
Date: October 13, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ernesto Herrera to John J. Herrera]

Description: Short note from Ernesto Jimenez to John J. Herrera on Hotel Colonial letterhead. Ernesto writes that since he hasn't heard from John, he hopes John is doing better well.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, Ernesto Jimenez
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library