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[Letter from John J. Herrera to John F. Kennedy]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to President John F. Kennedy, wishing him a successful administration on behalf of all Texans who worked in the Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States. Herrera asks Kennedy to consider appointing Judge Ed Salinas of Laredo to the post of Federal Judgeship left vacant.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John F. Kennedy]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to President John F. Kennedy, wishing him a successful administration on behalf of all Texans who worked in the Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States. Herrera asks Kennedy to consider appointing Judge Ed Salinas of Laredo to the post of Federal Judgeship left vacant.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera inviting John F. Kennedy to Houston - 1963-10-24]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera inviting President John F. Kennedy to Houston. Herrera writes to Mr. Kenneth O'Donnell, President Kennedy's appointment secretary, to convince O'Donnell to "have President Kennedy visit the LULAC State Director's Ball at the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice Hotel on the same night," November 21, 1963. Herrera describes his desire to have the President meet with the area Viva Kennedy Clubs and LULAC in preparation for what would have been President Kennedy's re-election campaign.
Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Lindley Beckworth - 1966-01-26]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Lindley Beckworth, dated January 26, 1966, asking for his help getting President Lyndon B. Johnson to recognize the work of the League of United Latin American Citizens and proclaim the week of February 13 - 19, 1966 to be National LULAC Week. Also contains a handwritten note from Herrera recalling his memory of meeting Beckworth when President John F. Kennedy spoke at the LULAC Banquet on November 21, 1963.
Date: January 26, 1966
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 25, Number 2, Fall 2013

Description: Semiannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue is the "25th Anniversary Issue."
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-22]

Description: Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr., Chairman, Viva-Kennedy Johnson Clubs to John J. Herrera congratulating Herrera for his dedication and participation in the election campaign for the Democratic Kennedy-Johnson ticket. Pena cautions that the pledges made prior to the election should be fulfilled.
Date: November 22, 1960
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Press Release: Ex-FBI Agent Charges Bureau Kept Oswald Data From Secret Service]

Description: Pressed release by Saga Magazine concerning an article written by former FBI Agent William Turner. The release, titled "Ex-FBI Agent Charges Bureau Kept Oswald Data From Secret Service," states that William Turner conducted a private investigation in Dallas immediately following the assassination of President Kennedy.
Date: January 28, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Democratic National Committee News Release: Aumenta el personal de la lengua española en la nomina federal]

Description: Press release from the Democratic National Committee regarding the number of federal employees who speak Spanish. The release states that under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, the federal government has already greatly increased the number of Spanish-speaking employees.
Date: March 26, 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.). Publicity Division
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Report to J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, December 18, 1963]

Description: Photocopy of a report addressed to Chief Jesse E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. The report, which was submitted by detective H. M. Hart, states that Patrolman P. N. Cooper was assigned as point control at Elm and Houston Streets on November 23rd, 1963. Cooper said that Jack Ruby crossed the street to Dealey Plaza.
Date: December 18, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Newspaper Clipping: Carr Calling Inquiry To Show No 'Cover Up']

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article titled "Carr Calling Inquiry To Show No 'Cover Up.'" The article discusses the investigation by Attorney General Waggoner Carr of the assassination of President Kennedy. The inquiry was deemed necessary due to the fact that Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin, was shot to death by police officers on the previous Sunday.
Date: November 27, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives