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Homenaje a John F. Kennedy

Description: Pamphlet containing two tribute songs written by members of the band Internacional for President John F. Kennedy. Internacional had performed for the President at the Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas, the night before his assassination.
Date: 196u
Creator: Internacional
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[President and Mrs. Kennedy at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows President and Mrs. Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is behind Mrs. Kennedy wearing sunglasses.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[The Kennedys greeting the crowd at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows President Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963. Mrs. Kennedy, wearing a pillbox hat, is in the immediate foreground.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Scouting, Volume 49, Number 3, March 1961

Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. A table of contents appears on page 4.
Date: March 1961
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

Scouting, Volume 50, Number 9, November 1962

Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. A table of contents appears on page 1.
Date: November 1962
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1970-04-29]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for inviting Pinedo and his wife to Herrera's birthday party, and also giving Pinedo a picture of John and Robert Kennedy. Pinedo sincerely thanks Herrera for making it possible for Pinedo and his wife to meet the Kennedys the day before he was shot.
Date: April 29, 1970
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

Description: Draft of an article by John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on November 21, 1983. The article, titled "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", recounts Kennedy's trip to Houston and the brief time Herrera was able to spend with him. It also describes how Herrera and his family heard the news of Kennedy's assassination the following day.
Date: November 21, 1983
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

John F. Kennedy Arriving at Meacham Field

Description: Copy photograph of John F. Kennedy arriving at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, Texas. He is being escorted by State Senator Don Kennard (left). Several men wearing suits and uniforms are visible in the background. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photo says: "To Lenora who fights for the interest of all our people. With my thanks for her friendship, advice and understanding. Don Kennard."
Date: November 21, 1963
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

John F. Kennedy's Motorcade in Dallas

Description: Photograph of John F. Kennedy's motorcade in Dallas, Texas on the morning of his assassination. Kennedy is seated in the back row of an open vehicle with his wife Jacqueline as well as Texas Governor John Connally and his wife Nelly who are seated in the row in front of them. Several police officers on motorcycles are partially visible around the car and there is a crowd of onlookers on either side of the road.
Date: November 22, 1963
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963

Description: The LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963 is a 12-page magazine produced by the League of United Latin American Citizens in El Paso, Texas. This is the JFK Memorial Edition of the paper remembering the life of John F. Kennedy and mourning his passing. It includes an article about Kennedy's last hours written by John J. Herrera as well as a letter addressed to Jacqueline Kennedy expressing LULAC's condolences. The newspaper includes many pictures of Kennedy at LULAC events.
Date: 1963-11/1963-12
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[President Kennedy shaking hands outside Hotel Texas]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image shows President Kennedy shaking hands with the crowd following his speech in the parking lot of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

President Kennedy in Fort Worth

Description: Photograph of President John F. Kennedy in Fort Worth, Texas, just hours before his death. He is wearing a dark-colored suit and is visible from the chest up, turned away from the camera towards unidentified persons in the background.
Date: November 22, 1963
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[PASO endorsement convention booklet - 1968-03-15]

Description: PASO endorsement convention booklet. The convention was held March 15-16, 1962, at the Continental Hotel in Houston, Texas. The cover features a photo of John F. Kennedy and a quote from his inauguration speech, and the interior pages include congratulatory ads from various senators and other political representatives. Booklet also includes an introduction by State PASO Chairman, Roy Elizondo, and a program schedule.
Date: March 15, 1962
Creator: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations (PASO)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1961-04-21]

Description: Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1961. The speech refers to President John F. Kennedy's relations with Mexico and Mexican-Americans in office and states that Americans must fight against the Communism rising in Cuba.
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas to all Texas voters - 1960]

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas urging those of Hispanic American descent to vote for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming election on November 8, 1960. The letter argues that if all of the Hispanic Americans in Texas vote for the democratic ticket, it may decide which way the state votes, since the rest of Texas is fairly split between the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000; Pena, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library