Description: Letter to Ed Idar, Jr. from an unknown source, informing Idar that John J. Herrera announced that he would be a candidate to the Legislature for "place 5 from Harris County." The author of the letter states that Herrera was convinced to run by "a group of businessmen, including Jewish and Negro Leaders." The letter also explains Herrera's platform to run for Legislature: "jury service for women, no sales tax, no tax increase of any kind, and he is very to backing up on the wetback problem as is possible within state Jurisdiction." The author also mentions the publication of "Johnny's" picture and to mention "the Hernandez Case". There is a note that says, "Johnny is mailing you the complete opinion of the Supreme Court." Copies of the letter were sent to Hector P. Garcia and Chris Alderete.
Item Type: Letter
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