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[Invitation to LULAC Testimonial Dinner in honor of Manuel Gonzales - March 12, 1977]

Description: Invitation to LULAC Testimonial Dinner in honor of the Honorable Manuel Gonzales, National President of LULAC to be held on March 12, 1977. The invitation is from Ray A. Gano, Director of the State of Arizona LULAC, and the LULAC membership to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera. The event is to be held at the SunBurst Hotel with a reception, a dinner, and entertainment in the form of "Music and Dance from Old Spain." The invitation also includes a public release and tentative agenda for the LULAC-Abrazar Study on March 12, 1977 as well as a registration card and return envelope.
Date: March 12, 1977
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
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 John B. Connally - 1963-10-24]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated October 24, 1963. Herrera asks for Connally's answer as to whether he will be the main speaker at the LULAC Convention to be held in Beaumont, Texas,
Date: October 24, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John J. Herrera - 1953-08-26]

Description: Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated August 26, 1953. Rodriguez sends an invitation to Herrera to attend Fiestas Patrias in Mexico City September 12-17, 1953. An interview with Mexican President Ruiz Cortines is on the agenda. Travel details and costs are also discussed.
Date: August 26, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from Amon G. Carter to John J. Herrera - 1961-02-21]

Description: Western Union Telegram from Amon G. Carter inviting John J. Herrera to lunch at The Houston Club, during which he would be willing to introduce Herrera to Congressman Jim Wright. Carter mentions his agreement with the Harris County Campaign Chairman Johnny Mitchell that it was important to know the major candidate personally.
Date: February 21, 1961
Creator: Carter, Amon G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from the White House Social Secretary to John J. and Olivia C. Herrera - 1964-11-09]

Description: Telegram from the White House informing the Herreras that due to the possibility of inclement weather, the White House has limited capacity for the barbecue and would not be able to invite the Herreras to attend.
Date: November 9, 1964
Creator: White House (Washington, D.C.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Julian Castillo to John J. Herrera - 1953-02-25]

Description: Letter from Julian Castillo, Secretary of Fort Bend County LULAC Council Number 188 of Richmond, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated February 25, 1953. Castillo invitates Herrera to Council Number 188's second anniversary banquet to be held March 8, 1953.
Date: February 25, 1953
Creator: Castillo, Julian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from David Adame to Fellow LULACs - 1963-11-08]

Description: Letter from David Adame, Executive Director, directed to Fellow LULACs, printed on State Director of LULAC for Texas letterhead, and dated November 8, 1963. The letter invites LULAC members to the State Directors' Reception and Ball to honor Joe A. Garza and states that President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady have been invited to the event.
Date: November 8, 1963
Creator: Adame, David
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation to Democratic Party victory celebration - October 31, 1964]

Description: Invitation sent out to Area Heads and Campaign Committee Volunteers to celebrate the Democratic Party's victory on the following Tuesday. The letter is typed on Harris County Campaign Headquarters letterhead for the Humphrey-Johnson campaign.
Date: October 31, 1964
Creator: Blanton, William N., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Harris County Democratic campaign invitation to John J. Herrera - October 26, 1964]

Description: Letter inviting John J. Herrera to hear George Weaver, Assistant Secretary of Labor for International Affairs, speak at the Music Hall of the City of Houston. The letter is typed on Harris County Democratic Campaign Headquarters letterhead.
Date: October 26, 1964
Creator: Kilgarlin, Bill & Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library