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My Land, My Heritage, My Hope

Description: Paper submitted to the Junior Historical Society state writing contest held by the Texas State Historical Society, discussing historical landmarks, landscape, and people of Marfa. This written speech accompanied photographic slides (noted in the text with slide numbers).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1952]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera to be delivered on the 116th anniversary of the battle of San Jacinto, 1952. Herrera compares the fight for Texas Independence to the war in Korea as "free peoples of the world today need to unite again and stand together, regardless of race or creed in defense of human rights."
Date: 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1961-04-21]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1961. Herrera speaks as a representative of League of United Latin American Citizens and places a wreath on the monument on their behalf as he states he has done for 22 years.
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech by John J. Herrera for San Jacinto Day - 1956-04-21]

Description: Speech delivered by John J. Herrera at the San Jacinto Monument on April 21, 1956, in celebration of the 120th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Herrera refers to the recent meeting between President Dwight D. Eisenhower, President Adolfo Ruiz of Mexico, and the Canadian government.
Date: April 21, 1956
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Pages four through twenty-four of a speech written by John J. Herrera some time between May 1949 and the end of 1959. It appears to be a committee report after research about Spanish-speaking people in Texas. Herrera focuses on three major problem areas around which most of the other problems are clustered: 1. Communication ; 2. Education ; and 3. Employment. Herrera also discusses possible approaches to changing existing conditions.
Date: 1949-05/1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part one]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.
Date: 1966
Creator: Lee, Bill
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Wirtz expects farm hands to unionize, part two]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the comments U.S. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz made during his speech at the 1966 LULAC conference in Houston. Wirtz discussed why farm field hands should be unionized. Article also contains Wirtz's comments at a press conference.
Date: 1966
Creator: Lee, Bill
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Delbert L. Atkinson to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-25]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Delbert L. Atkinson typed on letterhead and dated April 25, 1967. In the letter, Atkinson apologizes for missing the Pasadena Rotary and requests the notes or script Herrera used for his speech as Atkinson collects speeches in respect to the old Texas Republic.
Date: April 25, 1967
Creator: Atkinson, Delbert L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Young People Speaking on Stage]

Description: Photograph of a young man and woman standing on a stage in front of a room of people making a speech. A sign on the wall behind them has the 4-H logo on the corners and says "To Make The Best Better." Several people are in the audience in the foreground.
Date: March 12, 1962
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[4-H Members Giving Presentation]

Description: Photograph of a young woman speaking at a podium in the front of a room. Two other girls are standing to her right and two boys are taking their seats to her left, all 4-H members. A screen is visible in the background. The shoulder of an audience member is visible in the lower left corner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Tony Campos to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-01]

Description: Letter from Tony Campos to John J. Herrera asking for Herrera's support for Frank Pinedo's re-election as National President. Campos is Pinedo's campaign manager and is asking Herrera to give the supporting or closing nomination speech. "In your hands you have the future of LULAC." Campos also writes to catch up and let Herrera know of how he is doing in Lubbock, Texas. "I am doing o.k. I got two secretaries. Not bad, eh Johnny [...] You know yourself Johnny...that when the people of Mexican descent need us, sometimes we have to sacrifice our personal life in order to help those who mostly need help."
Date: June 1, 1955
Creator: Campos, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library