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[Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon for Jim Wright - 1961-02-03]

Description: Campaign letter from Larry Blackmon, Director of the Jim Wright for U.S. Senate Campaign, Texas headquarters, urging all Houstonians to come to a reception at the Rice Hotel at 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 1961 to honor and support Jim Wright for U.S. Senate.
Date: February 3, 1961
Creator: Blackmon, Larry
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William A. Blakley to John J. Herrera - 1961-02-10]

Description: Letter from William A. Blakley, member, Banking and Currency Judiciary Committee, United States Senate, to John J. Herrera, regarding Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera.
Date: February 10, 1961
Creator: Blakley, William A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961, and typed on "State Director of LULAC for Texas" letterhead. In the letter, Bonilla refers to the issue of discrimination in schools in Columbus, Texas, and the committee being sent to Herrera's office on November 4, 1961.
Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to Andrew Espinosa Jr. - 1961-05-24]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from William D. Bonilla to Andrew Espinosa Jr., dated May 24, 1961. Bonilla informs Espinosa, Jr. of his schedule and indicates that the letter has been copied to John J. Herrera.
Date: May 24, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-01-23]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated January 23, 1961, and printed on Bonilla, Davis & De Ases letterhead. The letter solicits support from Herrera for Bonilla's candidacy for State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: January 23, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-01]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961. The letter refers to discrimination on the part of the School Superintendent in Columbus, Texas, and asks for Herrera's assistance in planning the action League of United Latin American Citizens will be taking.
Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-17]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera, dated November 17, 1961, and copied to Frank M. Valdez, National President of League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: November 17, 1961
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. W. Buchek to John J. Herrera - 1961-01-24]

Description: Letter from A. W. Buchek of the Small Business Administration requesting John J. Herrera's update on a possible borrower's progress in getting a permit from the City of Houston to put additional cabs on the street.
Date: January 24, 1961
Creator: Buchek, A. W.
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

[Letter from J. B. Casas to John J. Hererra - 1961-08-04]

Description: Letter from J. B. Casas to John J. Hererra, dated August 8, 1961. Casas gives Herrera an update on his life and business and asks about the Herrera family.
Date: August 4, 1961
Creator: Casas, J. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-01-23]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey to John J. Herrera in response to a letter Herrera wrote about his son's interest in a government service position.
Date: January 23, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-06-08]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey to John J. Herrera. Casey offers to help Herrera's son, although Casey writes that "I'm sure I don't have to tell you that I haven't been here long enough to accumulate any patronage." Casey also offers to find some time for Herrera to visit in July.
Date: June 8, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bob Casey to John J. Herrera - 1961-07-11]

Description: Letter from Congressman Bob Casey, thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendation of Louis Jasso for the position of U. S. marshal. Casey writes that he does not have a say in such positions, and recommends Herrera write to Senator Ralph Yarborough and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: July 11, 1961
Creator: Casey, Robert R. (Robert Randolph), 1915-1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Dennis Chavez to John J. Herrera - 1961-01-16]

Description: Letter from Senator Dennis Chavez to John J. Herrera in response to a letter Herrera wrote about his son's interest in a government service position.
Date: January 16, 1961
Creator: Chavez, Dennis, 1888-1962
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lillian Cunningham to John J. Herrera - 1961-09-25]

Description: Letter from Lillian Cunningham to John J. Herrera offering to exchange records with him. The letter is typed on Cunningham Wholesale Distributors letterhead.
Date: September 25, 1961
Creator: Cunningham, Lillian
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jack Dillard to John J. Herrera - 1961-05-22]

Description: Letter from Jack Dillard to John J. Herrera. Dillard, administrative assistant to Senator William A. Blakley, is writing on Blakley's behalf, and thanking Herrera for his support for Senator Blakley's campaign.
Date: May 22, 1961
Creator: Dillard, Jack
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Dr. Austin Foster to Dr. May Owen, October 21, 1961]

Description: Letter from Dr. Austin Foster to Dr. May Owen discussing taking office as president of the Texas Psychological Association and setting up communication with Dr. Owen. He requests an informal meeting with her, prior to October 29th.
Date: October 21, 1961
Creator: Foster, Austin
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1961-01-18]

Description: Letter from Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera in response to a letter Herrera wrote about his son's interest in a government service position.
Date: January 18, 1961
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Announcement of the formation of PASO, Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations - 1961-04-06]

Description: Announcement for the formation and naming of the Political Association for Spanish Speaking Organizations (PASO) addressed to all former members of the Viva Kennedy clubs, M.A.P.A., and other interest groups. The new board of directors is given and a call to action urges those interested in setting up local PASO chapters in their communities.
Date: April 6, 1961
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & McCormick, Carlos
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from R. L. Gaston to John J. Herrera - 1961-10-23]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from R. L. Gaston, Sheriff of Fort Bend County, to John J. Herrera, dated October 23, 1961. The letter is regarding County Court Cause #10,131, State vs. Arnulfo J. Serrana. The letter refers to an enclosed check which refunds $10 paid in excess of the $86 fine which was due in this case.
Date: October 23, 1961
Creator: Gaston, R. L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Marley Giddens to John J. Herrera - 1961-12-07]

Description: Letter from Marley Giddens, Columbus Independent School District Superintendent, to John J. Herrera, dated December 7, 1961. In the letter, Giddens thanks Herrera for their meeting and further explains the events leading up to the incident at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: December 7, 1961
Creator: Giddens, Marley
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-29]

Description: Letter from Senator Henry B. Gonzalez on The Senate of the State of Texas, Austin letterhead to John J. Herrera, dated November 1, 1961. Gonzalez thanks Herrera for his telegram and includes a handwritten note: "P.S. I saw your son at the Capitol on the occasion of a recent visit."
Date: November 29, 1961
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library