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[Acknowledgment of receipt of briefs by John J. Herrera - 1969-03-27]

Description: Self-addressed card for Scofields' Quality Printers, Inc. for John J. Herrera to use to verify his receipt of two copies of briefs for a case printed and delivered by that company.
Date: March 27, 1969
Creator: Scofields' Quality Printers, Inc.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Aldine Property Memorandum, May 1, 1954]

Description: Memorandum for acres of land in Aldine, Texas. The land is analyzed for its price, value, and future potential.
Date: May 1, 1954
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[American Rice Growers Cooperative Association Report, April 20, 1953]

Description: American Rice Growers Cooperative Association report on Senate bill number 301 and its implications on water rights, irrigation, and drainage. The American Rice Growers Cooperative Association could be forced to shut off water critical to their operations. J. F. Collier is urging association members to contact their representatives in both legislative houses to voice their opposition to the bill.
Date: April 20, 1953
Creator: Collier, J. F.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

Announcement of property sale, 1900

Description: Notice of a sale of a parcel of Mary Jones's land to satisfy indebtedness to the city of Houston
Date: 1900
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

[Anonymous letter to John Herrera - 1950-03-06]

Description: Anonymous letter to John J. Herrera regarding issue of having a special police squad for Latin-Americans.
Date: March 6, 1950
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1968-04-11]

Description: A Hallmark birthday card sent to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera. The front of the card is an image of a man fishing in a stream and the interior contains printed birthday poem. The card also includes a handwritten message concerning the death of Dr. King and Douglas' belief "The prospects for peace are now the best that have existed in a great while and was all hope that this war will be settled soon."
Date: April 11, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-11]

Description: Birthday card to John J. Herrera from Sheppard W. King with a color illustration on the front cover depicting a cartoon character holding a sign that reads, "We need our Birthdays" and below it the words "I've always felt". The interior of the card consists of a color illustration of bare legs with a belt wrapped around them. The printed text says, "About like a nudist needs a belt! Many happy returns anyway!" The handwritten text in the card reads, "John - be careful - I know it scares the hell out of you when they start getting nude and dropping their chastity belt!!! Happy Birthday -Shep" The digital image also includes the envelope postmarked April 11, 1967
Date: April 11, 1967
Creator: King, Sheppard W., III
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Blank letterhead for Governor John B. Connally]

Description: Blank sheet of letterhead for the Governor John B. Connally Harris County Campaign Headquarters.
Date: unknown
Creator: Governor John Connally Harris County Campaign Headquarters
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from Dick Manne]

Description: Letter from the Chairman of the Harris County Democrats Dick Manne urging voters to return "sanity and loyalty" to the Democratic Party in the June 2 run-off election. Manne decries the candidates who had the support, he claims, of groups like the John Birch Society and Ku Klux Klan or had been "Democrats for Nixon" and which were "loyal Democrats."
Date: unknown
Creator: Manne, Dick
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera thanking recipients for their support during his campaign, inviting them to his home the day before the election, and requesting their help on election day.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

[Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee - 1975]

Description: Campaign letter from the Harris County Democrats Political Committee supporting the Democratic candidate, Fred Hofheinz, for the mayoral election on Tuesday, December 2, 1975. This letter was from Pat Gandy, Chairperson, Harris County Democrats and Billie Carr, Democratic National Committeewoman, Harris County Democrats.
Date: 1975
Creator: Harris County Democrats Political Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Card from P. F. Flores to John J. Herrera - 1979-09-11]

Description: Card in an envelope sent to Herrera from Rev. P. F. Flores, thanking John J. Herrera for his support and congratulations on his appointment as Archbishop of San Antonio. The envelope containing the card is addressed to John J. Herrera and stamped: "El Paso, Texas 799, 11 Sep. 1979."
Date: September 11, 1979
Creator: Flores, P. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Copy of a letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence between Luiz Alaniz and John J. Herrera - 1977-09-13]

Description: Letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera to Luis Alaniz on behalf of Richard M. Garza, mentioning that Herrera himself sold copies of the Houston Chronicle back in the 1920s and early 1930s. The letter from Luiz Alaniz verifies that Richard Garza is employed by the Houston Chronicle to sell papers. Both letters are printed on the same page with Houston Chronicle letterhead.
Date: September 13, 1977
Creator: Alaniz, Luis & Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]

Description: The third in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Peaseā€”in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
Date: May 23, 1868
Creator: Pease, Elisha Marshall
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library