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Well done, Mr. Shepperd

Description: Clipping of an article in The Waco News-Tribune about Texas attorney general John Ben Shepperd and his accomplishments, while in office, for the state of Texas. The article addresses Shepperd's foil of a "Communist inspired plot". It also elaborates on Shepperd's staff and his accomplishments on "a staggering amount of legal labor expended on behalf of the people of Texas." There is an emphasis at the end of the return of unused budget money to the state treasury, a show of his "efficiency" while in office.
Date: January 22, 1954
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Espejo: John J. Herrera remembers when

Description: Biographical article about John J. Herrera in the Houston Post titled, "John J. Herrera remembers when," under the "Espejo" section, written by Richard Vara, a Post Reporter. This article begins with a few specific injustices Herrera worked to rectify. "Herrera remembers clearly when employment offices displayed signs declaring, 'Mexicans need not apply.' Or when there were three sets of restrooms for whites, blacks, and browns."
Date: August 22, 1976
Creator: Vara, Richard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Article on San Jacinto Day Celebration - 1958-04-22]

Description: Partial clipping of an article from The Houston Post covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1958. The article includes two photographs: a photo of Texas Governor Price Daniel addressing the audience and posed photo of Joyce and John J. Herrera and Governor Daniel with a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1958
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Highlights at San Jacinto Day celebration here

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article covering the San Jacinto Day Celebration published on April 22, 1942. The article is pasted on a piece of brown paper along with John J. Herrera's business card that lists his profession as "Notary Public, Income Tax Work". The article includes four photographs including one of John J. Herrera holding a memorial wreath.
Date: April 22, 1942
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bonilla says state must provide better education for minorities

Description: Newspaper clipping about that Rubén Bonilla, Head of the League of United Latin American Citizens, responding to the statistics from the Texas Education Agency. Bonilla says that the Texas schools may soon have white populations in the minority over Mexican American and African American students. It will be necessary for the Texans to adjust their way of life to provide for the economic needs of a growing minority population.
Date: January 22, 1980
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library