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[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1957-09-04]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, to John J. Herrera. Kern writes that he will try to help Herrera's son obtain a job in the Sheriff's office.
Date: September 4, 1957
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1957-01-07]

Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane relaying to John J. Herrera the situation with a Mr. Franks paying for court costs, which Herrera would be handling, in relation to an unspecified "note."
Date: January 7, 1957
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lewis W. Cutrer to John J. Herrera - 1957-10-10]

Description: Letter from Lewis Cutrer to John J. Herrera. Cutrer writes that he is seriously thinking of running for the position of Mayor, and would like Herrera to get feedback from his acquaintances and friends about the "advisability" of Cutrer in the Houston mayoral race.
Date: October 10, 1957
Creator: Cutrer, Lewis
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Philip J. Montalbo - 1957-06-14]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Philip J. Montalbo, dated June 14, 1957. In the letter, Herrera addresses Montalbo's recent letter to LULAC members and his views on House Bill 231.
Date: June 14, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Pete Tijerina to John J. Herrera - 1957-07-17]

Description: Letter from Pete Tijerina to John J. Herrera, typed on League of Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated July 17, 1957.
Date: July 17, 1957
Creator: Tijerina, Pete
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Philip J. Montalbo - 1957-06-14]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Philip J. Montalbo, dated June 14, 1957. In the letter, Herrera addresses Montalbo's recent letter to LULAC members and his views on House Bill 231.
Date: June 14, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-03-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent to Ralph Yarborough by John J. Herrera informing Yarborough of a possible banquet to be held in Houston in honor of Senator Henry B. Gonzalez, Albert U. Trevino, and other Latin American leaders in honor of their victory in Bexar County. Herrera inquires what days in March Yarborough could be in town to attend the banquet, which could also function as a fundraising event for him.
Date: March 9, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-06]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough thanking John J. Herrera for his support, along with Latino support from all around Texas, for contributing to Yarborough's victory. The letter is typed on campaign letterhead reading at the top, "Judge Ralph Yarborough for U.S. Senator ... Vote April 2" and at the bottom, "Yarborough - of Texas, by Texas, for Texas."
Date: April 6, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-04-15]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter to Judge Ralph Yarborough (now a Senator-elect) suggesting that, if Yarborough has not hired all of his staff yet, Frank M. Picedo could be a good Latin American addition, discussing his qualifications and character.
Date: April 15, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Frank M. Pinedo - 1957-04-17]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera congratulating Frank "Frankie" M. Pinedo and his wife on the birth of their son. Herrera also informs Pinedo that he had recently sent Senator-elect Ralph Yarborough his recommendation of Pinedo.
Date: April 17, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera - 1957-06-04]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough to John J. Herrera to accompany a letter sent to Yarborough after his conference with the Department of the Army. Yarborough assures Herrera that he will continue trying to help Herrera's son. A handwritten note appended to the bottom assures Herrera that Yarborough is not quitting and knows they are both accustomed to fighting on.
Date: June 4, 1957
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Forrest I. Rettgers to Ralph Yarborough - 1957-06-03]

Description: Letter from Lt. Colonel Forrest I. Rettgers informing Senator Ralph Yarborough that Pfc. John M. Herrera's application for early release to attend summer school had been denied. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Department of the Army, Office of the Secretary of the Army. The letter was stamped by Yarborough's office with the date it was received.
Date: June 3, 1957
Creator: Rettgers, Forrest I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fred Parks to Members of the Texas Bar - 1957]

Description: Letter from Fred Parks, Director of the 8th District of the State Bar of Texas, addressed to his fellow members, sent out to those who were delinquent in paying their dues as of May 29, 1957. The letter is typed on State Bar of Texas letterhead.
Date: 1957
Creator: Parks, Fred, 1906-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Joe Ingraham to John J. Herrera - 1957-05-02]

Description: Letter from District Judge Joe Ingraham thanking John J. Herrera for his services as a translator at the naturalization ceremonies in April.
Date: May 2, 1957
Creator: Ingraham, Joe
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz - 1957-04-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz of Fidelity Finance Corporation to accompany a $50 check on behalf of Felix Tijerina.
Date: April 11, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D Ruiz - 1957-07-25]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz of Fidelity Finance Corporation to accompany a check sent on behalf of Felix Tijerina. A copy of the cashier's check issued by River Oaks State Bank is included.
Date: July 25, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz - 1957-06-15]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to A. D. Ruiz of Fidelity Finance Corporation to accompany the cashier's check for $50 on behalf of Felix Tijerina. Included is a copy of the cashier's check.
Date: June 15, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carl Smith - 1957-09-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter of recommendation from John J. Herrera for his son, John Michael Herrera, to Carl Smith, Harris County Tax Assessor and Collector.
Date: September 3, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George I. Sánchez - 1957-12-12]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to George Sánchez regarding Gus, a mutual acquaintance. Gus is staying with Herrera at Herrera's home since being discharged from the hospital and his health is improving. The law firm of Herrera and Garcia has moved to a new place. Herrera is seriously considering a run for the legislature and will have Gus take care of his law business and his speech making. Gus and Herrera would like to go to Austin to discuss the Harris County political situation with Sánchez .
Date: December 12, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1957-12-10]

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera, asking if Gus was working with Herrera, and to let him know Nora's address. Sánchez also wants to know if Patrick Malan of the American Civil Liberties Union met Herrera in Houston.
Date: December 10, 1957
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1957-04-11]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera asking for Herrera's help finding an opportunity to work on Yarborough's staff in Washington.
Date: April 11, 1957
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Abraham Kazen - 1957-05-02]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Senator Abraham Kazen, Texas State Senate, congratulating Kazen for his courage to fight for the rights and privileges of the minorities in the state of Texas.
Date: May 2, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to George H. Templin - 1957-10-04]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to George H. Templin, Clerk, Supreme Court of Texas. Herrera asks Templin to renew Gus C. Garcia's licence to practice law in Houston. Herrear would also like to know how much it would cost to practice law in Houston.
Date: October 4, 1957
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library