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[Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas to all Texas voters - 1960]

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Pena, Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas urging those of Hispanic American descent to vote for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming election on November 8, 1960. The letter argues that if all of the Hispanic Americans in Texas vote for the democratic ticket, it may decide which way the state votes, since the rest of Texas is fairly split between the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000; Peña, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Jesus E. Garcia - 1965-08-19]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright to Jesus E. Garcia, with a copy to John J. Herrera, enclosing a copy of the recommendation letter Wright wrote for Garcia to Lester Johnson, Commissioner of Customs.
Date: August 19, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Lester Johnson - 1965-08-19]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright, House of Representatives, to Lester Johnson, Commissioner of Customs, dated August 19, 1965. Wright is providing a character reference for Jesus E. Garcia for a position within Customs. A copy of this letter was also sent to John J. Herrera and Jesus E. Garcia.
Date: August 19, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Letter from Jim Wright to John J. Herrera - 1965-08-05]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright replying to a letter from John J. Herrera, with a copy sent to Al Hernandez, Municipal Court Judge. Wright requests Herrera to give him the name of the new LULAC Council, so that he can get a flag to be flown over the Capitol. Wright is writing the closing remarks of his Lubbock speech at the bottom of this letter.
Date: August 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Alfred J. Hernandez - 1965-08-05]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright to Alfred J. Hernandez, with a copy to John J. Herrera, congratulating Hernandez for being elected as National President of LULAC.
Date: August 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera from Jim Wright - 1965]

Description: Envelope addressed to John J. Herrera from Jim Wright, Congress of the United States, House of Representatives. It has three 5 cents U.S. postage stamps on it. The sender's name is handwritten on the envelope. It is mailed from Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1960-10-31]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, to John J. Herrera, and forwarded to E.J. Buckley, Captain, Warrant Division and J.D. Walters, Senior Captain. Kern writes regarding the pending fines issued on the named cases stated in the letter.
Date: October 31, 1960
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, page one - 1962-12-08]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secretary, asking President John F. Kennedy to sign a plaque which Herrera had made from a picture of John F. Kennedy, painted by Norman Rockwell. The plaque was autographed on the borders by Senator and Mrs. Dennis Chavez, Gus Garcia and others. As this photograph is priceless to Herrera, he would ask his son, who is Washington D.C., to give the plaque to Salinger to be signed.
Date: December 8, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, page two - 1962-12-08]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Pierre Salinger, Presidential Press Secretary, asking President John F. Kennedy to sign a plaque which Herrera had made from a picture of John F. Kennedy, painted by Norman Rockwell. The plaque was autographed on the borders by Senator and Mrs. Dennis Chavez, Gus Garcia and others. As this photograph is priceless to Herrera, he would ask his son, who is Washington D.C., to give the plaque to Salinger to be signed.
Date: December 8, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector Garcia to all Viva Kennedy Clubs - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from Hector Garcia, Co-Chairman, Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States to all volunteers suggesting various ways to get a complete victory in the November 8 election.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza - 1960-10-27]

Description: Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza. Cazares asks Garza for his support for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket in his area. In this connection, Cazares has mailed 500 envelopes and letters written in Spanish to be mailed to the people in Garza's area.
Date: October 27, 1960
Creator: Cazares, Edward A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George Hernandez to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from George Hernandez, Secretary, Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Hernandez thanks Herrera for being present at the Viva Kennedy-Johnson Club of Port Arthur's election rally, and praises Herrera for his inspiring speech. Hernandez also invites Herrera to participate and hear the next Democratic candidate, Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Hernandez, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Peña, Jr., Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas to all Texas voters - 1960]

Description: Letter from Henry B. Gonzales, Albert A. Peña, Jr., Hector P. Garcia and Roberto Ornelas urging those of Hispanic American descent to vote for John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson in the upcoming election on November 8, 1960. The letter argues that if all of the Hispanic Americans in Texas vote for the democratic ticket, it may decide which way the state votes, since the rest of Texas is fairly split between the Republican and Democratic tickets.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000; Peña, Albert A., Jr.; Garcia, Hector P., -1996 & Ornelas, Roberto
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to all Viva Kennedy Clubs - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from Hector Garcia, Co-Chairman, Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States to all volunteers suggesting various ways to get a complete victory in the November 8 election.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-22]

Description: Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr., Chairman, Viva-Kennedy Johnson Clubs to John J. Herrera congratulating Herrera for his dedication and participation in the election campaign for the Democratic Kennedy-Johnson ticket. Pena cautions that the pledges made prior to the election should be fulfilled.
Date: November 22, 1960
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Woodrow Seals - 1960-09-14]

Description: Letter to Woodrow Seals, Chairman, Kennedy-Johnson Campaign Headquarters from John J. Herrera. Herrera recommends making a pamphlet in which Senator Dennis Chavez, who is highly respected by the Latin American people, interviews Senator Kennedy, asking Kennedy questions about the Latin American situation. The pamphlet would be written in Spanish to reach the wider Latin American population.
Date: September 14, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Luther Holcomb - 1962-09-10]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to replying to Reverend Luther Holcomb, Executive Director of the Greater Dallas Area Council of Churches, accepting his invitation to attend the next meeting of the Advisory Committee of Texas on Civil Rights, to which Holcomb had just named Herrera. Herrera goes on to discuss his knowledge and support of John B. Connally.
Date: September 10, 1962
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign letter from John B. Connally to John J. Herrera - 1962-05-19]

Description: General letter from John B. Connally to his supporters thanking them for the lead he gained in the primaries and urging their continued dedication during the lead-in to the run-off election. The letter is typed on "John Connally for Governor" letterhead.
Date: May 19, 1962
Creator: Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to William Ruben Lozano - 1961-05-18]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to William Ruben Lozano on behalf of Senator William "Bill" Blakley requesting Lozano's support of that candidate. The typed letter begins with "Dear Fellow Democrat"; a handwritten note after this adds "Oops!" In the bottom left corner, Herrera has written a personal note to Lozano that he hopes this letter finds him well.
Date: May 18, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1961-02-08]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson thanking John J. Herrera for a telegram and his thoughts on Judge Salinas, though he also points out that judicial appointments are not up to him. The letter is typed on letterhead for the Office of the Vice President.
Date: February 8, 1961
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Clifton Carter to John J. Herrera - 1966-02-04]

Description: Letter from Clifton C. Carter thanking John J. Herrera for the letter of recommendation sent on his behalf. The letter is typed on Democratic National Committee letterhead.
Date: February 4, 1966
Creator: Carter, Clifton C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Mike Manatos to Joseph W. McIntyre - 1966-09-19]

Description: Letter from the President's administrative assistant Mike Manatos thanking Joe McIntyre for forwarding the resume submitted by John J. Herrera to Senator Kennedy and assures him that Herrera will be considered for appointment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Date: September 19, 1966
Creator: Manatos, Mike, 1914-1983
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry H. Wilson, Jr. to Bob Casey - 1966-02-14]

Description: Letter from the administrative assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, Henry H. Wilson, Jr., to Representative Bob Casey, accompanying a copy of a Presidential message sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: February 14, 1966
Creator: Wilson, Henry Hall, 1921-1979
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library