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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 to Nicandro Medrano - 1926-09-29]

Description: Letter to Nicandro Medrano, dated September 29, 1926, regarding a personal family matter and recent correspondence.
Date: September 29, 1926
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose Angel Medrano to Elizabeth Cisneros - 1947-08-02]

Description: Letter to Elizabeth Cisneros, Secretary, Club Recreativo Regis, inviting members of the club to the first anniversary Ball of the Club Recreativo de Veterans, Houston, Texas, on August 3, 1947. The letter is signed by Jose Angel Medrano of Club Recreativo de Veteranos. Included with the letter are two typed sheets of the names of the 1947 members of Club Recreativo de Veteranos, Houston, Texas, with their addresses.
Date: August 2, 1947
Creator: Medrano, Jose Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Peter Enriquez and Manual Urbina to Esteban Flores - 1966-08-02]

Description: Letter from Peter Enriquez and Pastor Manual Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend Esteban Flores, dated August 2, 1966. Enriquez and Urbina report on the progress at the Magnolia Temple.
Date: August 2, 1966
Creator: Enriquez, Peter & Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letters from Peter Enriquez and Manual Urbina to Esteban Flores and D. E. Sloan - 1966-08-02]

Description: Letter from Peter Enriquez and Pastor Manual Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend Esteban Flores. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Flores's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple. Letter from Enriquez and Pastor Urbina of the Magnolia Temple Baptist Mission to Reverend D. E. Sloan, dated August 2, 1966. Enriquez and Urbina write that they are looking forward to Sloan's upcoming visit to Magnolia Temple.
Date: August 2, 1966
Creator: Enriquez, Peter & Urbina, Manuel
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

[Funeral announcement for José de la Luz Sáenz]

Description: Announcement with details about the funeral for José de la Luz Sáenz, who passed away at the age of 64. Sent in an envelope to John J. Herrera
Date: April 15, 1953
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-19]

Description: Letter with envelope from Dr. Francisco del Rio y Cañedo, Director General, Mexican Government Tourist Bureau, to John J. Herrera dated September 19, 1951. The letter is an invitation to Herrera.
Date: September 19, 1951
Creator: del Rio y Cañedo, Francisco
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose G. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-19]

Description: Letter from Jose G. Garcia to John J. Herrera, dated October 19, 1977. Garcia writes that he is proud that Herrera accepted the position of legal counsel for IMAGE de Tejas.
Date: October 19, 1977
Creator: Garcia, Jose G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Diaz Ordaz - 1965-03-27]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico, March 27, 1965. Herrera discusses former President JOhn F. Kennedy and current President Lyndon B. Johnson, as well as other Texas politicians.
Date: March 27, 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from José E. Chapa to John J. Herrera - 1954-02-06]

Description: Letter from José E. Chapa to John J. Herrera (in Spanish) expressing his sincere admiration of the "campaign for the dignity of the Mexican in Texas and the continuous battle for the fight against discrimination and segregation." Chapa goes on to explain to Herrera that Chapa no longer works for "the magazine" (it is not indicated what magazine) and informs Herrera that Chapa is now the correspondent for an industrial magazine that is very popular in Mexico. Chapa also informs Herrera that Chapa has a radio show and is the Manager of the new distribution company of Carta Blanca (a Mexican brand of beer) as well as the Director of the Committee for Mexican Patriots. Chapa gives Herrera details on a fundraiser for the fight against Polio, which was created by Chapa and "la Colonia". Chapa expresses that he is ecstatic to have raised $3,052.91 and applauds the efforts of "our people". Chapa tells Herrera about the rising unemployment numbers and expresses that "the immigration officials are trying to hold back the invasion of wetbacks, puerto ricans and the blacks from the south." Chapa expresses to Herrera that the following evening Chapa would speak at a banquet and speak about the unemployment problems affecting Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Chicago. As a side comment and as part of his closing statement, Chapa expresses to Herrera that Chapa has not found anyone that peaks his interest, as he himself does not know what he is looking for (marriage prospects), and Chapa tells Herrera that if Herrera has anyone in mind to please send her Chapa's way.
Date: February 6, 1954
Creator: Chapa, José E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera - 1955-06-06]

Description: Letter from Manuel G. Vela to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's support for the nomination of his friend Oscar Laurel from Council Number 12 of Laredo, Texas for the office of President General of the League. Vela writes, "may I be permitted to respectfully request your aid and influence in behalf of my personal friend Oscar Laurel." Towards the bottom of the letter, there is a portion in Spanish that reads: "...please command me. As they say at the border, I request this of you as a man and as a good friend, and remember that one favor with another favor is repaid."
Date: June 6, 1955
Creator: Vela, Manuel G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel Angel Colon to members of LULAC - 1976-10-23]

Description: Letter from Manuel Angel Colon, dated October 23, 1976. The governor of New Jersey has announced the renaming of the International Airport in Newark. Colon, on behalf of LULAC, has submitted the suggestion of the Roberto Clemente International Airport.
Date: October 23, 1976
Creator: Colon, Manuel Angel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Raúl Segura Procelle to John J. Herrera - 1967-01-12]

Description: Letter from Raúl Segura Procelle to John J. Herrera, dated January 12, 1967. Segura Procelle sends Herrera a copy of an interview with Herrera, and asks after the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: January 12, 1967
Creator: Segura Procelle, Raúl
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Empadronese O Registrese y Page Su Poll

Description: Notice written by member of the League of United Latin American Citizens Council Number 60, Houston, Texas. The notice informs members that they should register to vote and discusses the end of the poll tax.
Date: 1965
Creator: Navarro, J. F.; Guerra, D. & Rodrigues, J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Endorsement of Governor John B. Connally -1964-04-25]

Description: An endorsement of Governor John B. Connally released by his re-election campaign, touting Connally as the Governor sympathetic to Hispanic-American needs.
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Endorsement of Governor John B. Connally -1964-04-25]

Description: An endorsement of Governor John B. Connally released by his re-election campaign, touting Connally as the Governor sympathetic to Hispanic-American needs. A handwritten note in the upper corner notes: "5000 [sheets?] to go into paper."
Date: April 25, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Jose F. Hernandez to John J. Herrera. Hernandez, of the Villarreal Funeral Home in Rosenberg, Texas, writes to Herrera asking for Herrera's help in a local matter. Manuel Ortega's son, Samuel Ortega, was beaten by the police. Hernandez includes information about Samuel Ortega.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hernandez, Jose F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Maria Luisa Garza to John J. Herrera - 1949-12-03]

Description: Letter from Maria Luisa Garza to John J. Herrera dated December 3, 1949. Garza writes to Herrera about financial records related to her deceased father.
Date: December 3, 1949
Creator: Garza, Maria Luisa
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Efrain G. Dominguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-02]

Description: Letter from Professor Efrain G. Dominguez, Consul Adscrito, Consul General's office of Mexico, San Antonio, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 2, 1952. Dominguez writes to Herrera, who is scheduled to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican government.
Date: December 2, 1952
Creator: Dominguez, Efrain G.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Senor Liciendado Ezequiel Padilla - 1943-08-02]

Description: Letter written in Spanish from John J. Herrera to Senor Liciendado Ezequiel Padilla, Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores, Mexico, D.F. dated August 2, 1943. Includes a handwritten postcript written by John J. Herrera stating "He sent the picture! 8/11 same year."
Date: August 2, 1943
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Alberto Briceño Ruiz to John J. Herrera - 1961-07-10]

Description: Letter from Alberto Briceño Ruiz regarding the use of his services to help a Mrs. Frame in adopting a child, describing his areas of expertise and fee distribution.
Date: July 10, 1961
Creator: Ruiz, Alberto Briceño
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ruth B. Juarez to John J. Herrera - 1974-11-15]

Description: Letter from Ruth B. Juarez to John J. Herrera, requesting Herrera look into a legal matter for Juarez; Janie Banuelos has been sending Juarez multiple letters and Juarez would like Herrera to talk to Banuelos and tell Banuelos to quit sending Juarez letters.
Date: November 15, 1974
Creator: Juarez, Ruth B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library