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[Letter from Carlos E. Castañeda to John J. Herrera - 1947-03-25]

Description: A letter to John J. Herrera written by Carlos E. Castañeda on the stationary from the History Department of The University of Texas. Castañeda provided answers to Herrera's questions from a previous letter.
Date: March 25, 1947
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-04-01]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera requests Dr. Castañeda to write a letter of support for a Spanish speaking radio station in Houston. Herrera also inquires if Dr. Castañeda could make himself available to testify as a witness in an upcoming hearing with the FCC.
Date: April 1, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Carlos E. Castañeda - 1947-03-13]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda in Austin, Texas. Herrera writes to ask for assistance with Felix H. Morales and his FCC application for a radio station. Herrera specifically asks for any news clippings or incidences of discrimination against Latin Americans of Mexican descent that could be used in support of the FCC granting the radio station to Houston rather than Mexia.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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 T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera - 1955-12-28]

Description: Letter from T. W. "Buckshot" Lane to John J. Herrera promising to work on Krueger with regards to his program and Abel Cisneros. Lane also says he will be taking a job with furniture manufacturers and work West Texas as his territory, though he is considering making a bid for Representative one more time. Lane mentions that the lack of money in politics was a large contribution to the end of his political career.
Date: December 28, 1955
Creator: Lane, T. W.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Will D. Davis to Judge Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-04]

Description: Letter from Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Will D. Davis, to Ben C. Connally. The letter mentions John J. Herrera's request for a time extension to work on a lawsuit. Re: CA 9009 - Ben Rios, et al vs O. B. Ellis, et al.
Date: August 4, 1955
Creator: Davis, Will D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to Hector P. Garcia - 1955-04-19]

Description: Letter from Ralph Yarborough explaining to Dr. Hector P. Garcia a Democratic publication in the Dallas area called The White Rocker and the need for pro-Democratic writings and Spanish-language publications. Yarborough asks Garcia to explore possibilities for such in the Corpus Christi area, Nueces County, or other areas of Texas. The letter was also sent to some other publishers of Spanish-language newspapers in the state.
Date: April 19, 1955
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1962-01-29]

Description: Letter from William D. Bonilla to John J. Herrera typed on State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated January 29, 1962. Bonilla requests that Herrera attend the State Convention to be held in Austin, Texas, on February 2, 3, 4, 1962.
Date: January 29, 1962
Creator: Bonilla, William D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor-Elect for the State of Texas, dated January 4, 1963. The letter has COPY stamped across the center in red. The letter asks that Connally consider finding a position for Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera, who is completing a pre-law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-05-18]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy o f a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated May 18, 1963. Herrera invites Connally to be the main speaker at the banquet at the Texas State LULAC Convention.
Date: May 18, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. J. Hickman to John J. Herrera - 1951-09-27]

Description: Letter from J. J. Hickman, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas State Industrial Union Council, in Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated September 27, 1951. Hickman invites Herrera to attend the 15th Annual Convention of the Texas State Industrial Union Council to be held in Waco, Texas on November 16-18, 1951. Hickman asks Herrera to consult with the Committee on Latin American Affairs during the convention.
Date: September 27, 1951
Creator: Hickman, J. J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1952-03-06]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo of Austin, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated March 6, 1952. Pinedo invites Herrera to attend the new member installation for the Austin LULAC Council on March 16, 1952.
Date: March 6, 1952
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr. - 1952-06-12]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ed Idar, Jr., Chairman, American G. I. Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated June 12, 1952. Herrera outlines the expected votes of various LULAC councils in Texas and New Mexico in Herrera's bid for the position of LULAC National President.
Date: June 12, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Pauline Santos to Paul Gil - 1952-10-13]

Description: Letter from Pauline Santos of Elgin, Texas, to Paul Gil of Austin, Texas, dated October 13, 1952. Santos relates dates and names of people discriminated against at three different business establishments.
Date: October 13, 1952
Creator: Santos, Pauline
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.
Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Telegram from John J. Herrera, A. D. Azios, and James DeAnda, James to Allan Shivers]

Description: Telegram sent to Governor Allan Shivers from the Law Offices of John J. Herrera, recommending the appointment of Judge John Snell, Jr. to the position vacated by the late Judge Frank Williford, Jr. Herrera, Azios and DeAnda highlight Snell's impartiality to turbulent Harris County politics as a particular advantage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.; Azios, A. D. & DeAnda, James
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr. to readers of American GI Forum News Bulletin - 1953-10]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., Executive Secretary of the American GI Forum of Texas in Austin, Texas, to readers of their News Bulletin, dated October, 1953. Notification of $1.00 yearly subscription rate being instituted for the News Bulletin as of October 1, 1953.
Date: October 1953
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-03]

Description: Copy of a letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC National Director of Publicity, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 3, 1953. Rodriguez recommends Frank Pinedo for appointment to the position of Assistant Attorney General.
Date: March 3, 1953
Creator: Rodriguez, Jacob I.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 9, 1953. Herrera recommends that LULAC endorse Frank M. Pinedo of Austin for a position within the Attorney General's office.
Date: March 9, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John Ben Shepperd - 1953-03-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, to John Ben Shepperd, Texas Attorney General, dated March 9, 1953. Herrera recommends that LULAC endorse Frank M. Pinedo of Austin for a position within the Attorney General's office.
Date: March 9, 1953
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library