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Description: An editorial from the New York Times endorsing George McGovern for the President of the United States.
Date: September 28, 1972
Creator: New York Times
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from C. V. Kern to John J. Herrera - 1972-05-26]

Description: Letter from C.V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff Harris County, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Kern writes that he appreciates Herrera and all who supported and worked hard for his recent campaign. Kern pledges for the betterment of law enforcement.
Date: May 26, 1972
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Eulogy at the graveside ceremonies for Macario Garcia

Description: Eulogy for Macario Garcia, written by John J. Herrera and presented at Macario's burial ceremonies at the Veteran's Administration Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Garcia at died on December 24, 1972. Herrera's eulogy draws comparisons between Garcia and President Harry Truman, who died only 37 hours after Garcia. Truman had awarded Garcia the Congressional Medal of Honor on August 23, 1945.
Date: December 27, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 43rd National Convention of LULAC - 1972-06-30]

Description: Additional draft of speech by John J. Herrera in response to speech of welcome by Hon. Ken Ritter, Mayor of Beaumont, Texas, to the League of United Latin American Citizens delegates at the 43rd National Convention of LULAC, Red Carpet Inn, June 30, 1972. Herrera reviews the history of Beaumont, LULAC, Land Grants and other historical information of the Mexican-American segment of the population.
Date: June 30, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Honorable Tony Bonilla, State Director of LULAC - 1972-08-11]

Description: Onionskin paper copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to Honorable Tony Bonilla, State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens, August 11, 1972 referring to LULAC Charter for Bovina, Texas. A list of 17 members is attached.
Date: August 11, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 43rd National Convention of LULAC - 1972-06-30]

Description: Draft of Speech by John J. Herrera in response to speech of welcome by Hon. Ken Ritter, Mayor of Beaumont, Texas, to the League of United Latin American Citizens delegates at the 43rd National Convention of LULAC, Red Carpet Inn, June 30, 1972. Herrera reviews the history of Beaumont, LULAC, Land Grants and other historical information of the Mexican-American segment of the population.
Date: June 30, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Bonilla to John J. Herrera - 1972-08-21]

Description: Letter from Tony Bonilla, Texas State Director of LULAC, League of United Latin American Citizens, to John J. Herrera, August 21, 1972 acknowledging receipt of Herrera' August 11, 1972 letter, the accompanying money orders and Bovina Council membership roster. Discusses new council charter presentation.
Date: August 21, 1972
Creator: Bonilla, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Bonilla to Nicolas Telles - 1972-08-21]

Description: Letter from Tony Bonilla, State Director of League of United Latin American Citizens, to Nicolas Telles of Bovina, Texas August 21, 1972 acknowledging receipt of money orders for LULAC Charter and for state and national dues for one quarter from John J. Hererra. The council owes an additional $34.00 for the initiation fee for 17 members.
Date: August 21, 1972
Creator: Bonilla, Tony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Pete V. Villa - 1972-05-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Honorable Pete V. Villa, National President of LULAC, dated May 9, 1972. Herrera is accepting the invitation to give the response at the opening of the National Convention of the League of Latin American Citizens.
Date: May 9, 1972
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Pete V. Villa to John J. Herrera - 1972-06-01]

Description: Letter from Pete Villa, National President of League of Latin American Citizens to John J. Herrera, dated June 1, 1972, thanking Herrera for accepting the invitation to give the response at the National Convention in Beaumont. The envelope is also included.
Date: June 1, 1972
Creator: Villa, Pete V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George E. Eaton to John J. Herrera - 1972-06-02]

Description: Letter from George E. Eaton, Executive Director of the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau, to John J. Herrera listing a number of enclosures including a thumbnail sketch, a brief history on the City of Beaumont, brochures of the Spindletop Monument and of the French Trading Post.
Date: June 2, 1972
Creator: Eaton, George E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Resolution in Memory of The Honorable Dr. George Isadore Sanchez Y Sanchez by the Austin LULAC Council - 1972-04-05]

Description: Resolution in Memory of The Honorable Dr. George Isadore Sanchez Y Sanchez by the Austin LULAC Council presented to the League of United Latin American Citizens at the 43rd National Convention assembled at Beaumont, Texas signed by five past presidents of LULAC.
Date: April 5, 1972
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library