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[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 - 1965-09-07]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright notifying the receiver that Wright will be visiting Houston in connection with signing of his book, "You and your Congressman" next week.
Date: September 7, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jim Wright - 1965-07-23]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to Jim Wright, United States House of Representatives, 12th District, Texas, Washington D.C., providing Wright with information about the Houston LULAC Council. Herrera also informs Wright that the next National Convention of the LULAC will be in Houston during June 23rd to 26th, 1966, to be held at the Rice Hotel. Herrera has been appointed as the National Executive Director of LULAC. Since this is falling in the middle of the campaign, it will be very helpful to get support of the Latino vote for him.
Date: July 23, 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to John J. Herrera - 1965-06-05]

Description: letter from Jim Wright to John J. Herrera enclosing copies of three letters which Wright has written to the members of Congress on behalf of the three men whose cases Herrera brought to Wright's attention. Wright mentions that the decision of these cases rest with the government agencies involved, and not with the members of Congress. In a handwritten personal note written at the bottom of the letter Wright writes that he is sorry for the delay.
Date: June 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Jesus E. Garcia - 1965-07-05]

Description: Letter from Wright to Jesus E. Garcia, with a copy to John J. Herrera. Garcia had expressed an interest to advance in the field of government service. Wright writes that in order to be able to help Garcia, Garcia should send a formal application for the position to Wright's office.
Date: July 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of Squadron by John J. Herrera]

Description: Draft of speech by John J. Herrera titled "LULAC Flying Squadron...1965 Style." Herrera reminiscences about the early days of LULAC. Document is typed with handwritten edits in both ink and pencil.
Date: 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Squadron by John J. Herrera]

Description: Partial onionskin paper carbon copy of a speech by John J. Herrera title "LULAC Flying Squadron...1965 Style." Herrera reminiscences about the early days of LULAC. Document is typed on "Law Offices of John J. Herrera" letterhead, with COPY stamped in red across the center. This copy of the speech is missing the last page.
Date: 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Henry B. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera - 1965-02-18]

Description: Letter from Senator Henry B. Gonzalez to John J. Herrera, dated February 18, 1965. Gonzalez thanks Herrera for sending him a Houston Chronicle newspaper clipping. The clipping was apparently about an argument between Gonzalez and Ed Foreman.
Date: February 18, 1965
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George E. Miller to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-20]

Description: Letter from George E. Miller to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera's help in seeking a promotion as a judge. Miller also informs Herrera that Mr. Fred Hooey has been appointed by Governor John Connally as Judge of the new Criminal Court of Harris County, Texas.
Date: July 20, 1965
Creator: Miller, George E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Juan Salinas - 1965-07-05]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright to Juan Salinas, with a copy to John J. Herrera. Salinas expressed an interest to advance in the field of government service. Wright writes that in order to be able to help Salinas, Salinas should send a formal application for the position.
Date: July 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Petition from the League of United Latin American Citizens to Albert Thomas, United States Congressman]

Description: Petition copy, unsigned, from the League of United Latin American Citizens to the Honorable Albert Thomas, member of the United States Congress, Eighth Congressional District of Texas to assist LULAC in procuring a proper site to be dedicated as a State Park in honor of Lorenzo De Zavala, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
Date: 1965
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library