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[Affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros - June, 1954]

Description: An affidavit from Dolores L. Cisneros, the wife of Private Abel Cisneros. The purpose of the affidavit was to procure a dependency discharge for her husband. The document contains the signature of Mrs. Cisneros. The name of the Wharton County Notary Public and the exact date in June, 1954 were left blank.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Cisneros, Dolores L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to C. V. Kern - January 5, 1950]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to C.V. "Buster" Kern, Harris County Sheriff. Herrera writes concerning Joe M. Munoz, who has been working as a special deputy in under Sheriff Kern for more than a year and has received favorable comments from the Latin Americans.
Date: January 5, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[KXYZ radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera, draft - 1950-07-18]

Description: Draft of the KXYZ radio station announcer's introduction of John J. Herrera for C.V. "Buster" Kern. The introduction highlight's the Herrera family's history in Texas. Contains original notes for an introduction of Herrera on radio station KLEE on August 25, 1948.
Date: July 18, 1950
Creator: KXYZ (Radio station : Houston, Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1954-11-11]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson sending his regrets that John J. Herrera was unable to attend a testimonial banquet due to injuries and inviting Herrera to write to him again if he needs anything else in the future. The letter is typed on letterhead for the United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader in Washington, D.C.
Date: November 11, 1954
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1958-04-23]

Description: Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson expressing his gladness at John J. Herrera's interest in Luciano Richard Santoscoy, who was trying to become a Senate Page. Johnson also writes he was looking forward to seeing Herrera at the LULAC Convention in Laredo in June. The letter is typed on United States Senate Office of the Democratic Leader letterhead. In pencil, a note at the top reads: "Make 2 copies to send to Santoscoy."
Date: April 23, 1958
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Thomas to John J. Herrera - 1955-01-16]

Description: Letter from Albert Thomas, Chairman, Independent Offices Appropriations Committee to John J. Herrera, acknowledging Herrera's invitation to visit the new home of LULAC at 3004 Bagby, Houston, Texas. Regarding Herrera's request of a memento of the Liberty ships, Thomas says he will refer it to the Maritime Administration, and Thomas will let Herrera know their response.
Date: January 16, 1955
Creator: Thomas, Albert, 1898-1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1952-04-08]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera pledging his support to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane and apologizing for being unable to attend the start of Lane's campaign. Herrera mentions an out-of-work Able Cisneros, whom Herrera thinks could be a help to Lane's campaign, and Herrera asks if Lane can find anything to help Cisneros.
Date: April 8, 1952
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to T. W. "Buckshot" Lane - 1955-12-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter sent in response to Sheriff T. W. "Buckshot" Lane, assuring him of John J. Herrera's support for Culp Krueger for State Senate. Herrera goes on to say that he feels Krueger is "missing the boat" with Texas Latinos by not helping their mutual friend Abel Cisneros, going on at length about Cisneros's virtues and the unfairness of his situation.
Date: December 21, 1955
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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

Special 10 minutes Spanish for Ralph Yarborough

Description: Text of Dr. Hector P. Garcia's radio speech endorsing Ralph Yarborough for Governor of Texas. Garcia relates some of the medical problems of Latinos in Texas, which he believes Yarborough will take seriously and work to alleviate, unlike Governor Allan Shivers.
Date: July 14, 1954
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Special 10 minutes Spanish for Ralph Yarbough

Description: Text of a speech to be given over the radio in support of Texas gubernatorial candidate Ralph Yarborough by Dr. Hector P. Garcia. Garcia relates some of the medical problems of Latinos in Texas, which he believes Yarborough will take seriously and work to alleviate, unlike Governor Allan Shivers.
Date: July 14, 1954
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Mrs. Felix H. Morales - 1951-07-30]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter sent by John J. Herrera to Mrs. Felix H. Morales in Houston, Texas. Herrera provides an explanation for why he disapproves of her request to furnish scripts in advance of the radio broadcasts. He also gives notice that he will no longer handle the LULAC radio program with the KLVL station.
Date: July 30, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez. on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Ramirez and is not notarized.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library