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The life of a lawyer

Description: Speech in which John J. Herrera describes his experiences in upholding the laws of the United States and his career in the legal profession.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[List of addresses for a letter]

Description: List of addresses to which to an unknown letter was sent.
Date: May 21, 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Page twenty-five of a document]

Description: Page 25 of a document, which covers change for the better - in educational and vocational opportunities, better housing and health for the Spanish speaking group. Document is incomplete.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

A Memorandum on the Problem of Refugee Physicians

Description: Memorandum discussing the problem of placing immigrant physicians that sought refuge from the Nazi party on the Eastern seaboard, particularly New York.
Date: unknown
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Defending a drug abuse case

Description: First page of a draft of the speech "Defending a drug abuse case," wherein John J. Herrera describes some of the challenges he faced as a defense attorney for drug abuse cases in court. This is an incomplete version of this document, and it contains markings and corrections.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Defending a drug abuse case

Description: First page of a draft of the speech "Defending a drug abuse case", wherein John J. Herrera describes some of the challenges he faced as a defense attorney for drug abuse cases in court. He lectures on the pitfalls and consequences of drug addiction. The speech is directed at a Mexican American audience.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Herrera, a self made man

Description: Draft of the biography entitled "Herrera, a self made man" containing details about John J. Herrera's personal life, education, career, affiliations, and notable accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Script for campaign segment for William A "Bill" Blakley]

Description: Rough draft of a speech in support of William A. "Bill" Blakley and the Democratic Party in general. The text has been typed on paper with Herrera's letterhead, which appears halfway down the page. Handwritten corrections have been added.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Annotated information for obtaining a photo identification card]

Description: Notecard provides information regarding the location and required documents for obtaining a photo identification card. Two addresses and one phone number have been struck out by hand. On the back is a handwritten note: "COLLATAREHL [sic] TO POST / Post Texas Identification / BOND -> MEANS -> Gauranty [sic] pays your bond / TO-RELEASE Garantee [sic]"
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Department of Public Safety.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech on being a lawyer by John J. Herrera]

Description: Speech given by John J. Herrera discussing the challenges of being a Mexican-American lawyer in the Southwest. Herrera ends his speech on a hopeful note mentioning the meeting between President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States and President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of Mexico to affirm a mutual dedication to better understanding and trade relations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of "Herrera, a self made man"]

Description: Draft of the biography entitled "Herrera, a self made man" containing details about John J. Herrera's personal life, education, career, affiliations, and notable accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Partial draft of a speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Partial draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, undated. The speech discusses Herrera's views on the hierarchy of Mexican-Americans and Mexicans in America society.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, undated. In the speech, Herrera indicates that he was asked by Thomas Lanier to give the speech and to focus on "better understanding among the United States and Latin Americans."
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Portion of a speech draft by John J. Herrera]

Description: Portion of a draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, pages 4-7. The speech discusses discrimination and the battles fought for Texas Independence from Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech on segregation of school children by Raoul A. Cortez]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of Raoul A. Cortez's comments on the the "decision in Federal Court which outlawed the practice of segregating school children of Mexican descent." Cortez, who had recently been elected President-General of the League of United Latin American Citizens, says that from now on Hispanic Americans will have an opportunity to become useful citizens and make contributions to society.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Links Chapter Documentation: Resolution for Link Lucile F. Mitchell]

Description: Resolution issued by Barbara A. Lawrence, president of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc., to friends and family of chapter member Lucile F. Mitchell upon her death. Members wish to express their sympathy to Mitchell's friends and family and remember her as a compassionate person dedicated to service.
Date: August 23, 1996
Creator: Lawrence, Barbara A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Treasurer's Report Houston LULAC Council Number 60 - 1948-04-08]

Description: Treasurer's Report of Houston LULAC Council Number 60 dated April 8, 1948, signed by J. Castillo - Trustee, A. M. Mares - Treasurer, and A. Hernandez - President.
Date: April 8, 1948
Creator: Mares, A. M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Remembrance Card for Mary A. Carroll]

Description: Remembrance card for Mary A. Carroll printed on dark cardstock with gold engraving. There is an illustration of a woman with a Bible in front of a large cross, with light streaming from clouds above. Text on the right reads, "In Loving Remembrance of Mrs. Mary A. Carroll, Died April 6, 1899. Age 33 yrs. 9 mos. 15 days." There is a poem in the lower-left corner that reads: "'Tis hard to break the tender cord/ When love has bound the heart,/ 'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words:/ "We must forever part."/ Dearest loved one, we must lay thee/ In the peaceful grave's embrace,/ But thy memory will be cherished/ Till we see thy heavenly face."
Date: 1899
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Notes on discrimination at a skating rink - 1952-04-18]

Description: Notes on an instance of discrimination at a skating rink that occurred April 18, 1952. The parties involved are listed and suggestions for resolution from John J. Herrera are listed also.
Date: April 18, 1952
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Blank Form: Reflections, Renewals, Rewards]

Description: Blank form used by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. to solicit advertisements from businesses for their Anniversary Chronicle. Interested businesses should return the completed form to Barbara Lawrence with their check enclosed.
Date: 1985
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Memorandum of a Conversation with Mr. Nolan - November 23, 1940]

Description: Memorandum of a conversation with "Mr Nolan" concerning the possible options of "turning over fees obtained for consultations involving some laboratory work". The conversation continues to discuss the options in greater detail.
Date: November 23, 1940
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT