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[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1970-02-17]

Description: Letter to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera from their son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated February 17, 1970. Douglas details his recent school schedule as well as a possible job with the university. The letter is handwritten on yellow, legal paper and mailed from the University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas.
Date: February 17, 1970
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Leo N. Duran to John J. Herrera - 1970-03-13]

Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from Leo N. Duran requesting his help in locating a man wanted in Nueces County who was possibly in Houston.
Date: March 13, 1970
Creator: Duran, Leo N.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George Bush to John J. Herrera - 1970-03-16]

Description: Letter from Geroge H. W. Bush to John J. Herrera stating that he welcomes Herrera's offer to support Bush in Bush's campaign for the United States Senate.
Date: March 16, 1970
Creator: Bush, George, 1924-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jack W. Salyer - 1970-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Jack W. Salyer, District Attorney of Matagorda County, to accompany the delivery of a book and expressing Herrera's appreciation of working with Salyer on a couple of cases.
Date: March 21, 1970
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Anthony Lewis to John J. Herrera - 1970-04-10]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a brief letter from Anthony Lewis thanking John J. Herrera for his previous note. The letter is typed on letterhead for The New York Times London Bureau.
Date: April 10, 1970
Creator: Lewis, Anthony
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros - 1970-04-12]

Description: Birthday card from Silvia and John Cisneros dated April 12, 1970. The front of the card is a floral design with red, pink, orange and yellow flowers with the text "From Both of Us on Your Birthday" written in gold leaf. The interior of the card contains printed text "We couldn't count the many things we wish for you, good health, good luck, and happiness are only just a few -- for you deserve the very best in all that brings you cheer, with birthdays growing happier with every passing year!" The card is signed "Love your god-children, Silvia & John Cisneros".
Date: April 12, 1970
Creator: Cisneros, Silvia & Cisneros, John
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Douglas M. Herrera - 1970-04-14]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated April 14, 1970. Herrera seems to have included a monetary enclosure and indicates that he will send another $50 soon. An envelope that appears to belong to a different letter is included; the envelope is from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera with a postmark dated April 1970.
Date: April 14, 1970
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George P. Red to John J. Herrera - 1970-04-27]

Description: Letter from George P. Red, president of the San Jacinto Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, to John J. Herrera dated April 27, 1970. The letter, on Sons of the Republic of Texas letterhead, conveys the organization's appreciation of Herrera's participation the event for the 134th Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Date: April 27, 1970
Creator: Red, George P.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera - 1970-04-29]

Description: Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for inviting Pinedo and his wife to Herrera's birthday party, and also giving Pinedo a picture of John and Robert Kennedy. Pinedo sincerely thanks Herrera for making it possible for Pinedo and his wife to meet the Kennedys the day before he was shot.
Date: April 29, 1970
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Preston Smith to John J. Herrera - 1970-05-04]

Description: Letter from Preston Smith, Governor of Texas, to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for attending the San Jacinto Day observance in Houston and participating in the program.
Date: May 4, 1970
Creator: Smith, Preston, 1912-2003
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Truman E. Roberts to John J. Herrera - 1970-06-04]

Description: Letter from Judge Truman E. Roberts thanking John J. Herrera for his support during the judge's re-election campaign. A handwritten note reads "Thanks for everything."
Date: June 4, 1970
Creator: Roberts, Truman E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George S. Domian to John J. Herrera - 1970-06-24]

Description: Letter from George Domian to John J. Herrera, dated June 24, 1970. Domian, a former client, writes to Herrera demanding a return of the money Domian had paid Herrera to handle his case, as Domian is not pleased with Herrera's results thus far.
Date: June 24, 1970
Creator: Domian, George S.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. B. Dannenbaum to John J. Herrera - 1970-10-12]

Description: Letter from J. B. Dannenbaum, Chairman of Local Board No. 294, Selective Service System, chastising John J. Herrera for his numerous absences from board meetings during the past three years. The letter is typed on Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation letterhead.
Date: October 12, 1970
Creator: Dannenbaum, J. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lowell B. Hays to John J. Herrera - 1970-11-06]

Description: Letter from Lowell B. Hays, Chairman of the Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas, informing John J. Herrera that the Board had dismissed the petition against him from Guadalupe Compillo.
Date: November 6, 1970
Creator: Hays, Lowell B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lowell B. Hays to John J. Herrera - 1970-11-06]

Description: Letter from Lowell B. Hays, Chairman of the Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas, informing John J. Herrera that the Board had dismissed the petition against him from Ana Maria Escamilla.
Date: November 6, 1970
Creator: Hays, Lowell B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Christmas card from Carmen Anita - December 15, 1970]

Description: Christmas card from Carmen Anita dated December 15, 1970. The front cover of the card has a color illustration of a winter scene including a snow topped church. The interior of the card has the printed text, "Alegre Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo".
Date: December 15, 1970
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letters from John J. Herrera and Douglas M. Herrera - 1971]

Description: This document contains a letter from John J. Herrera to Douglas M. Herrera dated February 10, 1971, a letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mrs. John J. Herrera dated April 2, 1971, and a United States Postal Money Order receipt. The letter from John J. Herrera to his son, Douglas M. Herrera, describes a malpractice case on which he is working and describes the death of a friend, Charlie Everett. The letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his mother, Mrs. John J. Herrera, requests assistance on locating missing documents including his W-2 form and documents sent by Veterans Affairs for the G. I. Bill. The United States Postal Money Order receipt for $25 is dated February 10, 1971.
Date: February 10, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M. & Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1971-04-13]

Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his father, John J. Herrera, dated April 13, 1971 and mailed from Merida, Yucatan, to Houston, Texas. Douglas wishes Herrera a happy birthday and describes his travels in Mexico and plans to visit the Mayan temples.
Date: April 13, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Kenith L. Ballard to Thomas J. Watson, Jr. - 1971-05-06]

Description: Letter from Kenith L. Ballard to Thomas J. Watson, Jr., and copied to Charles Biggar, acknowledging their letters of congratulations on his retirement and politely complaining about the small pension he is to receive, particularly in light of the higher prices of necessities.
Date: May 6, 1971
Creator: Ballard, Kenith L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Paul Garza, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1971-05-08]

Description: Letter with envelope from Paul Garza, Jr., National President of LULAC to John J. Herrera, Sr. advising Herrera that the League of United Latin American Citizens has conferred upon him the title of Distinguished Member and inviting him to the Breakfast for Distinguished Members.
Date: May 8, 1971
Creator: Garza, Paul, Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Sherman Kendall to Members of The Sons of the Republic of Texas Chapter 1971 - 1971-05-17]

Description: Letter from Sherman Kendall, President of San Jacinto Chapter of The Sons of the Republic of Texas, to Members of Chapter notifying members of the date of the annual business meeting to discuss the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Sons of the Republic of Texas in Houston and the election of officers.
Date: May 17, 1971
Creator: Kendall, Sherman
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carl Richardson and Mario Salas - May 31, 1971]

Description: Letter from Carlos Richardson and Mario Marcel Salas of the Student National Coordinating Committee to Bishop O. Eugene Slater and other members of the Christian community. They write to propose a number of possible philanthropic and charitable solutions that their churches may use to help San Antonio's impoverished residents. It includes the establishment of legal defense funds and transportation to those on welfare, among others.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections