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[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-04-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel praising the passing of a bill to create two new district courts in Harris County, in light of the severe backlog of cases they were experiencing. Herrera recommends Judge Wendell A. Odom to be appointed to one of the courts, listing his good qualities.
Date: April 13, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]

Description: Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead.
Date: April 16, 1959
Creator: Daniel, Price
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Pastor Erik K. Moller and Wife Margaret Duus]

Description: Photograph of an elderly couple standing in front of a red curtain. The man on the right, identified as Pastor Eric Moller, wears horn-rimmed glasses and a black two-piece suit with a flower attached to the right lapel. His wife, on the right, has been identified as Margaret Duus Moller. She wears a green dress and horn-rimmed glasses as well. A pink flower and ribbon decorates the top right part of her dress. The photograph has been pasted on a typed piece of paper that lists biographical information about the pastor. This information is listed on both the front and back of the paper.
Date: 1959/1968
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Clyde H. Martin

Description: Photograph of Clyde H. Martin wearing cowboy regalia and posing with a saddle embossed with the words "All Around Cowboy 1959" and "Texas A.M. Rodeo Intercollegiate."
Date: 1959
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Photograph of Joe Kaiser Playing Baseball]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of Joe Kaiser playing baseball. He is wearing a baseball uniform and cap with the letters FW on it, and he is in the middle of pitching. There is another player standing in the background to the right. Joe's name and the year, ca. 1959, are written on the back.
Date: 1959~
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-04-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel praising the passing of a bill by the House of Representatives to create two more criminal district courts in Harris County in light of their severe backlog of cases. Herrera also suggests Judge Jimmie Duncan to be appointed to one of the courts. The letter is typed on paper with the Law Offices of John J. Herrera letterhead. "COPY" is stamped across the page in red. A handwritten note reads: "'For the record' The original to this letter was NOT sent!"
Date: April 13, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dan Walton - 1959-07-18]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Dan Walton requesting additional time while Herrera tries to get a suspect, Trinidad Liendo, back into custody from Mexico so as not to forfeit the bond Herrera posted for him.
Date: July 18, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League All Stars

Description: Clipping from the magazine El Puerto Volume 1, Number 2, Houston, Texas, Oct. 1959. Contains a colored picture of the "Good Neighbor Teen-age Basketball League" before their final game of the season with the "Medias Negras" from Piedras Negras, Coah, Mexico. The league played at Piedras Negras Labor Day.
Date: October 1959
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Notice of Capias Pro Fine Issued to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-23]

Description: Letter from the office of C. V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, informing John J. Herrera that Capias Pro Fine had been filed on the Woodrow Griffin case demanding payment within five days. On front: "Vol 137 page 236 [?], filed Feb. 25,1960,[?] N. Main, Ca 27345"
Date: June 23, 1959
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for Willie Ann Norman Harper, March 10, 1959]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Willie Ann Norman Harper, born October 5, 1886 and died March 7, 1959. The funeral was held Tuesday, March 10, 1959 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. H. Carruthers. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and she was buried in City Cemetery No. 3 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 10, 1959
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Poll tax receipt for John J. Herrera, County of Harris - 1958]

Description: 1958 Harris County poll tax receipt number 260761 for John J. Herrera. It includes demographic information about Herrera and is signed by the deputy of the Harris County Assessor and Collector of Taxes. Dates of elections are listed on the back.
Date: January 30, 1959
Creator: Harris County (Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 27, Number 2, February 1959

Description: Monthly magazine of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) contains official notices, agendas, and other organizational information as well as articles and anecdotes submitted by members. This issue is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of LULAC.
Date: February 1959
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel recommending his friend Phil J. Montalbo be appointed to one of the four new district courts in Harris County, on the virtues of his education, community service, and the respect it would garner from the Latin American community to have one of their members so recognized. The letter is stamped with the word COPY in red.
Date: May 11, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library