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[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-09-09]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor of the State of Texas, dated September 9, 1963. In the letter, Herrera indicates his belief that Latin-Americans in Texas do not trust PASO or their leader Albert Peña, Jr.
Date: September 9, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation card from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963]

Description: Invitation card sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Municipal Auditorium, Austin. A request of $100 per ticket is made for the contribution to the Committee.
Date: 1963
Creator: Democratic Party (Tex.). State Executive Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation telegram from the State Democratic Executive Committee to a Welcome Dinner in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson - 1963-11-20]

Description: Invitation telegram sent by the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 22, 1963 at the Commodore Perry Hotel in Austin, Texas. The invitation was sent to Mr. and Mrs. John Herrera.
Date: November 20, 1963
Creator: Democratic Party (Tex.). State Executive Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[1963 Confirmands Posing Outdoors]

Description: Color photograph of one boy and three girls, all of whom are dressed in formal attire. The girls are wearing white dresses and the boy is wearing a white button-up shirt, bow tie, and black pants. They are standing outdoors to the right of a large bush. An open field with a few trees makes up the background.
Date: 1963
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Annual Report: National Project Committee, 1962-1963]

Description: Annual report of the National Project Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1962-1963. For the first time, the chapter embarked on a full-scale project to introduce selected local students to the fine arts through cultural events programs, which included visits to the symphony, opera, musicals, and art galleries. Both the students involved and school principals were supportive of the program and felt it was a great success. The committee recommends that the program be renewed for a second year.
Date: 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Ralph Yarborough's Washington Report, 28th General Newsletter, December 16, 1963

Description: The 28th general newsletter from Ralph Yarborough including a photograph from President Kennedy's last speech (Senator Yarborough, Governor John B. Connally, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson are visible behind the president), a copy of Yarborough's eulogy for Kennedy from Congressional record of December 11, 1963, and a handwritten greeting explaining that out of respect to Kennedy's death, this newsletter would stand in for a normal cheerful Christmas greeting.
Date: December 16, 1963
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Second shift crew of the Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Department]

Description: Photograph of the Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Department, second shift crew. A Southern Pacific train car stands behind the large group of forty men. A sign at the front of the group reads: "Southern Pacific Lines Mechanical Dept. Second Shift May 1963 Houston, Texas Barrett & Assoc."
Date: May 1963
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally - 1963-01-04]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera to John B. Connally, Governor-Elect for the State of Texas, dated January 4, 1963. The letter has COPY stamped across the center in red. The letter asks that Connally consider finding a position for Herrera's son, John Michael Herrera, who is completing a pre-law degree.
Date: January 4, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Eleanor R. Garcia - 1963-07-31]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Eleanor R. Garcia from the V.A. Hospital where Gus Garcia is a patient. Herrera writes that Gus may have to stay in the hospital for a long time, and Herrera is trying to renew Gus's license, so that he can continue to practice law. Herrera asks Eleanor ("Norah") and Garcia's daughters to write to Gus often, as that may aid his recovery.
Date: July 31, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963

Description: The LULAC News, Volume 25, Number 4, November-December 1963 is a 12-page magazine produced by the League of United Latin American Citizens in El Paso, Texas. This is the JFK Memorial Edition of the paper remembering the life of John F. Kennedy and mourning his passing. It includes an article about Kennedy's last hours written by John J. Herrera as well as a letter addressed to Jacqueline Kennedy expressing LULAC's condolences. The newspaper includes many pictures of Kennedy at LULAC events.
Date: 1963-11/1963-12
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick - 1963-09-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick, Assistant to Chairman, Democratic National Committee, suggesting that LULAC should host a State Director's Ball for Joe A. Garza, State Director of LULAC, for his great work in organizing many new LULAC Councils. Apart from inviting the LULAC members from all the districts, Herrera wishes to take the opportunity of inviting President John F. Kennedy, as he would be visiting Houston in November, and the program could be held during that time.
Date: September 21, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick - 1963-09-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick, Assistant to Chairman, Democratic National Committee, suggesting that LULAC should host a State Director's Ball for Joe A. Garza, State Director of LULAC, for his great work in organizing many new LULAC Councils. Apart from inviting the LULAC members from all the districts, Herrera wishes to take the opportunity of inviting President John F. Kennedy, as he would be visiting Houston in November, and the program could be held during that time.
Date: September 21, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick - 1963-09-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to J. Carlos McCormick, Assistant to Chairman, Democratic National Committee, suggesting that LULAC should host a State Director's Ball for Joe A. Garza, State Director of LULAC, for his great work in organizing many new LULAC Councils. Apart from inviting the LULAC members from all the districts, Herrera wishes to take the opportunity of inviting President John F. Kennedy, as he would be visiting Houston in November, and the program could be held during that time.
Date: September 21, 1963
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Language Missions Report of Missionary Work for Manuel Urbina for the month ending January 25, 1963]

Description: Personal report of Manuel Urbina's work at the Magnolia Temple for the month ending on January 25, 1963. Includes Urbina's activities and a report on the congregation served. Urbina notes that the main emphasis for the next month will be "study on evangelism."
Date: January 25, 1963
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Language Missions Report of Missionary Work for Manuel Urbina for the month ending February 25, 1963]

Description: Personal report of Manuel Urbina's work at the Magnolia Temple for the month ending on February 25, 1963. Includes Urbina's activities and a report on the congregation served. Urbina notes that the main emphasis for the next month will be "Sunday school campaign. Prayer and visitation."
Date: February 25, 1963
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Language Missions Report of Missionary Work for Manuel Urbina for the month ending March 25, 1963]

Description: Personal report of Manuel Urbina's work at the Magnolia Temple for the month ending on March 25, 1963. Includes Urbina's activities and a report on the congregation served. Urbina notes that the main emphasis for the next month will be "Revival campaign. Prayer and visitation."
Date: March 25, 1963
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library