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[Flyer for a Viva Johnson Rally]

Description: Program for a Viva Johnson rally to support President Lyndon Johnson. The Guest speakers will be Lady Bird Johnson's brother, Antonio J. Taylor, and Dr. Hector Garcia. It will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church gym from 2.00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on October 4, 1964. There will be several groups providing music at the rally.
Date: October 4, 1964
Creator: Viva Johnson Club
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Invitation from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee to a reception]

Description: Invitation postcard from The All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee for a reception at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom on Sunday November 1, 1964. The speakers will be Albert Thomas, from the Congressional 8th District and Dr. Edward D. Re, Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, Washington D.C. At the bottom of the card shows "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." Response card with envelope included.
Date: November 1, 1964
Creator: All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[A Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Handwritten and later photocopied, the document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drafts of letters promoting a series of fine arts seminars for students]

Description: Drafts of letters by Vernis Hudgins to prospective participants in a series of seminars sponsored by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. to educate local students about the fine arts. The first letter is addressed to school principals and asks them to read an enclosed letter to students. The second letter invites students to attend the seminar series and is the one to be read by the principals. There is also a list of six principals who should receive these letters. Includes handwritten corrections.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Program for Reception in Support of Lyndon Johnson - 1964]

Description: Program for the reception at the Rice Hotel for the All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee Honoring and Supporting President Lyndon B. Johnson. John J. Herrera is listed as a member of the Reception Committee. Speakers included: Mayor Louie Welch, Dr. Edward D. Re, Michael A. Musmanno, and Congressman Albert Thomas, with a benediction performed by Rabbi Marshall Bourg. Event sponsors are listed on the back. "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." is printed across the bottom of the program pages.
Date: 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for Reception in Support of Lyndon Johnson - 1964]

Description: Program for the reception at the Rice Hotel for the All Americans Council of the National Democratic Committee Honoring and Supporting President Lyndon B. Johnson. John J. Herrera is listed as a member of the Reception Committee. Speakers included: Mayor Louie Welch, Dr. Edward D. Re, Michael A. Musmanno, and Congressman Albert Thomas, with a benediction performed by Rabbi Marshall Bourg. Event sponsors are listed on the back. "L.B.J. for the U.S.A." is printed across the bottom of the program pages.
Date: 1964
Creator: Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

1964 Confirmation

Description: A black and white photograph of a group of boys dressed in religious robes standing on a lawn near a large bush and a tree. A man in a suit stands on concrete to the right of the group.
Date: 1964
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Anti-Goldwater cartoon]

Description: Anti-Goldwater cartoon printed on a half piece of paper reading "Goldwater = Gold for the Rich / Water for the Poor and a kick in the [drawing of a sad donkey] for the Middle Class."
Date: 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-10-05]

Description: Draft of a letter written by John J. Herrera addressed to "My fellow Democrat" intended to accompany materials for the Viva Johnson campaign and a request for the reader to send him a dollar to become a member of the Viva Johnson Club.
Date: October 5, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Johnny, Chris, Dorren, & Michael Brodsgaard]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of two large trees. From left to right, they have been identified as Johnny Brodsgaard, Chris Brodsgaard, Dorene Brodsgaard, and Michael Brodsgaard. The two men on the left wear dark-colored suits. The one on the far right is more casually dressed in a striped shirt and trousers. The young girl between them wears a sleeveless blouse and pleated skirt. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists their names.
Date: May 1964
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Gustavo - 1964-06-13]

Description: Letter from Gustavo dated June 13, 1964. On one side of the paper is a hand colored border with "The Wolf and the Seven Kids" written in pencil. The reverse of the paper has a handwritten note that translate to, "Lady I am in search of a home and you along with my kids are going to come with me, whether you want to or not and I could care less who opposes. Gustavo."
Date: June 13, 1964
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter template from John J. Herrera - 1964-05-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a blank letter template requesting the reader's participation in the Austin meeting of the Viva Johnson organization, for which they will need to select a chairman and co-chairs. It is labeled "Letter No. 1."
Date: May 21, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Group Portrait in Meeting Hall]

Description: Copy print of a group portrait taken in a meeting hall in 1964. There are fifteen people sitting around a table with glasses and coffee cups. There are some green books on the table as well. Fourteen of the people are identified by accompanying information. They are, from left to right, Jane Klaustrup, Sharon Andersen, Wayne Andersen, Dorothy, Frode Andersen, Ruth Brodsgaard, Rena Howard, Carl Howard, J. Bruce Hansen, James Sralla, Jeanne Hansen Sralla, Myrna Hansen, Glenda Christensen, and Debbie Wind. Dorothy is only identified as Sharon's mother. Her last name is not given.
Date: 1964
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from John J. Herrera endorsing Governor John Connally]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera addressed generically to fellow voters urging them to re-elect Governor John Connally in the May elections, citing his accomplishments in office -- job creation, small loans bill, educational programs, and a surplus budget -- as reasons for re-election. A handwritten note at the top identifies this as "Letter #1 JJH Office Co."
Date: 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera endorsing Governor John Connally]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from John J. Herrera addressed generically to fellow voters urging them to re-elect Governor John Connally in the May elections, citing his accomplishments in office -- job creation, small loans bill, educational programs, and a surplus budget -- as reasons for re-election. A handwritten note at the top identifies this as "Letter #1 Harris Co. Hq. Copy."
Date: 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Sympathy card from J.B. Casas and family to the Herrera family - 1964-02-15]

Description: Sympathy card sent to the Herrera family from J.B. Casas and family, dated February 15, 1964. The front of the card is a color illustration of the Virgin Mary with the words "With Deepest Sympathy" printed on the bottom right corner. The interior of the card has a black and white illustration of doves and a fountain with the quote "Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted...Matthew 5:4". The text of the card reads, "With deepest sympathy at this time of sorrow may the thought that others keep you in their prayers ease your heart and give you strength."
Date: February 15, 1964
Creator: Casas, J.B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard reply to John H. Herrera about Viva Johnson meeting]

Description: A blank invitation card for the "Viva Johnson" organization meeting on May 31,[1964] at the Driskill Hotel in Austin. It includes an RSVP either to attend the meeting or to be willing to work in their own locality in the "Viva Johnson" effort. The sender of the postcard reads: John J. Herrera, Attorney at Law, 708 Scanlan Bldg. Phone:CA-8-4-4341, Houston 2, Texas with a four cent of prepaid US postage.
Date: May 31, 1964
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1964-12-15]

Description: Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey, Senator, United States, thanking Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera for their helpful work in President Lyndon Johnson's campaign. Humphrey mentions that he has enclosed a photo-booklet as a memento of the campaign under separate cover.
Date: December 15, 1964
Creator: Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from J. M. Nance to John J. Herrera - 1964-03-23]

Description: Letter from J. M. Nance, Head of the Department of History and Government at Texas A&M University, to John J. Herrera, dated March 23, 1964, regarding permission to use a photograph of Antonio Menchaca in his soon to be published book, Attack and Counterattack: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1842.
Date: March 23, 1964
Creator: Nance, J. M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Armendariz to the Board of Directors of National LULAC Homes, Incorporated - 1964-08-31]

Description: Onionskin carbon copy of a letter from Albert Armendariz to the Board of Directors of National LULAC Homes, Incorporated, dated August 31, 1964, regarding the board's decision to terminate Armendariz's legal services due to what the board saw as a conflict of interest.
Date: August 31, 1964
Creator: Armendariz, Albert
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library