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[San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Announcement of Spaights Concert]

Description: Announcement of a concert event by the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc., a conclusion to their Fine Arts for Freedom program. The invited guest was James A. Spaight, a pianist from Texas with an impressive resume of accolades, including degrees from Columbia and Howard University, a Rockefeller Foundation award, and performances at Carnegie Hall.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James W. Francis and A. R. Nelson to Doris Horne - November 18, 1965]

Description: Letter from Beryl Francis and Wilhelmina Nelson to Doris Horne requesting financial support for the YWCA. The San Antonio YWCA is raising funds to renovate its Pine Street Building, which has historically served African-Americans, and is soliciting funds from civic groups, including the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc.
Date: November 18, 1965
Creator: Francis, Beryl & Nelson, Wilhelmina
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Tex Martin on "Easy Money"

Description: Photograph of Tex Martin riding a bucking horse at a rodeo. A line of cowboys are crouched down underneath a railing and watching, while a more formally dressed crowd watches from the stands.
Date: 1965
Creator: Ben Allen - Rodeo Photos
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[White Rose Banquet]

Description: Program for a White Rose Banquet held during the 12th Annual Western Area Conference. The program includes a schedule of events. An illustration of a rose appears on the cover.
Date: June 1965
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - November 10, 1965]

Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. They have agreed to hold the concert on March 27, 1966, and she has enclosed a check for $100 to validate the contract. Per their contract, the chapter will pay him another $200 at a later date.
Date: November 10, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ron Lucke to Mrs. O. C. Booker - October 18, 1965]

Description: Letter from Ron Lucke of San Antonio College to Mrs. O. C. Booker. He writes to provide more information on the rental of one of the college's facilities - McAllister Fine Arts Auditorium - which the San Antonio Chapter of the Links has booked for a Sunday evening. Three other documents have been included: a statement of charges, a list of equipment included in the lease, and the actual application for rental.
Date: October 18, 1965
Creator: Lucke, Ron
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jim Wright to Lester Johnson - 1965-08-19]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright, House of Representatives, to Lester Johnson, Commissioner of Customs, dated August 19, 1965. Wright is providing a character reference for Jesus E. Garcia for a position within Customs. A copy of this letter was also sent to John J. Herrera and Jesus E. Garcia.
Date: August 19, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Yarborough to M. M. Hale - 1965-05-10]

Description: Letter from Senator Ralph Yarborough recommending to United States Marshal M. M. Hale a Jesus E. Garcia for a Deputy Marshal. The letter notes a blind carbon copy sent to John J. Herrera, who is presumably the one alluded to who gave a high recommendation of Garcia to Yarborough.
Date: May 10, 1965
Creator: Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - October 25, 1965]

Description: Letter from Doris Horne to James Spaights confirming that he will play at a concert hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights provided an acceptable contract to play the concert, but it stated the date incorrectly. The chapter would like to hold the concert on March 28, 1966. If Spaights sends the chapter a contract with the corrected date, they will sign it and forward him the binder fee.
Date: October 25, 1965
Creator: Horne, Doris
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne - April 2, 1965]

Description: Letter from James Spaights to Doris Horne confirming his appearance at a meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Spaights is going out of town but will forward promotional materials to Horne upon his return. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. Doris Horne." The back of the envelope has handwritten notes in a different script.
Date: April 2, 1965
Creator: Spaights, James
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

National Links, Inc. Newsletter to All Chapter Presidents: Report from Your Executive Council - October 1965

Description: This newsletter is a publication of the national office of The Links, Inc., issued by the organization's president. It contains a letter from the president as well as information about the national assembly, finances, service programs, The Links Creed, and fundraising and support efforts for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Date: October 1965
Creator: Links, Inc.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alma K. Inge to Charlotte Collins - December 2, 1965]

Description: Letter from Alma K. Inge, general chairman of fine arts at the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc., to Charlotte Collins. She is writing to thank her for her assistance in one of the organization's fine art seminars on drama at a local school given her past participation as a student.
Date: December 2, 1965
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jim Wright to Jesus E. Garcia - 1965-07-05]

Description: Letter from Wright to Jesus E. Garcia, with a copy to John J. Herrera. Garcia had expressed an interest to advance in the field of government service. Wright writes that in order to be able to help Garcia, Garcia should send a formal application for the position to Wright's office.
Date: July 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George E. Miller to John J. Herrera - 1965-07-20]

Description: Letter from George E. Miller to John J. Herrera, asking Herrera's help in seeking a promotion as a judge. Miller also informs Herrera that Mr. Fred Hooey has been appointed by Governor John Connally as Judge of the new Criminal Court of Harris County, Texas.
Date: July 20, 1965
Creator: Miller, George E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jim Wright to Juan Salinas - 1965-07-05]

Description: Letter from Jim Wright to Juan Salinas, with a copy to John J. Herrera. Salinas expressed an interest to advance in the field of government service. Wright writes that in order to be able to help Salinas, Salinas should send a formal application for the position.
Date: July 5, 1965
Creator: Wright, Jim, 1922-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Petition from the League of United Latin American Citizens to Albert Thomas, United States Congressman]

Description: Petition copy, unsigned, from the League of United Latin American Citizens to the Honorable Albert Thomas, member of the United States Congress, Eighth Congressional District of Texas to assist LULAC in procuring a proper site to be dedicated as a State Park in honor of Lorenzo De Zavala, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
Date: 1965
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[LULAC National Supreme Council Meeting Notice - 1965]

Description: Notice from John J. Herrera to all National Officers, State Directors and Chairmen of National Committees of LULAC, announcing a special meeting of the National Supreme Council to be held at the Shamrock Hilton Hotel in Houston, Texas on April 11, 1965. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the suspension of Chicago LULAC Council #300. Also contains a handwritten list of the addressees on the back of the notice.
Date: 1965
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library