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In the manner that a LULAC Council dishonored LULAC

Description: Copy of an article from the Laredo Times covering the pickets at the Laredo Civic Center during the annual local LULAC Council banquet, published on June 11, 1967. The article includes a photograph of the crowds picketing in front of the banquet hall and also contains handwritten notes demanding that the Laredo, Texas LULAC Council be censured by the National LULAC assembly for their lack of support during the rally.
Date: June 11, 1967
Creator: Gray, Walter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birthday card from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1967-04-11]

Description: Birthday card to John J. Herrera from Sheppard W. King with a color illustration on the front cover depicting a cartoon character holding a sign that reads, "We need our Birthdays" and below it the words "I've always felt". The interior of the card consists of a color illustration of bare legs with a belt wrapped around them. The printed text says, "About like a nudist needs a belt! Many happy returns anyway!" The handwritten text in the card reads, "John - be careful - I know it scares the hell out of you when they start getting nude and dropping their chastity belt!!! Happy Birthday -Shep" The digital image also includes the envelope postmarked April 11, 1967
Date: April 11, 1967
Creator: King, Sheppard W., III
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

1967 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a small confirmation class dressed in religious robes posed indoors in front of what looks like an altar in the background. A girl and two boys are accompanied by an older man in a dark suit and tie who is identified as Pastor Eric Moller.
Date: 1967
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Red and White Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of a two-story structure, identified as the Danevang Food Market, taken from the street. The walls of the building stagger upward creating a tiered facade. On the second floor, there are two double-hung windows. Four equally-spaced cables above them support the weight of an overhang that covers the front doors. Above the overhang, on each side of the sign that reads "Danevang Food Market", there are two round emblems bearing the Coca-Cola logo. A series of windows runs along the first floor. One of them is covered by an ice machine that has been placed just to the right of the front door.
Date: October 7, 1967
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Elder Men and Women in Front of House]

Description: Photograph of elder men and women standing outside in front of a house. The majority of the women wear knee-length, green dresses. The others wearing red, white and black. The men are dressed in formal attire. The only person identified is the woman on the far left, Abelone Harton. There is a plant on the right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1967~
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letter from Pete Tijerina to Jack Greenberg - 1967-02-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of a letter from Pete Tijerina to Jack Greenberg, Director of the Legal Defense Fund, Incorporated, on February 9, 1967, containing a list of Mexican American attorneys connected with discrimination and segregation cases involving Mexican Americans in Texas. The letter also contains a request to have the Legal Defense Fund, Incorporated hold a conference in San Antonio, Texas, to address issues related to legal support for Mexican Americans in Texas.
Date: February 9, 1967
Creator: Tijerina, Pete
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Jack Greenberg to Pete Tijerina - 1967-01-23]

Description: Letter from Jack Greenberg, Director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Incorporated, to Pete Tijerina, January 23, 1967, regarding legal aid in a jury discrimination case. Also contains an offer to build a "cooperative relationship" between the Legal Defense Fund and LULAC.
Date: January 23, 1967
Creator: Greenberg, Jack
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from George E. Miller to John J. Herrera - 1967-10-06]

Description: Letter from Judge George E. Miller thanking John J. Herrera for a letter of recommendation Herrera had written on his behalf two years previous for a position that ultimately did not get, and informing Herrera that he had just received another appointment.
Date: October 6, 1967
Creator: Miller, George E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Vicente T. Ximenes - 1967-10-17]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Vicente T. Ximenes, Chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee Mexican American Affairs at the White House, cancelling his scheduled participation in the Cabinet Committee Hearings due to a conflicting court summons. Herrera recommends his friend Benjamin J. Canales as a replacement.
Date: October 17, 1967
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera - 1967-11-13]

Description: Letter from President Lyndon B. Johnson to John J. Herrera to accompany a medallion commemorating the Chamizal agreement, which settled the territory issue brought on by a shift in the Rio Grande. Johnson expresses his solidarity with the Mexican-American community's hope for a brighter future. The letter is typed on White House letterhead.
Date: November 13, 1967
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program: Art Exhibit]

Description: Program for an art exhibit sponsors by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc. The event was held on February 19th, 1967 at Bethel A.M.E. Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 19, 1967
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John J. Herrera to the US Selective Service - 1967-10-31]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to the United States Selective Service Draft Board regarding his client Rudolph Calderon, recently charged with carrying a gun into a Criminal Court. Herrera requests more information on Calderon being drafted out of another county.
Date: October 31, 1967
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Sterling Houston - March 1967]

Description: Letter from Sterling Houston to his mother. He writes to inform that he received money sent and sends word of updates in his professional career. His theater company is being threatened by the police to close down after producing a play about the Indian prime minister. Personal and family matters are discussed in the second page.
Date: March 1967
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections