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[Carl and Curtis Jensen Working with a Tractor on Their Farm]

Description: Color photograph of two men, Curtis Jensen and Carl Jensen, working with a red tractor on their family farm. They are both wearing work clothes and matching hats. The man on the left is standing beside the tractor's rear. The man on the right is sitting in the seat of the tractor and is turned around toward the camera. In the background is a field of tilled earth.
Date: March 9, 1971
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Letters from John J. Herrera and Douglas M. Herrera - 1971]

Description: This document contains a letter from John J. Herrera to Douglas M. Herrera dated February 10, 1971, a letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mrs. John J. Herrera dated April 2, 1971, and a United States Postal Money Order receipt. The letter from John J. Herrera to his son, Douglas M. Herrera, describes a malpractice case on which he is working and describes the death of a friend, Charlie Everett. The letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his mother, Mrs. John J. Herrera, requests assistance on locating missing documents including his W-2 form and documents sent by Veterans Affairs for the G. I. Bill. The United States Postal Money Order receipt for $25 is dated February 10, 1971.
Date: February 10, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M. & Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Student National Coordinating Committee Pamphlet]

Description: Pamphlet provided by the Student National Coordinating Committee (S.N.C.C), a political and civil rights organization in San Antonio. Two blocks of text have been placed inside. The first, on the inside, is by Malcolm X, in which he compares the behaviors of some members of the African-American community to slaves in the American antebellum period using its specific, charged language. On the backside, a list of sixteen rules for members of the organization precede a portrait of H. Rap Brown.
Date: 1971
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ray Hardy to John J. Herrera - 1971-12-20]

Description: Letter from District Clerk Ray Hardy notifying John J. Herrera that a trial court was approved and filed with the clerk's office under Cause No. 155312 185th DC, State of Texas vs. Maria Perez. A handwritten note reads: "Brief Due 1-19-72."
Date: December 20, 1971
Creator: Hardy, Ray
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Carl Richardson and Mario Salas - May 31, 1971]

Description: Letter from Carlos Richardson and Mario Marcel Salas of the Student National Coordinating Committee to Bishop O. Eugene Slater and other members of the Christian community. They write to propose a number of possible philanthropic and charitable solutions that their churches may use to help San Antonio's impoverished residents. It includes the establishment of legal defense funds and transportation to those on welfare, among others.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: Richardson, Carlos & Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Arnold & Margaret Juhl Golden Wedding

Description: Copy negative of a group portrait taken for Arnold and Margaret Juhl's Golden Wedding celebration at the Danevang Community Hall. On the top row is Anna Michaelsen Skalisky, Rudolph Skalisky, Edythe Michaelsen, Hans Michaelsen, Vavie Michaelsen Skalisky, and Frank Skalisky. On the second row is Frank Witcher, Charles Corley, Christian Michaelsen, Arnold Juhl, Sophus Michaelsen, George Michaelsen, and Carl Michaelsen. Seated at the front of the group is Clara Michaelsen Witcher, Helena Michaelsen Corley, Clara Michaelsen, Margaret Michaelsen Juhl, Metha Starup Michaelsen, Helena Schaer Michaelsen, and Hilda Smith Michaelsen.
Date: January 25, 1971
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Graduation Exercises for John Foster Dulles High School, May 31, 1977]

Description: Graduation program for Dulles High School's Class of 1977 commencement held at Kempner Stadium in Sugar Land, TX, including the schedule, administrators, and list of graduates. Among the graduates is a Lisa Anne Herrera.
Date: May 31, 1971
Creator: John Foster Dulles High School (Sugar Land, Tex.)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Funeral Program for George Barber, August 13, 1971]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. George Barber, born February 11, 1912. The funeral was held Friday, August 13, 1971 at Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, officiated by B. T. Langham. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 13, 1971
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Final draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 42nd National Convention of LULAC - 1971-02-13]

Description: Final draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, Past President of League of United Latin American Citizens, to be given during National LULAC Week on February 13, 1971 at Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. In this speech celebrating the 42nd birth of LULAC, Herrera discusses this history of the organization and their successes in fighting "discrimination against the Latin-Americans of Mexican descent." Herrera intersperses his discussion of the history with personal stories. This copy of the speech appears to be the one that Herrera used to give the speech and includes the final minor edits he made prior to presenting his speech. On the back of the final page, Herrera made a handwritten list of English words and their Spanish equivalent.
Date: February 13, 1971
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Kenith L. Ballard to T. V. Learson - 1971-12-06]

Description: Letter from Kenith L. Ballard to T. V. Learson (and copied to Thomas J. Watson, Jr. and John J. Herrera) explaining what Ballard perceived as conspiracy and sabotage to exclude him from the special benefits opportunity for his retirement. Ballard attempted to change his retirement to an ongoing sick leave with a new retirement date set for December. Ballard concludes with the statement that future correspondence will be through his attorney, John J. Herrera.
Date: December 6, 1971
Creator: Ballard, Kenith L.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - October 19, 1971]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera and his wife Olivia from their son, Douglas M. Herrera. The postcard was mailed from Merida, Mexico to Houston, Texas and details the next portion of Douglas's journey and receipt of his father's telegram. The front image is of a hackney coach with "mestizas", two women standing in traditional dress in front of Saint John's Temple.
Date: October 19, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera for the 42nd National Convention of LULAC - 1971-02-13]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, Past President of League of United Latin American Citizens during National LULAC Week on February 13, 1971 at Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas. In this speech, celebrating the 42nd birth of LULAC, Herrera discusses the history of the organization and their successes in fighting "discrimination against the Latin-Americans of Mexican descent." Herrera intersperses his discussion of the history of LULAC with personal stories. This draft is heavily edited and shows Herrera's original ideas and improvements of his speech.
Date: February 13, 1971
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library