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The life of a lawyer

Description: Speech in which John J. Herrera describes his experiences in upholding the laws of the United States and his career in the legal profession.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Page twenty-five of a document]

Description: Page 25 of a document, which covers change for the better - in educational and vocational opportunities, better housing and health for the Spanish speaking group. Document is incomplete.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

P.A.S.O. News

Description: Newsletter for the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations, PASO, announcing upcoming meeting dates and places and urging members to support PASO's endorsed candidates. PASO also recognize members' participation in election conventions and praise Dr. George Sanchez for endorsing their candidate Don Yarbrough despite normally opposing PASO.
Date: 1962
Creator: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Defending a drug abuse case

Description: First page of a draft of the speech "Defending a drug abuse case," wherein John J. Herrera describes some of the challenges he faced as a defense attorney for drug abuse cases in court. This is an incomplete version of this document, and it contains markings and corrections.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Defending a drug abuse case

Description: First page of a draft of the speech "Defending a drug abuse case", wherein John J. Herrera describes some of the challenges he faced as a defense attorney for drug abuse cases in court. He lectures on the pitfalls and consequences of drug addiction. The speech is directed at a Mexican American audience.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Herrera, a self made man

Description: Draft of the biography entitled "Herrera, a self made man" containing details about John J. Herrera's personal life, education, career, affiliations, and notable accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Frank A. Martinez to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-01-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Raoul A. Cortez, Regional Governor of Texas League of United Latin American Citizens in San Antonio, Texas, dated January 29, 1948 from Frank A. Martinez, Secretary of the San Angelo, Texas, LULAC. This is a request to charter or revive a LULAC organization in San Angelo, listing the proposed officers and members. The letter references a $5.00 charter fee that is included. Martinez also requests use of the previous LULAC organization's council number 29. This carbon copy was sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 29, 1948
Creator: Martinez, Frank A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Annotated information for obtaining a photo identification card]

Description: Notecard provides information regarding the location and required documents for obtaining a photo identification card. Two addresses and one phone number have been struck out by hand. On the back is a handwritten note: "COLLATAREHL [sic] TO POST / Post Texas Identification / BOND -> MEANS -> Gauranty [sic] pays your bond / TO-RELEASE Garantee [sic]"
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Department of Public Safety.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech on being a lawyer by John J. Herrera]

Description: Speech given by John J. Herrera discussing the challenges of being a Mexican-American lawyer in the Southwest. Herrera ends his speech on a hopeful note mentioning the meeting between President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States and President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of Mexico to affirm a mutual dedication to better understanding and trade relations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: 'Chicano' Is a part of the idiom

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Houston Chronicle in response to Mrs. Marta Daumas' letter published on August 9th criticizing the use of the word "Chicano". Herrera explains that this word, once part of the Mexican American slang, has now become an American language idiom. He and other Mexican-Americans, unlike Mexicans from Mexico, appreciate the appellation as a source of pride and recognition of their Mexican ancestry.
Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[New Year's card from A.R. Clark]

Description: Greeting card signed by A.R. Clark, undated. The exterior of the card is red on both sides with gold embossed lettering on the front that reads "Happy New Year". Printed on the interior of the card is "Wishing you the very best throughout the coming year". The handwritten note inside the card reads "To the greatest friend I have on this earth, Best wishes, Always, A.R. Clark".
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, A.R.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera, undated. In the speech, Herrera indicates that he was asked by Thomas Lanier to give the speech and to focus on "better understanding among the United States and Latin Americans."
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Minutes of a state convention of Latin American leaders]

Description: Minutes of the state convention of Latin American leaders creating a Texas pro human relations fund. Included in the minutes is: a listing of the State Executive Committee; a proclamation by Judge J. T. Canales, Temporary State Chairman; the minutes of the meeting held on July 29, 1951; an an address delivered by the Honorable Gus C. Garcia.
Date: July 29, 1951
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Speech on segregation of school children by Raoul A. Cortez]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of Raoul A. Cortez's comments on the the "decision in Federal Court which outlawed the practice of segregating school children of Mexican descent." Cortez, who had recently been elected President-General of the League of United Latin American Citizens, says that from now on Hispanic Americans will have an opportunity to become useful citizens and make contributions to society.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cortez, Raoul A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library