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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

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

[Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza - 1960-10-27]

Description: Letter from Edward A. Cazares to Joe Garza. Cazares asks Garza for his support for the Kennedy-Johnson ticket in his area. In this connection, Cazares has mailed 500 envelopes and letters written in Spanish to be mailed to the people in Garza's area.
Date: October 27, 1960
Creator: Cazares, Edward A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to John J. Herrera - 1960-11-22]

Description: Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr., Chairman, Viva-Kennedy Johnson Clubs to John J. Herrera congratulating Herrera for his dedication and participation in the election campaign for the Democratic Kennedy-Johnson ticket. Pena cautions that the pledges made prior to the election should be fulfilled.
Date: November 22, 1960
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-10-30]

Description: Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrer, handwritten in ink and dated October 30, 1961. The letter indicates that Marzola is awaiting Herrera's response and action regarding an incident of discrimination against the Latin American children at Columbus Elementary.
Date: October 30, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-17]

Description: Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera, handwritten in ink on lined paper and dated November 17, 1961. Marzola commends Herrera for the letter against Marley Giddens but defends Mrs. Clayton who Marzola says is innocent in the issues at Columbus Elementary School.
Date: November 17, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John A. Marzola to John J. Herrera - 1961-11-27]

Description: Letter from John Marzola to John J. Herrera, handwritten on lined paper and dated November 27, 1961. Marzola asks if Herrera will attend a meeting in Columbus, Texas, on December 3rd and informs him of the meeting that took place on November 19th. The envelope addressed to Herrera from Marzola is postmarked in Columbus, Texas, on November 27, 1961.
Date: November 27, 1961
Creator: Marzola, John A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. to Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations members - 1962-09-26]

Description: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations Chairman Albert A. Peña, Jr. addresses the organization's members in light of a recent editorial, a copy of which has been enclosed, which disparaged both Peña and the PASO organization. Peña urges members to attend an October meeting in San Antonio to make a solid showing of viability.
Date: September 26, 1962
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Pena, Jr. announcing PASO convention - 1962-02-02]

Description: Generic letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. announcing the first statewide convention of Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations to select candidates to endsorse. Peña invites any who have formed or intend to form a PASO group to attend. The letter is typed on County of Bexar letterhead.
Date: February 2, 1962
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A. C. Turner to Elsi Broussard - 1961-12-18]

Description: Letter from A. C. Turner, a member of the Board of Pardons and Paroles for Texas to Mrs. Elsi Broussard in reply to her petition for her son, Freddie M. Broussard, to have a parole hearing. Turner informs Mrs. Broussard that the Board will not review his case until May 1962 so that he can serve more time for his crime of "murder with malice."
Date: December 18, 1961
Creator: Turner, A. C.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A.D. Covin to George Carmack - 1962-02-24]

Description: Copy of a letter to George Carmack from A.D. Covin in response to an editorial in the Houston Press about a statement made by Robert Kennedy about Texas and its annexation. Covin claims that Kennedy's comments were critical of the expansionist policies of the United States, and not the annexation of Texas. Covin claims that the article is overlooking some historical facts (on which Kennedy's comments are based), namely that the United States instigated the Mexican War and forced Mexico to cede Texas to the United States in pursuit of Manifest Destiny.
Date: February 24, 1962
Creator: Covin, A.D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Robert A. Sartwelle to Sons of the Republic of Texas member - 1969]

Description: Letter from Robert A. Sartwelle, President of San Jacinto Chapter Sons of the Republic of Texas and printed on organizational letterhead. The body of the letter informs the recipient of the 133rd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto program to be held on April 21, 1969 and gives the details of the event.
Date: 1969
Creator: Sartwelle, Robert A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to William Ruben Lozano - 1961-05-18]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to William Ruben Lozano on behalf of Senator William "Bill" Blakley requesting Lozano's support of that candidate. The typed letter begins with "Dear Fellow Democrat"; a handwritten note after this adds "Oops!" In the bottom left corner, Herrera has written a personal note to Lozano that he hopes this letter finds him well.
Date: May 18, 1961
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[View Through a Scaffold of Danevang Lutheran Church Chapel During Remodeling]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church chapel under construction, as seen through a scaffold partially visible in the foreground of the picture. Another scaffold is placed against the altar wall in the background, which has been stripped down to drywall dotted with paint. A unidentified man who is not facing the camera is working at a saw horse on the right.
Date: 1968
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society