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[Funeral Program for James A. Christopher, May 24, 1976]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. James A. Christopher, died May 1976. The funeral was held May 24, 1976 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend S. H. James. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc. and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 24, 1976
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

Fred & Marie Swendsen Home

Description: Photograph of a single-story brick home in Danevang, Texas, belonging to Fred and Marie Swendsen. Photograph appears to have been taken from the right side of the front lawn, at a low angle, capturing neatly-trimmed grasses interrupted by a paved walkway that rounds a left corner to the front door. Two large trees tower over the house, and a third, mostly cropped out of the photograph, is seen on the rightmost side of the image. The house has several windows, different types of plants and flowers along the edge of the brick, and a light-colored shingle covering sloping roofs. A woman wearing a dress is seen in the distance bending over.
Date: May 1974
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Draft of speech by John J. Herrera - 1977-05-25]

Description: Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera given on May 25, 1977, at a benefit dance honoring Houston's Mexican-American judges hosted by Image De Houston, A National Organization Concerned with Government Employment for Hispanics.
Date: May 25, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Editor viewpoints: Needville is living in the past

Description: Letter to the editor in response to a story about a discriminatory sign posted at a business in Needville, Texas. John J. Herrera recounts his experiences with discrimination and the exclusion of Mexican Americans in Houston and around the state.
Date: May 31, 1974
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from OUED to Roy Barrera - May 30, 1979]

Description: Letter from a member of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED) to Assistant District Attorney Roy Barrera. As prosecutor in the trail of Webb Eugene Boyd, Mr. Barrera was responsible for charging two police officers with the voluntary manslaughter of Mr. Boyd. OUED is writing to congratulate the attorney's work, which they see as a stepping stone in relieving racist relations in San Antonio.
Date: May 30, 1979
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to KSAT Television - May 3, 1979]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to KSAT Television. He writes to complain to the television station about a Bugs Bunny cartoon that was aired in which various racial slurs were used towards Japanese people. He hopes the airing was a mistake and an oversight on the part of the television station.
Date: May 3, 1979
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Frank E. Tritico to John J. Herrera - 1974-05-16]

Description: Letter from Frank E. Tritico to John J. Herrera dated May 16, 1974, and printed on Sons of the Republic of Texas letterhead. The body of the letter describes a photograph from the San Jacinto Day ceremonies enclosed and includes a handwritten note that reads: "Get Doug active in SRT."
Date: May 16, 1974
Creator: Tritico, Frank E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc. to American Express - 1976-05-27]

Description: Letter from Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc. to American Express regarding a credit card issued at the request of Joe Benites. Included in the document is an envelope from Edward T. Burke to Manuel Gonzales postmarked June 29, 1976, as well as a copy of a handwritten note dated March 25, 1977.
Date: May 27, 1976
Creator: Bonilla, Read, Nutto, & Bonilla, Inc.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Thomas H. Routt to Angel Fraga - 1977-05-20]

Description: Letter from Judge Thomas H. Routt sent out to his previous supporters (this one address to attorney Angel Fraga) informing them of his campaign deficit and requesting each recipient donates $100. The letter is typed on paper headed by a logo reading: "Keep Judge Routt: A good judge...of character." John J. Herrera is listed as part of the Campaign Steering Committee. A handwritten note in the bottom-right corner reads: "Glad to help judge. Congrats on the promotion up! Judge Angel Fraga."
Date: May 20, 1977
Creator: Routt, Thomas H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Status Report: Steering Committee, May 1973]

Description: Handwritten minutes from the May 8, 1973 meeting of the Steering Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Discusses the chapter's plans to host a fashion show and luncheon.
Date: May 8, 1973
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Status Report: Steering Committee, May 1973]

Description: Handwritten minutes from the May 8, 1973 meeting of the Steering Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Discusses the chapter's plans to host a fashion show and luncheon.
Date: May 8, 1973
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thomas H. Routt to John J. Herrera - 1977-05-30]

Description: Letter from Judge Thomas H. Routt sent out to his previous supporters (this one address to John J. Herrera, who is also listed as part of the Campaign Steering Committee) informing them of his campaign deficit and requesting each recipient donates $100. The letter is typed on paper headed by a logo reading: "Keep Judge Routt: A good judge...of character."
Date: May 30, 1977
Creator: Routt, Thomas H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Western Area Newsletter, Volume 5, Number 4, May 1977

Description: The Western Area Newsletter is a quarterly publication of local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: May 1977
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Letter from the Federal Communications Commission to Mario Marcel Salas - May 16, 1979]

Description: Letter from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM). Only one page of their correspondence has been provided, however. From what remains available, it appears that the FCC was trying to distance itself from a disagreement that occurred between the BCMM and KAPE radio, in which the latter accused BCMM of "personal attacks."
Date: May 16, 1979
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to Unknown Publication - May 29, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), to an unidentified publication. It is written in response to a letter that was sent by "C.O." in which he proposed that mixed marriages be stopped. Mr. Salas hopes that such blatant racism will one day be eradicated.
Date: May 29, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections