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[Letter from Thomas S. Berg on behalf of the Law Offices of Joseph A. Porto to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-12]

Description: Letter from Thomas S. Berg on behalf of the Law Offices of Joseph A. Porto to John J. Herrera regarding American Express vs. League of United Latin American Citizens and dated October 12, 1977.
Date: October 12, 1977
Creator: Berg, Thomas S. & Porto, Joseph A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Anne J. Higgins to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-18]

Description: Letter from Anne Higgins to John J. Herrera regarding William "Bill" F. S. Edwards, whom her daughter Shauna met at a restaurant. Edwards gave Herrera's name as a reference when Higgins and her husband expressed doubts as to his supposed credentials, including a number of prestigious universities attended and degrees awarded. Higgins doubts Edwards's future plans of becoming a cardio-vascular doctor due to his tendency to spend most of his time in restaurants, drinking coffee and smoking. Higgins includes a photograph of Edwards.
Date: October 18, 1977
Creator: Higgins, Anne J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Status Report: Services to Youth Committee - October 1977]

Description: Report of the Services to Youth Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for October 18, 1977. The committee has decided upon three projects to recommend to the chapter: 1) an awards program for middle school and high school students, 2) a scholarship program to provide a high school graduate with financial assistance and mentoring in college, and 3) a resource bank of knowledgeable community members.
Date: October 18, 1977
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Black Coalition on Mass Media Press Statement]

Description: Press statement released by the Black Coalition on Mass Media, a San Antonio civil rights organization with the intent to better how the mass media represents and interacts with the African-American community. The statement explains their basic purpose and goes on to specify a particular grievance with KAPE radio, which they see as exploitative and damaging.
Date: October 30, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to William B. Ray - October 12, 1974]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, chairman of the Black Coalition on Mass Media(BCMM), to William B. Ray of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The letter was sent as a formal complaint to the FCC after a local radio station in San Antonio - KAPE radio - refused to meet with the BCMM to discuss the disregard they had shown towards the African-American community.
Date: October 12, 1974
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Roberto R. Anguiano to Media Outlets - October 28, 1974]

Description: Letter from Roberto R. Anguiano, project coordinator at the Bilingual Bicultural Coalition on Mass Media. As an ally and close partner with the Black Coalition on Mass Media (BCMM), Anguiano has sent out a notice of an upcoming news conference held by the BCMM to discuss their reasons behind denying local San Antonio radio station - KAPE radio - a license renewal.
Date: October 28, 1974
Creator: Anguiano, Roberto R.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera - 1978-10-02]

Description: Letter from Ramiro Cavazos to John J. Herrera requesting Herrera's help. A second cousin of Cavazos's is being charged with possession of a firearm, to be tried in Galveston on October 11, 1978. The letter is handwritten on County of Hidalgo letterhead.
Date: October 2, 1978
Creator: Cavazos, Ramiro
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Speech to the Chicano law students of T.S.U.

Description: Speech to the Chicano law students of T.S.U., delivered by John J. Herrera on October 11, 1973. In the speech he relayes advice based on his experience and career and urges the students to be involved in their communities. This is a heavily edited version of this speech with notes and markings throughout.
Date: October 11, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
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Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Speech to the Chicano law students of T.S.U.

Description: Speech to the Chicano law students of T.S.U., delivered by John J. Herrera on October 11, 1973. In the speech he relayes advice based on his experience and career and urges the students to be involved in their communities. This is a heavily edited version of this speech with notes and markings throughout.
Date: October 11, 1973
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Western Area Newsletter, Volume 5, Number 1, October 1976

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. In this particular issue, pages from the newsletter are printed on the front side of each page. The last page of the newsletter is an excerpt of a San Francisco magazine announcing the retirement of a Links member. The back side of each page of the newsletter was used to record the minutes of an unrelated Links meeting.
Date: October 1976
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Malcolm D. McLean to John J. Herrera - 1977-10-04]

Description: Letter from Malcolm D. McLean, a professor of Spanish and history at the University of Texas at Arlington, offering John J. Herrera a chance to order McLean's upcoming book. McLean explains that he spoke with someone earlier in the month who was a descendent of Francisco Ruiz, who features in the book prominently, but neglected to note that man's name and address.
Date: October 4, 1977
Creator: McLean, Malcolm D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Status Report: Arts Committee - October 1967]

Description: Report about a fashion and art show sponsored by the Arts Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. on October 9, 1976. The process for planning the event and appointing tasks to members is described in detail.
Date: October 9, 1976
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Meeting - October 19, 1975]

Description: Handwritten minutes from the October 19, 1975 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Discusses the chapter's correspondence, treasury and budget reports, committee activities, changes to meeting dates and venues, plans for a reception, and other business.
Date: October 19, 1975
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Minutes for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Meeting - October 16, 1976]

Description: Handwritten minutes from the October 16, 1976 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Discusses the chapter's correspondence, treasury and budget reports, committee activities, plans for a fashion show and reception, and other business.
Date: October 16, 1976
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Links National Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 1, October 1975

Description: The Links National Newsletter is a publication of the national office of The Links, Inc., issued by the organization's president. It contains letters from the president as well as information about the national assembly, regional conferences, financial statements, the organizational charter and bylaws, officers and elections, service programs, chapter reports, and other activities of The Links, Inc.
Date: October 1975
Creator: Links, Inc.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to David Honig - October 20, 1975]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas, president of the Black Coalition on Mass Media, to David Honig, research analyst at the National Black Media Coalition. He is writing to ask for advice concerning an ongoing conflict with KAPE radio, a San Antonio radio station that was heavily criticized by the BCMM for its treatment of the African-American community.
Date: October 20, 1975
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Status Report: Services to Youth Committee - October 1973]

Description: Handwritten report of the Services to Youth Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for October 19, 1973. The chapter will initiate a program to identify and showcase the talents of local youth who are involved in the fine arts.
Date: October 19, 1973
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[El Concilio de la Raza press release - 1977-10-06]

Description: El Concilio de la Raza press release, October 6, 1977. The press release expresses the group's dissatisfaction with the verdict of negligent homicide in the case of Joe Campos Torres, a Vietnam veteran who was beaten and killed by five police officers.
Date: October 6, 1977
Creator: El Concilio de la Raza
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library