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[Agenda of the first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917]

Description: A flyer with the afternoon’s agenda - including video interviews, speeches, and awards - of first reunion de veteranos de la Revolucion Mexicana, 1910-1917. Mrs. Pancho Villa and three men who rode with Villa are interviewed in the videos, including Aurelio "Leo" Reynosa, Rafael Lorenzana Reyna, and Jesus M. Gonzalez. Included with the flyer is a souvenir bookmark from the reunion.
Date: August 30, 1987
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Angel Fraga to Tom Kreneck - 1987-06-01]

Description: Letter from Angel Z. Fraga to Dr. Tom Kreneck at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center dated June 1, 1987, on letterhead. The letter indicates that Fraga has forwarded a copy of a speech by John J. Herrera. The enclosed speech was given on June 22, 1975, at the first anniversary of the three Hispanic City Judges appointed by Mayor Hofheinz. The enclosure also includes copies of four photographs with captions of the event.
Date: June 1, 1987
Creator: Fraga, Angel Z.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck to Shirley Greenly Macias - 1987-04-13]

Description: Letter from Thomas H. Kreneck, Ph.D., of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center to Shirley Greenly Macias, Assistant Editor of the Texas Bar Journal. The letter, dated April 13, 1987, is printed on HMRC letterhead. Kreneck is communicating, on behalf of the Herrera family, the information needed to complete the memorial in the Texas Bar Journal.
Date: April 13, 1987
Creator: Kreneck, Thomas H.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Shirley Greenly Macias to the family of John J. Herrera - 1987-01-27]

Description: Letter from Shirley Green Macias, Assistant Editor of the Texas Bar Journal, to the family of John J. Herrera, printed on organization letterhead and dated January 27, 1987. The letter offers condolences on the death of John J. Herrera and asks for information so that a memorial can be published in the next issue of the journal. A self addressed stamped envelope is included for response.
Date: January 27, 1987
Creator: Macias, Shirley Greenly
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-11-17]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated November 17, 1986. The letter accompanied Documents No. VII A and VIII A, which had been omitted from a previous donation of Manuel Urbina's documents by his family. Urbina also sends Kreneck copies of photographs of the ceremony at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.
Date: November 17, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Manuel Urbina to Thomas H. Kreneck - 1986-10-31]

Description: Letter from Manuel Urbina, II, to Thomas H. Kreneck, Director of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, dated October 31, 1986. The letter accompanied seventeen documents and two folders containing information on the life and work on Reverend Manuel Urbina, of the Magnolia Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The donation to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center also includes a book written about Urbina by his widow, Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: October 31, 1986
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera

Description: Article, "Rites set for local Hispanic leader John Herrera", published in the Houston Chronicle on October 14, 1986. The article gives a brief obituary and list information regarding the memorial services for John J. Herrera. A photograph of John J. Herrera is included.
Date: October 14, 1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Rites Wednesday for John Herrera

Description: Newspaper article published in the Houston Post on October 14, 1986. The article, titled "Rites Wednesday for John Herrera", announces Herrera's recent passing, contains a brief obituary, and lists information regarding the memorial services.
Date: October 14, 1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for a tribute and benefit in honor of John J. Herrera - 1986-10-09]

Description: A program of a tribute and benefit honoring John J. Herrera held at Gabriel's on October 9, 1986. The front cover of the program has a photograph of John J. Herrera and the title, "Tribute al lic. John J. Herrera for a lifetime in defense of civil rights." The interior of the program lists the information for the event including planned entertainment, refreshments, and reservations.
Date: October 9, 1986
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Civil Rights activist Herrera to be honored

Description: An article published in the Houston Chronicle on October 4, 1986 and written by Maureen Bayless Balleza. The article, "Civil right activist Herrera to be honored", describes the life and career of John J. Herrera and lists information regarding a benefit to be held in his honor.
Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Balleza, Maureen Bayless
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter to Manuel Urbina from Sally Peck - 1985-10-08]

Description: Letter from Sally Peck, Director of Financial Development of the Greater Houston Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, to Manuel Urbina, II. Reverend Urbina had sent a donation of $246 to the American Red Cross form the Reverend Manuel Urbina Memorial Foundation, Inc. Peck thanks Urbina for the foundation's donation for the victims of the 1985 Mexico City Earthquake.
Date: October 8, 1985
Creator: Peck, Sally
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

Description: Draft of an article by John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on November 21, 1983. The article, titled "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", recounts Kennedy's trip to Houston and the brief time Herrera was able to spend with him. It also describes how Herrera and his family heard the news of Kennedy's assassination the following day.
Date: November 21, 1983
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville, October 1, 1981]

Description: Document detailing the terms of a loan agreement between Ray D. Hetrick and Richard and Patricia Darville. Hetrick will pay the Darville $1,600 over a period of 16 months, with no interest.
Date: October 1, 1981
Creator: Hetrick, Ray D.; Darville, Richard & Darville, Patricia
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Dedicación Biblioteca de la Iglesia Bautista Magnolia, Houston, Texas, en Conmemoración al Pastorado del Rev. Manuel Urbina

Description: Speech written by Irene Salce de Urbina, widow of Reverend Manuel Urbina, to be delivered at the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church, on November 27, 1980.
Date: November 27, 1980
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Program for the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church]

Description: Program for the dedication ceremony for Biblioteca at the Magnolia Baptist Church, on November 27, 1980. The Biblioteca was dedicated to Rev. Manuel Urbina, who had served at the Magnolia Baptist Church for many years. On the back of the program is a poem by Irene Salce de Urbina.
Date: November 27, 1980
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia to John J. Herrera - 1980-09-11]

Description: Letter from Dr. Hector P. Garcia congratulating John J. Herrera on being honored. Garcia praises Herrera for his accomplishments in defending Mexican-American civil rights and for his bravery in fighting discrimination. Garcia notes that he will not be able to attend the event in person.
Date: September 11, 1980
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas - 1980-08-29]

Description: Letter from Reverend P. F. Flores to Roberto Ornelas explaining that Flores will not be able to attend the "roasting" of John J. Herrera. Flores expresses his gratitude toward Herrera for devoting Herrera's time to help teach Mexican-American children that were boycotting a segregated school in Pearland.
Date: August 29, 1980
Creator: Flores, P. F.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Notice of Trial Date with envelope, American Express vs. LULAC - 1980-08-13]

Description: Notice of trial date sets the case of American Express vs. LULAC on the general docket of the 234th Judicial District of Texas on September 22, 1980. The notice is dated August 13, 1980, and lists Smith, Berg & Associates as attorneys for the plaintiff and John J. Herrera as attorney for the defense. The envelope is from Porto, Trueheart & Associates to John J. Herrera and sent via certified mail.
Date: August 13, 1980
Creator: Texas. District Court (234th Judicial District)
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library