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[LULAC Convention Proclamation - 1948]

Description: Document printed by LULAC as a call for a convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens to be held in Austin, Texas on June 11, 12, and 13, 1948. This includes the provisions for numbers of delegates allowed to attend based on active members in good standing in each Council. Also required is Council dues and LULAC News subscriptions be paid in full. A handwritten note on the bottom of the page states: "Make your reservation at Driscoll Hotel."
Date: unknown
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Photograph of Rev. Dr. William F. Edwards]

Description: Photograph of Rev. Dr. William "Bill" F. S. Edwards, with the note "5'6" slight build." Below that is the name and address of Shauna Higgins; a return address label for James L. Higgins (same address as Shauna) is also attached to the back of the photo.
Date: October 1977
Creator: Higgins, Shauna
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - October 19, 1971]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera and his wife Olivia from their son, Douglas M. Herrera. The postcard was mailed from Merida, Mexico to Houston, Texas and details the next portion of Douglas's journey and receipt of his father's telegram. The front image is of a hackney coach with "mestizas", two women standing in traditional dress in front of Saint John's Temple.
Date: October 19, 1971
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Christmas postcard and calendar from The Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas]

Description: Christmas postcard sent by The Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas which includes a color illustration on the front of angels and a Christmas tree and a printed 1968 calendar on the reverse. The print on the reverse reads, "Todos por Dios Las Hermanas Dominicas de Santo Tomas de Aquino les desean una Feliz Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo, Av. Azcapotzalco No. 422, Mexico 16, D. F., Tel. 27-37-56"
Date: unknown
Creator: Dominican Sisters of Saint Thomas Aquinas
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from "Les Argentinos" to John J. Herrera]

Description: Undated postcard to John J. Herrera, signed "Les Argentinos", not postmarked. The handwritten note refers to a mutual acquaintance staying in Mexico who was recently ill. The color image on the front of the postcard shows a city with domed buildings surrounded by palm trees, identified on the back as G.P.O. and Garden, Bombay, India.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John M. Herrera]

Description: An undated postcard to John M. Herrera from his brother. The front of the postcard is a black and white image of a seated statue above the text, "Dios Viejo, c. 500, Old God, c. 500 A.D., Escultura de ceramica, Epoca Clasica, Cultura zapoteca, Museo Frissell de Arte Zapoteca, Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico". The back of the postcard is addressed to John M. Herrera and contains a message from Herrera's brother who is traveling and asks Herrera to write to him when he can.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13]

Description: Postcard from Tom Puente to John Herrera dated August 13, 1955 and postmarked Chicago, Illinois. The front of the postcard is a color illustration of a cowboy on a horse looking at at a woman walking away. The text above reads: "Reckon yer new in these parts Lady - ya oughta wear somethin' under them chaps!" The back of the postcard has the handwritten message, "Hello Johnnie, Sorry I didn't get to see you again while I was here in Houston. Hope to see you next year. Regards to all our friends for me. P.S. Rusty havn't wretten to me for a while, 1642 E 53rd St. Apt. 304, Tom Puente."
Date: August 13, 1955
Creator: Puente, Tom
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from El Rey Bonito to John J. Herrera]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from El Rey Bonito is postmarked Monterrey, Mexico. The image on the front of the card is a building that is identified on the reverse of the card as "Palacio de Gobierno. Monterrey, N.L., Mexico." The handwritten notes reads, "Greeting to you Mr. Herrera. Regards to Miss Hernandez Mr. Fielder y al abogados Pansas El Lic Tazzo el chofer d Welch Ortiz El Rey Bonito".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bonito, El Rey
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - February 14, 1966]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from Bernice, postmarked February 14, 1966, in El Paso, Texas. The front of the postcard features an image of a cavern with stalactites and stalagmites which is identified on the reverse of the card as Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. The handwritten note on the reverse of the card reads, "Hi, Last card left. Bernice".
Date: February 14, 1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1976-08-02]

Description: Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera. The image on the front of the postcard is a portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson from the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. Douglas is visiting Austin on business and stopped by the presidential library with his son Michael.
Date: August 2, 1976
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John Herrera - September 23, 1968]

Description: Postcard sent to John J. Herrera, Mike, and Shep in Houston, Texas from John's son, Douglas M. Herrera in Mexico. Text: "23 Sept 68, Dear Dad, Mike, Shep, San Luis is a pretty pace, muchas bonitas mujeres but I'm itching to get to la Ciudad D. F. So I'm catching the 11:30 A.M. bus out tomorrow so I can register for classes & begin the next day. Having a Corona on you all fellas. Wish me luck, I need it. DMH." The front of the postcard has images of four buildings in San Luis Potosi, identified on the reverse as Teatro de La Paz/La Paz Theatre, Plaza de los Fundadores/The Founders Square, La Caja del Agua/The Water Box, and Palacio de Gubierno/Government Palace.
Date: September 23, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Birth announcement and photograph]

Description: Photograph of a baby girl with dark hair, visible from the chest up. An accompanying page has two baby footprints and a lock of hair. Text in the upper-left corner says: "Name: Baby Girl Louvier, Weight: 6 lbs 15 oz, Date: 6-21-45 at 8:51 p.m."
Date: 1945-06~
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Terry Serna to John J. Herrera - 1962-07-16]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from Terry Serna that reads: "Hi Johnny! Still in the convention mood. Having a ball before returning to the grind! Terry Serna." The front of the postcard has the image of of a waterfall with people in the foreground. The image is identified on the back of the postcard as "Cascada La Cola De Caballo, Horsetail Falls near Monterrey. Monterrey, N. L., Mexico"
Date: July 13, 1962
Creator: Serna, Terry
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[August 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for the month of August 1971. Two days have Xs marked on them; another two have been annotated with "VAC." Image printed on the back of this page, "Chief Takes Toll," would have accompanied the view of the September 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[July 1971 calendar page]

Description: Calendar page for July 1971 with no added annotations. Image printed on the back of this page, "Herd Quitter," would have accompanied the view of the August 1971 calendar page. Calendar belonged to Kenith L. Ballard.
Date: 1971
Creator: Kemper Insurance
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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