[Editorial from the Wharton Spectator by Mary Lee Shannon]

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Editorial article titled "Frankly speaking" written by the editor, Mary Lee Shannon, expressing her opinion on the "Mexican problem" in Wharton County.

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Shannon, Mary Lee October 14, 1949.

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Editorial article titled "Frankly speaking" written by the editor, Mary Lee Shannon, expressing her opinion on the "Mexican problem" in Wharton County.

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4 p. ; 36 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

This collection includes correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Herrera is best known for playing a pivotal role in key cases that desegregated schools and fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez and Gus C. Garcia to Frank A. Shannon - 1949-11-04] (Letter)

[Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez and Gus C. Garcia to Frank A. Shannon - 1949-11-04]

Letter from Jacob I. Rodriguez and Gus C. Garcia from LULAC replying to the editorial article written by Mary Lee Shannon and printed in the Wharton Spectator on October 14, 1949. Rodriguez and Garcia refute the conception of the "Mexican problem" stated in the letter. They state many misconceptions about the Mexican minorities, and the injustice done to them.

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Shannon, Mary Lee. [Editorial from the Wharton Spectator by Mary Lee Shannon], article, October 14, 1949; Wharton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth248891/: accessed January 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.