[Affidavit from Abraham Rios] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Affidavit from Abraham Rios]

Creator

  • Author: Rios, Abraham
    Creator Type: Personal

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Document signed by Abraham Rios that states he was confined at Harlem Prison Farm No. 1 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Rios had retained attorneys Ralph Estrada, A. L. Wirin, and John J. Herrera to prosecute a suit against the Texas Prison System and the State of Texas.
  • Physical Description: 2 p. ; 35 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - Hispanics
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Affidavits.
  • Keyword: statements
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Hispanic Americans.
  • Named Person: Estrada, Ralph
  • Named Person: Wirin, A. L.
  • Named Person: Herrera, John J.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas Prison System.
  • Keyword: cases
  • Keyword: lawsuits
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Discrimination against Hispanic Americans.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

  • Name: Texas Cultures Online
    Code: TCO
  • Name: John J. Herrera Papers
    Code: JJHP

Institution

  • Name: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
    Code: HMRC

Resource Type

  • Legal Document

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: HPLM_MSS160-b4-f02-25

Note

  • Display Note: Rios, Ben et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al, Prison Farm Segregation Case, 1955