Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

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Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.

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1 newspaper clipping : ill. ; 46 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. June 20, 1952.

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  • El Tiempo
    Publisher Info: Spanish Weekly newspaper serving Harlingen, San Benito, Rio Hondo and La Feria, Texas
    Place of Publication: Harlingen, Texas

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Full page from the "El Tiempo" newspaper published in Harlingen, Texas, dated June 20, 1952, which features several articles about Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas, who was jailed on contempt charges when he wrote a letter to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission complaining that the court had been prejudiced in their decision to sentence Roberto Jiminez to a 10-year sentence.

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1 newspaper clipping : ill. ; 46 cm.

Notes

LULAC: John J. Herrera Correspondence and Documents as National President, June-December, 1952

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  • Tiempo, June 20, 1952, page 1

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  • Publication Title: Tiempo
  • Edition: June 20, 1952
  • Pages: 1-2

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  • [Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f17-28, ark:/67531/metapth250269
  • [Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f17-30, ark:/67531/metapth250272

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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 provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12] (Letter)

[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12]

Letter from Ricardo Molinez of LULAC Council Number 146 of McAllen, Texas, to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated July 13, 1952. Molinez congratulates Herrera on his recent election to LULAC National President. Molinez requests help in issue of Frank Ferree being held in contempt of court, includes a petition signed by citizens of Harlingen, Texas, addressed to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

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[Letter from Ricardo Martinez to John J. Herrera - 1952-07-12], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f17-28, ark:/67531/metapth250269

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27] (Letter)

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27]

Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank Ferree of Harlingen, Texas to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission in Austin, Texas, dated May 27, 1952. The letter addresses discriminatory decisions of attorneys during jury selection in the Texas courts when choosing between Latin American or Anglo jurors. The letter also relates details of judgment in court case against Roberto Jiminez in Brownsville, mentioning irregularities in jury selection and possible perjury of witnesses.

Relationship to this item: (References)

[Letter from Frank Ferree to the Texas Good Neighbor Commission - 1952-05-27], HPLM_MSS160-b5-f17-30, ark:/67531/metapth250272

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  • June 20, 1952

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  • Sept. 5, 2012, 6:20 a.m.

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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel, clipping, June 20, 1952; Harlingen, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth250246/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.