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Frank Ferree Multado y Sentenciado a 3 dias de Carcel

Description: 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.
Date: June 20, 1952

'Latinos' traits pamphlet blasted

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Brownsville Herald of Brownsville, Texas, dated March 11, 1952. The article is entitled "Latinos' Traits Pamphlet Blasted." The article covers discussions held at an assembly of Latin Americans at Mission, Texas, on the pamphlet published by the University of Texas, "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard. The assembly condemned the features of the pamphlet.
Date: March 11, 1952

[Letter from C. R. Tips to the Sons of the Republic of Texas members - 1952-08-30]

Description: Letter from C. R. Tips, President of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, typed on organization letterhead and dated August 30, 1952. The body of the letter describes the membership campaign and indicates copies of the "Texas Passport" enclosed. To the right of the body is an image of Mrs. Barclay Megarity who was appointed as Executive Secretary of the Sons of the Republic of Texas and includes an article that appeared in the Dallas Times Herald.
Date: August 30, 1952
Creator: Tips, C. R.

[Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1952-01-21]

Description: Letter from Ed Idar, Jr., to John J. Herrera, dated January 21, 1952. This is a cover letter for items sent under separate cover, copies of a report, most likely the study entitled "The Wetback in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas," written by Lyle Saunders and Olen E. Leonard, and a letter written to Judge J. T. Canales.
Date: January 21, 1952
Creator: Idar, Eduardo, Jr.

[Letter from Efrain G. Dominguez to John J. Herrera - 1952-12-02]

Description: Letter from Professor Efrain G. Dominguez, Consul Adscrito, Consul General's office of Mexico, San Antonio, Texas to John J. Herrera, LULAC National President, dated December 2, 1952. Dominguez writes to Herrera, who is scheduled to meet with the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce to discuss the blacklisting of Brazoria County by the Mexican government.
Date: December 2, 1952
Creator: Dominguez, Efrain G.

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

Description: 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.
Date: May 27, 1952
Creator: Ferree, Frank

[Letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante - 1952-01-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from Frank M. Pinedo to Richard Ante, President of the Houston LULAC Council Number 60, dated January 29, 1952. Pinedo writes a thank-you letter to the members of the Houston LULAC council for their support in his campaign to be elected Regional LULAC Governor of the Region of Texas. A copy of this letter was sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 29, 1952
Creator: Pinedo, Frank M.