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The Tracings, Volume 17, Number 01, May 1999

Description: "The Tracings is published by the Society two times a year: May and November. Each issue contains research material and related Society information." The genealogical information may include generation charts, family histories, and lists of records (births, deaths, church records, etc.).
Date: May 1999
Creator: Anderson County Genealogical Society
Partner: Anderson County Genealogical Society

[Prisoner]

Description: Color postcard depicting a man in prison wearing a striped shirt with handcuffs on his wrists. Printed on the card, "Am not at liberty just now" handwritten on the front of the card, "and that's the truth too. If I was I would come to the show, but I 'ain't'."It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas, c/o P.C.C. It is postmarked Roxton, Tex on Oct 3, 1906.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Kraut Prisoners of War]

Description: Photograph of prisoners of war captured by First Lieutenant John Grimbal. The prisoners march down a road with an Army truck following behind.
Date: December 17, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letters from Citizens About Assassination]

Description: Three letters sent by citizens to the Dallas Police Department. The first letter is from a prisoner at the county jail who wishes to discuss delicate matters. The remaining letters are by Otto X. Dobnick. These letters are of an increasingly inflammatory nature.
Date: [1967-01..1967-02]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-13]

Description: Letter from George I. Sánchez to John J. Herrera, thanking Herrera for his participation in the Alianza Hispano-Americana-sponsored test of the prison farm segregation, and giving clues as how to prepare for arguments from the opposition.
Date: May 13, 1955
Creator: Sánchez, George Isidore, 1906-1972
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera - 1955-05-03]

Description: Letter from A.L. Wirin to John J. Herrera stating Wirin's satisfaction of the report of the discussions Ralph Guzman had with him in the matter of segregation of Latin Americans in the prisons in Texas. Wirin wishes to give the matter serious consideration.
Date: May 3, 1955
Creator: Wirin, A.L.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Guzman to John J. Herrera - 1955?-05-12]

Description: Letter from Ralph Guzman to John J. Herrera regarding some information that Guzman would like to discuss with John Herrera regarding a prison case. Guzman mentions that the firm's attorneys are preparing the groundwork for filing the case, and requests Herrera's help to obtain as many statements from plaintiffs as possible to show the system's policy of segregation of Hispanic American prisoners was present throughout the entire penal system.
Date: 1955?-05-12
Creator: Guzman, Ralph
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Dallas Journal, Volume 44, 1998

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 174.
Date: June 1998
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: June 1999
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 94, July 1990 - April, 1991

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 663.
Date: 1991
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages nine through thirteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Ben Rios, #129698. Ellis questioned Rios about Attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ben Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages four through eight]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Ramirez and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: Ellis. O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages fourteen through eighteen]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. The document was signed by Camarillo and notarized on July 13, 1955. Document of a voluntary statement from inmate Ernesto Longorio, #129700. Longorio stated that he did not give permission for his name to used in the segregation lawsuit against the Texas Prison System. The statement is signed and notarized on July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Latin American Segregation Suit, recording transcripts, pages one through three]

Description: Document certifying the transcripts from a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Abraham Rios, #129699. Rios claimed to have no knowledge of attorney John J. Herrera filing a suit against the Prison System. The document was signed by Rios and notarized July 13, 1955.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Plaintiffs' Answer to Defendants' Action to Dismiss Motion and Make a More Definite Statement, Ben Rios, et. al. vs O.B. Ellis, et. al.]

Description: Document from the plaintiffs' attorneys responding to the defendants' motion to dismiss. Attorneys did not object to dismissal and provided reasons for their decision. From the case Ben Rios, Mateo Camarillo, George Ramirez, Abraham Rios and Ernesto Langoria, vs. O. B. Ellis, as Manager of the Texas Prison System; French M. Robertson, Walter W. Cardwell, B. A. Stufflebeme, Rev. George Beto, Fred W. Shield, H. E. Treichler, H. H. Coffield, Warren S. Bellows and Henry S. Paulus, Members of the Prison Board; John Doe I through John Doe V, defendants.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Ralph Guzman to Ben C. Connally - 1955-08-12]

Description: Letter from Ralph Guzman to Ben C. Connally. Letter mentions visit to Harlem Prison Farm by John J. Herrera in April 1955. In re: Civil Action No. 9009, Rios et al v. Ellis et al.
Date: August 12, 1955
Creator: Guzman, Ralph
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and Mateo Camarillo]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and Mateo Camarillo, #129696. Ellis questioned Camarillo about attorney John Herrera and the pending lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Ellis questions Camarillo about his involvement in the segregation suit and his association with attorney John J. Herrera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez]

Description: Transcript copy of a recorded conversation between O. B. Ellis and George Ramirez. on July 5, 1955 between O. B. Ellis, General Manager of the Texas Prison System, and George Ramirez, #129694. Ellis questioned Ramirez about his involvement in the federal lawsuit filed against the Prison System. Document is to certify that the content is true and correct. Last page does not contain signature from Ramirez and is not notarized.
Date: July 13, 1955
Creator: Ellis, O. B.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Taking Prisoners]

Description: Photograph of soldiers marching German military prisoners, who hold their hands on their heads, down a street. Several pedestrians stand on either side of the column of prisoners and watch. There are buildings and trees in the left background.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Army Prisoners]

Description: Photograph of eight German Army prisoners, four of whom are wounded, sitting against a wall. One of them is laid out on a stretcher.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Prisoners Under Guard]

Description: Photograph of eight German Army prisoners under guard. A U.S. medic attends a wounded German lying on a stretcher.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum