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dc.coverage.temporal1950
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-06T20:21:27Z
dc.date.available2016-12-06T20:21:27Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10605/297855
dc.descriptionThe committee was formed by the Texas House of Representatives, 52nd legislature, to investigate organized crime activities including bootlegging and bribery in Texas during the early 1950s. Waggoner Carr, who was at the time the Lubbock County Attorney (1951) and a member of the Texas House of Representatives (1951-1960), served on this committee.
dc.descriptionThe Records contains correspondence, legal documents, testimonies, reports, and photographs relating to the Committee's investigations throughout the state of Texas, including West Texas, Galveston and Houston, and the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It bulks with testimony of witnesses (1951-1952). Of special interest are a report on Mickey Cohen and his associates containing photographs, news clippings, police reports, and a history of the Mafia containing a list of its prominent members. The final report of the committee deals with financial matters, findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the committee.
dc.descriptionThe Texas Crime Investigating Committee Records are organized by the following series: Assorted Materials (Correspondence, Reports, Subpoena's Testimony, a Final Report, and Soundscriber Discs); Photograph; Transcriptions; Special Reports.
dc.descriptionTexas Crime Investigation Committee Records, 1950-1953 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
dc.format.extent57 pdf pages.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email reference.swco@ttu.edu.
dc.subject.lcshBrook, Harry
dc.subject.lcshCohen, Mickey (Michael), 1913-1976
dc.subject.lcshFerrantello, Louis
dc.subject.lcshMaceo and Company (Galveston, Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshTexas Crime Investigating Committee
dc.subject.lcshTexas Liquor Control Board
dc.subject.lcshDallas (Tex.)--History
dc.subject.lcshElectra (Tex.)--History
dc.subject.lcshOdessa (Tex.)--History
dc.subject.lcshPotter County (Tex.)--History
dc.subject.lcshWichita Falls (Tex.)--History
dc.subject.lcshCrime--Texas
dc.subject.lcshCriminals--Texas
dc.subject.lcshMafia
dc.subject.lcshOrganized crime investigation--Texas
dc.titleFolder 7, History of the Mafia, June 1950.en_US
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