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Title
Telles family at the Sleepy Lagoon murder case acquittal
Contributor
Telles, Robert, 1924-1967 (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
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Description
Defendant Robert Telles, age 19, recieves kisses from family members Betty Telles and Josie Telles following his acquittal.
After the murder and assault convictions of 17 Mexican American youths in the Sleepy Lagoon murder case, the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee advocated for the defendants until the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the convictions as a miscarriage of justice.
Type
image
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.losAngelesDailyNews:36
uclamss_1387_b72_32252-4
ark:/13030/hb009n998t
Subject
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, 1942-1943
Hall of Justice (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Events
Legal
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California at Los Angeles

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