Prison on Paper: Frances Jalet-Cruz and the Texas Prison Reform

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Title

Prison on Paper: Frances Jalet-Cruz and the Texas Prison Reform

Subject

Texas Prison Reform Movement
Frances Jalet-Cruz
Prison mistreatment
Texas Department of Corrections
CURE (Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants)

Description

Frances Jalet-Cruz represented Texas inmates in suits against the Texas prison system and became one of the central figures in the Texas prison reform movement during the late 1960's and 1970's. Her papers contain correspondence, legal documents, newspapers, clippings, and printed material, much of which relates to her clients, prison mistreatment, and the prison rights advocacy organization, CURE.

Creator

Frances Jalet-Cruz

Date

1966-1986

Language

English

Type

Correspondence, clippings, and printed materials

Rights

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Source

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Relation

Frances Jalet-Cruz Papers, 1966-1986, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin