continued to be active for some
time in Duval County. It should be noted that this movement was not peculiar to
Duval County. Similar parties existed in Webb and Zapata Counties and perhaps
In 1912, a significant event occurred in Duval County in
which three Anglos shut and killed three Mexican Americans outside the
courthouse. Many attribute this incident to the birth of the Parr machine.
were probably no longer
active, but the Conjunto La Suerte De Sam
recorded a corridor
“Una Injusticia En Duval”
relates the events of 1912 and attributed them to the Botas
is probably a stretch but the depiction of events is generally in keeping with
history and the song is entertaining.
The song is available from Amazon for 89¢
and it is well worth it. Thanks to Armando Gonzalez for putting me on to this corridor