Photos, documents and ballad of the 1932 robbery and murder of George Silva, a prosperous twenty-two-year-old merchant and the well-respected son of a Lebanese father and Hispanic mother. Anglo con man Bill 'Governor' Smith, confessed perpetrator of this Depression-era hate crime, got off easy with a ten-year prison sentence.
Southwest Hispanic Research Institute
SW Hispanic Research Institute
Lamadrid, Enrique and David Garcia. "El Corrido de George Silva." (2005). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/shri_publications/57