Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925

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Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925 - Brown, Gary

For fifty years prison inmates in Texas were leased out to railroads, coalmines, farm plantations, and sawmill crews with terrible incidences of brutality, cruelty, injury, and death to the prisoners. They were forced to produce daily work quotas of seven tons of coal, threehundred pounds of cotton, or one and one-half cords of wood. They were ... Read More

Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925 2002, Republic of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781556229312

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