Texas Talks: Prisoner Lease System

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Lectures, History/Genealogy

Age Group:

Young Adult, Adult
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Program Description


Dr. Teresa Jach from the Houston Community College will come in and talk about how the state leased prisoners for labor to various ranchers and farmers.  She will also talk about the graves found on the property purchased for a school for Fort Bend County ISD.