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Title First available cell : desegregation of the Texas prison system / Chad R. Trulson and James W. Marquart ; foreword by Ben M. Crouch.
Imprint Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2009.

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 Main Stacks  HV9475.T4 T78 2009    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiii, 277 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps, photos ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Prisons -- Texas -- History.
Prison administration -- Texas -- History.
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Texas -- History.
Segregation -- Texas -- History.
Contents Broken barriers -- An institutional fault line -- 18,000 days -- The color line persists -- Cracks in the color line -- Full assault on the color line -- The color line breaks -- 7,000 days later -- Life in the first available cell -- The most unlikely place.
Other Author Marquart, James W. (James Walter), 1954-