The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection (1864-2011; three boxes) contains newspaper clippings concerning criminal justice in the state of Texas. The collection’s main focus is the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and includes many articles from the Huntsville Item and various other publications. The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection contains many Texas prison subjects including: death row, prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, escapes, convict labor, the prison rodeo, court cases, corruption, and female inmates.
The picture featured above is an article from the Huntsville Item concerning the possible ending of the Texas Prison Rodeo which was held in Huntsville, TX.
View a detailed finding aid of his collection at Sam Houston State University’s Archon page and see just what materials are in the collection.