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Whatever Happened to the Southern Chain Gang?: Reinventing the Road Prison in Sunbelt Florida

Vivien Miller

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter offers a critical evaluation of Florida’s post-1960s liberalizing corrections philosophy. Beginning with a devastating prison fire that killed thirty-eight prisoners in 1967, the chapter ... More


Engendering the Chain Gang Economy and the Domestic Carceral Sphere

Sarah Haley

in No Mercy Here: "Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627595
eISBN:
9781469627618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627595.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the transition from convict leasing to chain gangs, providing an analysis of how white female protection was a condition of possibility for the establishment of chain gangs in ... More


Prologue: Between Sound and Silence

Talitha L. LeFlouria

in Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622477
eISBN:
9781469623283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622477.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This prologue examines the main subjects of this book—a group of women who were sentenced to forced labor in Troup County, Georgia—focusing particularly on Robert Burns' exposé, I Am a Fugitive from ... More


“Chain Gang Special”/“Walk Right in Belmont”: Watts and Wilson Paramount 3019

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Wilmer Watts, Frank Wilson, “Chain Gang Special”, “Walk Right in Belmont”, cotton mills, Paramount Records, and Harry S. Charles


Convict Leasing, (Re)Production, and Gendered Racial Terror

Sarah Haley

in No Mercy Here: "Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627595
eISBN:
9781469627618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627595.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter uses a range of archival sources including clemency files, legislative investigations, medical records, and reports of corporal punishment to provide a detailed examination of the ... More


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