Letter from Georgia Prison Commissioner, 1931

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Title

Letter from Georgia Prison Commissioner, 1931

Subject

Chain-gangs, New Slavery, Muckraking, John L. Spivak, Southern prisons, 1930s, investigative journalism

Description

Signed letter to all prison wardens explaining Spivak's visit and investigation.

Creator

Vivian Stanely of The Prison Commission of Georgia

Date

October 20th, 1931

Language

en

Type

Text

Coverage

1930s, American South, Georgia

Format

image of typed letter, jpg

Publisher

unpublished

Rights

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Source

John L. Spivak Collection at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

Citation

Vivian Stanely of The Prison Commission of Georgia, “Letter from Georgia Prison Commissioner, 1931,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed September 25, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/90.

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