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Author: Edward A Blackburn
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2006.
Series: Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series, no. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Heavily illustrated guide to the historic county jails of Texas. Edward A. Blackburn, Jr., takes readers to each of the 254 counties in the state, presenting brief histories of the counties and the structures that housed their criminals. He provides general information about the architecture and location of the buildings and, when possible, describes the present uses of those that have been decommissioned.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Blackburn
ISBN: 1585443085 9781585443086 1585444987 9781585444984
OCLC Number: 59756393
Description: xii, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series, no. 11.
Other Titles: Historic county jails of Texas
Responsibility: Edward A. Blackburn, Jr.
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"A handful of excellent books describe Texas public buildings in detail, but no authors heretofore have successfully produced an inventory of historic jails in all the state's 254 counties. Blackburn Read more...

 
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