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Capitalism and Convict Leasing in the American South: a Symposium

Identifier: UA 0432
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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the videorecordings of the symposium sessions, as well as a PDF copy of the event program, all of which are online at


  • 2019-04-12


Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

This symposium was hosted at Rice University on April 4, 2019, focused on capitalism and the convict leasing system in the American South. The lectures and panel discussion were given by activists and scholars who document and write on the continuing history and political and economic effects of the convict leasing system in America. It was organized by Dr. Caleb McDaniel and Dr. Lora Wildenthal, of the Department of History.


20 Gigabytes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred digitally via Dr. Caleb McDaniel and staff at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, where the symposium was held and recorded, 2019.


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Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA