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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 94

4. Clarissa Olds Keeler, The Crime of Crimes: Or The Convict System Unmasked (Washington, DC: Pentecostal Era Co., 1907). (29 p.)

Critique of the convict lease system in the South with a state-by-state analysis. This pamphlet contains five pen and ink drawings of convict labor, the largest being a depiction of a white convict being flogged with a bull whip.