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36 Document(s) [ Subject: Prison farms ]

Committee: Joint State Penitentiaries and the Farm System, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Committee report on investigation of penitentiaries.
Subjects: Inmate health | Inmate sexual assaults | Prison farms | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 50th Leg. R.S. 3343 (1947)
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 303 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the operation of state penitentiaries and the prison farm system. *
Committee: House Prison System (Prison Guard Shortage), Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of committee appointed to investigate conditions in the state penitentiary system
Subjects: Correctional officer salaries | Correctional officer shortages | Prison escapes | Prison farms |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 48th Leg. R.S. 1720 (1943)
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 146 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the shortage of prison guards *
Committee: House Inspection of Prison System, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: An inspection of the state prison system of Texas.
Subjects: Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: L1836.43 IN7
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View report [12 pages  File size: 630 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inspect the State Prison System of Texas and report findings. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries
Title: Visit Penitentiary System
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 42nd Leg., R.S., 1031 (1931)
Session: 42nd R.S. (1931)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 237 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiary farms in South Texas and also walls at Huntsville and nearby farms. *
Committee:   Prison Centralization Commission
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Texas Prison Centralization Commission
Subjects: Prison construction | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: P3100.8 R299 1929
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [40 pages  File size: 3,560 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Evaluate existing Texas prison system, survey available state lands and other available lands for location of a centralized system. *
Supporting documents
Committee:   Prison Centralization Commission
Title: Report - Governor
Library Catalog Title: Proclamation of the Governor
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 4th C.S. 1 (1930)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 161 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Penitentiary Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison reform | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 39th Leg., R.S., 870 (1925)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 458 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the conduct of the State penitentiary affairs, including treatment or mistreatment of the convicts. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Penitentiary Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison reform | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 39th Leg., R.S., 874 (1925)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 277 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the conduct of the State penitentiary affairs, including treatment or mistreatment of the convicts. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Transcript, testimony, and exhibits, February 4-20, 1925; Stenographic reports of Penitentiary Investigating Committee, Supplements to Senate Journal, February 27, March 7, 10, and 19, 1925
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.39 P378P
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View document [396 pages  File size: 201,626 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Relocating and Investigating Committee, Joint
Title: Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Relocating and Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 38th Leg., R.S. 1099 (1923)
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View report [7 pages  File size: 741 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To visit and inspect the proposed site or sites for the relocation of the penitentiary systems and to make regular visitation of the prison that is required by the Legislature. *
2. To make proper and necessary inquiry into the affairs of the penitentiary system. *
3. To report back their findings at the earliest possible moment to the Thirty-eighth Legislature. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Relocating and Investigating Committee, Joint
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Relocating and Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 38th Leg., R.S. 1102 (1923)
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 734 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To visit and inspect the proposed site or sites for the relocation of the penitentiary systems and to make regular visitation of the prison that is required by the Legislature. *
2. To make proper and necessary inquiry into the affairs of the penitentiary system. *
3. To report back their findings at the earliest possible moment to the Thirty-eighth Legislature. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Preliminary report
Library Catalog Title: Penitentiary Investigating Committee report
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., R.S. 1182 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 205 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Majority report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee of the Thirty-seventh Legislature
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 74 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [11 pages  File size: 658 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Minority report
Library Catalog Title: Minority report
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 82 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 67 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Senate Subcommittee No. 2 report
Library Catalog Title: Excerpts from the Report of Senate Subcommittee No. 2
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., R.S. 546 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 86 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Miscellaneous correspondence
Library Catalog Title: One "white elephant" tamed.
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 222 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 75 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Texas Prison Association correspondence
Library Catalog Title: Extending Appreciation
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 404 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 36 kb]
Committee: Joint Blue Ridge Farm Purchase, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Investigate Blue Ridge Farm.
Subjects: Prison farms |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 2nd C.S., 154 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [54 pages  File size: 3,445 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. (1) Investigate the advisability of the Prison Commission for and on behalf of the State exercising its said option for the purchase of said Blue Ridge Farm, and report to the Legislature the increased value of said land, if any, as resulting by reason of the discovery of oil on said Blue Ridge Farm.
2. (2) Investigate the manner, circumstances, and any and all other matters connected with and relating to the execution of the original option to purchase said lands by the Prison Commission from said Bassett Blakely, and any and all other agreements, contracts, or communications, by and between representatives of the State of Texas and said Bassett Blakely relating to the same, and the attempted cancellation and release of said option.
Committee: House Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit
Title: Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Inspect Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S. 604 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 287 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiaries and various state farms and determine the conditions there. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Inspect Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S., 659 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 143 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiaries and various state farms and determine the conditions there. *
Committee: Joint Central Investigating Committee
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report
Subjects: Agriculture, Texas Department of | Attorney General of Texas | Bachelor's degrees | Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas | Courts | Education Agency, Texas | General Land Office | Higher education | Highway Department, Texas State | Investment of public funds | Juvenile detention facilities | Legislative staff | Library & Archives Commission, Texas State | Office of the Governor | Prairie View A&M University | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Quarantines | Rabies | Railroad Commission of Texas | Sam Houston State University | Secretary of State, Texas | Southwest Texas State University | State agencies | State agency budgets | State land | State purchasing | Tarleton State University | Tax administration | Teacher training | Texas A&M University | Texas A&M University - Commerce | Texas Woman's University | Treasury Department, Texas State | University of North Texas at Denton | University of Texas at Austin | University of Texas at El Paso | University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston | Veterinary Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of | West Texas A&M University |
Library Call Number: L1836.35 In8r / H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., 4th C.S. 228 (1918)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [58 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To make a through investigation into the affairs of all departments of the state and every state institution. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prison Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Prison Farms
Subjects: Prison farms |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., R.S. 824 (1917)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 178 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit the penitentiary and State farms of this State where the State prisoners are confined and worked, for the purpose of inquiring into the treatment, management, and control of such prisoners and the penal institutions of this State and to make a report of the same back to the House.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Prison Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit State Prison Farms.
Subjects: Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 294 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [7 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit prison farms to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
Committee: Senate Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Senate committee investigating the affairs of the Prison System of Texas under simple resolutions nos. 39 and 41 of the Senate, First called session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature.
Subjects: Good-conduct time | Gubernatorial pardons | Huntsville State Prison | Parole | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison population | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.34 P938
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [23 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate business, financial, and commercial transactions of the Penitentiary system from January 1, 1913 to date.
Committee: House Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1001 (1913)
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,904 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the state penal institutions and investigate their conditions, management and operations. *
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiaries and State Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit the State Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 32nd Leg., R.S. 538 (1911)
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 456 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the physical condition of the State's penal institutions, State farms, contract farms and share farms.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part I: Final Report; Proceedings; and Audit, Examination and Methods Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [157 pages  File size: 7,691 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part II: Stenographer's Report of Evidence
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [530 pages  File size: 28,891 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part III: Subcommittee and Full Committee Reports; Index
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [352 pages  File size: 21,182 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 30th Leg., R.S. 1355 (1907)
Session: 30th R.S. (1907)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 194 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the State penitentiaries at Huntsville and at Rusk, all farms, State or otherwise, where State convicts are held and worked, the State reformatory at Gatesville, and the camp or detention farm for female convicts near Huntsville, Texas; the duty of said sub-committee shall be to diligently inquire into the methods of handling and treatment of convicts in all such institutions, the condition of State properties in connection therewith and all such other matters pertaining to same as may be deemed proper, and make report to this House with their recommendations upon informaiton obtained.
Committee: Senate Penitentiaries
Title: State Penitentiaries
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee report.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 26th Leg., R.S. (801)
Session: 26th R.S. (1899)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 368 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the state penitentiaries at Rusk and Huntsville, the State Reformatory, the State Farms, and as many private farms at which State convicts are employed, as said committee may deem necessary and make a report.
Committee: House Penitentiaries and Convict Farms, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Mentally ill inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 25th Leg., R.S. 741 (1897)
Session: 25th R.S. (1897)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 209 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the State Penitentiaries and convict farms and make a report. *
Committee: Senate Penitentiaries, Correction and Reformatory
Title: Reformatory
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Juvenile detention facilities | Juvenile justice system | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 25th Leg., R.S. 566 (1897)
Session: 25th R.S. (1897)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 267 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the Penitentiaries and the House of Correction and Reformatory and report the condition of the institutions with reference to the necessities for appropriation from the Legislature.
Committee: Senate Penitentiaries, Correction and Reformatory
Title: Penitentiaries
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Juvenile detention facilities | Juvenile justice system | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 25th Leg., R.S. 581 (1897)
Session: 25th R.S. (1897)
Online version: View report [3 pages  File size: 144 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the Penitentiaries and the House of Correction and Reformatory and report the condition of the institutions with reference to the necessities for appropriation from the Legislature.
Committee: Joint State Penitentiaries
Title: Visit to the State Penitentiaries
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Visiting Committee.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: LRL
Session: 20th R.S. (1887)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,930 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit and examine carefully the condition, management and operations of the penitentiaries, and make a report thereof to the Legislature.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries
Title: Majority and Minority Reports
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Convict lease system | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: LRL
Session: 19th R.S. (1885)
Online version: View report [15 pages  File size: 1,542 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit and examine carefully the condition, management and operations of the State penitentiaries, and make report therof to the Legislature, together with such suggestions and recommendations as they may deem fit and proper.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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