Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1940-2020; Majority of material found within 1985-2018
Scope and Contents The Ray Hill Papers date from 1940 to 2020. The collection consists primarily of letters written to Hill (from prisoners held in Texas prisons) while he was host of The Prison Show that airs on 90.1 FM KPFT. Created by Hill, the show discusses prisoners rights and issues within the criminal justice system. There are also letters written to Hill from friends and family members of prisoners. These letters offer a look into the daily lives and treatment of prisoners. The collection also...
Scope and Contents The collection is organized in eleven series and housed in 6 boxes. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the material is the correspondence between the inmates and the organization. The series are organizational material, administrative documents, Goree unit TDC, correction system: laws & conditions, volunteer program, client services, Christmas projects, external correspondence, published information and photographic materials. Of special interest are inmate correspondence, program...