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Danny Lyon, Texas Prison Rodeo, from Conversations with the Dead, 1967-1969, printed c.1980

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Texas Prison Museum

The Texas Prison museum: Interesting and often macabre look at the Texas prison system, including "Old Sparky"

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The now-retired "Old Sparky" electric chair on exhibit at the Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville. Ted Bundy is among 240 inmates executed in Florida's electric chair since 1924.

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The chaotic calf scramble at the Texas Prison Rodeo represents one of the first desegregated sporting events of the 1940s.

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