Racism, Political Power, and Texas Democratic Leaders, 1892-1952

When 2:00 PM Friday, March 3, 2023

Session Chair Rachel Gunter, Collin College

Presentations by Zachary Montz, "Convicts and the King Maker: Col. Edward M. House's "Crowd" and the Political Economy of Convict Lease," Sam Houston State University; Kristin Henze, "Rooting out the Reds: William P. Hobby, A. Mitchell Palmer, and the Suppression of the NAACP in Texas," Sam Houston State University; Aaron Hyams, "Democrats for Ike: Race, Civil Rights, and Realignment in the 1952 Election in Texas," Sam Houston State University