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Buncombe Keeps Own Books on Its Criminals


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Abstract:
Beginning in 1915, Buncombe County established a record keeping system for every person convicted by the superior court. The convict's record, photo, and fingerprint are recorded and filed. By 1936, the number of files contained within the system topped 15,000.
Source:
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 3 Issue 5, Feb 1936, p4, por
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17384