1909 public laws – Ch. 832 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 832 AN ACT FOR THE SEPARATION OF WHITE AND COLORED PRISONERS IN THE STATE PENITENTIARY AND IN THE COUNTY JAILS AND CONVICT CAMPS DURING SLEEPING AND EATING HOURS. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That white and colored prisoners shall not be confined or shackled together in the same room of any. building or tent, either in the State penitentiary or at any State or county convict camp during the eating or sleeping hours, and at all other times the separation of the two races shall be as complete as practicable.

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