February 16, 2014
This advertisement for the L.S. Parker Shoe Company ran in the 1900 Illustrated Sketch Book and Directory of Jefferson City and Cole County.
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Landmark home belonged to Lester Parker, whose expert use of inmate labor eventually made him head of prison industries
Lester S. Parker was Missouri's first superintendent of prison-based industry. But he may better be remembered for his artistic works and service through First Baptist Church.
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