Tag: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • A Portrait of an American City-Pittsfield, Massachusetts

    A Portrait of an American City-Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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    We present a portrait of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This is a look-back at a city with famous residents, a post office, a city hall, schools, museums, and churches – all the things that make a city. And, every city has some “lost history,” we’ll talk about that too.

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Bill Burton
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Forty miles north of New York City, “up the Hudson River,” Sing Sing Prison got a new warden in 1915. Thomas Mott Osborne ushered in a wave of penal reform. Out went the lockstep, in came (limited) prisoner self-governance. T. Fred Robbins, a nearby photographer and constable, was allowed to document many of the changes and he published postcards of his photos.

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