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  • Inside Sing Sing Prison and The Mutual Welfare League

    Inside Sing Sing Prison and The Mutual Welfare League

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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…

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Ray Hahn

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[elementor-template id=”3378″] Samplers vs Completists In a continuing debate – ongoing for nearly twenty years – one of my dearest postcard friends and I have wondered, “When collecting sets of postcards, which is better, being a “sampler” or being a “completist.” For the sake of debate, we define a sampler as someone who collects any […]

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