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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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There are words and phrases in our language which tug at our heartstrings. One such is the old expression about ships passing in the night. It is cherished because it conjures emotions that foster companionship without commitment. These powerful postcard images still evoke extraordinary feelings. Don’t just look; examine them!

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