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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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Music has been called the language of angels, but remember, for all the blessed angels there is an equal number of evil ones. Verdi’s opera, Aida, and Cindy Lauper’s Girl Just Wanna Have Fun are worlds apart, but there are postcards that connect them. Which is blessed and which is evil is the question.

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