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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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Forgotten is a very harsh word. It is a status that no one wants to achieve. Being forgotten can be prevented in many ways – none of them easy – but even if you come close to being forgotten on some day, in some place, some person will ask, “Who was that?”

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