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U.S. Penitentiaries

U.S. Penitentiaries

hearings before the United States House Committee on Expenditures in Department of Justice, Sixty-Second Congress, second session, on June 13-15, 17-19, 24, July 1, 1912

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prison administration -- United States,
  • Governmental investigations -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Committee Serial No. 17

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 829-1059 p
    Number of Pages1059
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15276319M

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penitentiaries in the South and West spiked—their inmate populations surpass By African Americans became the majority of inmates, replacing immigrants. Overcrowding, disease, and widespread abuse of convicts at the hands of both guards and fellow criminals plagued prisons and. The early U.S.

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Bureau of Prisons: Hearings before the Subcommittee on National Penitentiaries of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-second Congress, first session March 2 and 3, [United States.

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