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New York State Archives
This series contains correspondence, typed and printed reports, articles, notes, and federal and state documents concerning the prison contract labor system for the manufacture of shoes and shirts in various states, the U.S. as a whole, and other countries -- The series contains: letters comparing prison labor to free labor in the shoe industry; answers to questionnaires sent to prisons outside New York State, providing information on number of convicts involved in contract labor, productivity, receipts from prison labor, and convicts' earnings; copies of contracts between manufacturers and prisons; extracts from editorials and statements by public figures; letters to unions and manufacturers urging support for legislation to end the contract prison labor system; reports and notes on contract prison labor policy in various states and individual institutions, and on proposed legislation; reports on hearings before U.S. House and Senate subcommittees, some with transcripts of testimony, ... Read More
New York State Archives
This accession consists of approximately 1,600 inmate case files relating to inmates confined at Clinton Prison from approximately 1930 to 1956. The case files relate to inmates with consecutive numbers between #16755 and #27620
New York State Archives
Containing detailed amounts of payment due inmates for services rendered in Institution Maintenance
New York State Archives
Request for change in purchase order and reason for change
New York State Archives
A bound volume of carbon copies of reports details money sent to prison inmates from outsiders -- The reports, compiled by the correspondence clerk of Auburn, contain the date compiled, inmate number, name, name of sender and amount, and the date deposited
New York State Archives
On November 28, 1797, the first State prison opened in New York City. While the official name of the new prison was the State Prison of the City of New York, it was commonly known as Newgate Prison -- The prison was authorized by the Legislature in 1796 (Chapter 30). This legislation also called for another prison to be built at Albany, but this second prison was never built. A board of inspectors and the justices of the State Supreme Court had general authority over Newgate Prison. In addition, several New York City officials and the State's attorney general also had a role in the prison's internal management. The prison was administered by an agent (similar to a warden) and a principal keeper. Thomas Eddy, chief proponent of the prison's establishment, was the first agent
New York State Archives
This accession consists of approximately 7,000 inmate case files relating to inmates confined at the New York State Institution for Male Defective Delinquents at Napanoch from 1921 through 1956. The case files relate to inmates with inmate numbers between #1 and #7893. Many of the Napanoch inmates were transferred from other institutions within the corrections system. The case files, therefore, contain many records from these institutions that were transferred to Napanoch with the inmate