Minutes Book on the Eastern Penitentiary: Cell Block #2

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Title

Minutes Book on the Eastern Penitentiary: Cell Block #2

Subject

Prison reform, mass incarceration, prisoners rights

Description

This collection of minutes describes prisoners in cell block #2 by age, ethnicity, and other physical characteristics and it is through these descriptions that we can see the bias present in the officers of Eastern State and how this bias affected non-white prisoners.

Creator

Foulke, William Parker

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date

1845

Format

Manuscript

Files

IMG-1004.JPG

Citation

Foulke, William Parker, “Minutes Book on the Eastern Penitentiary: Cell Block #2,” Historical Resistance Collections in Greater Philadelphia, accessed July 11, 2020, http://resistance.pacscl.org/collections/items/show/78.

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