Crime and Punishment in Eastern Pennsylvania, 1903–18, Part 2

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Bobby Wintermute


The first half of this article (Pennsylvania History, Summer 2017) studied the nature of crime and criminology in early twentieth-century Pennsylvania. In this follow-up, Eastern State Penitentiary reforms and advocacy for prisoners fighting in World War I are examined, along with the efforts of Progressive Era penologist Warden Robert J. McKenty.

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