Prisoners and prisons
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0859
Scope and Contents This collection contains a one-page typewritten biographical sketch of Alexander Lydy written by his granddaughter, Dorothy Schroeder, circa 1966. Besides basic biographical information, Schroeder mentions some of the battles that Lydy was involved in while serving in the Union army during the Civil War and his experience with the "Providence Spring" at Andersonville Prison in Georgia.
Collection — Folder S425
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied pamphlet from Calvin Stratton Engle in Winchester, Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1865 regarding his experiences as a prisoner of war in southern prison camps and a photocopied listing of men with Civil War or World War I military or naval service who have been getting mail from the Union City, Indiana Post Office .
Collection — Folder S1493
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of War Department records regarding Camp Morton at Indianapolis, Indiana. Ranging from 1862 to 1865, the copied records include inspection reports, post general and special orders, and correspondence regarding the prisoners and conditions at the camp. The collection also includes four typewritten pages of annotated notes regarding the copied records. Correspondents include Dr. John S. Bobbs, Joseph B. Brown, Henry C. Carrington, John M. Cuyler, James...
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of contemporary copies of Stephenson’s prison correspondence, made for Indiana State Prison Warden Walter Daly (1925-1933). Included is Stephenson’s correspondence with his attorneys, supporters, and family regarding his attempts to gain release, prison conditions, Ku Klux Klan, Indiana politics, and personal business. Also part of the collection are letters to Warden Daly regarding Stephenson, letters to and from Stephenson that were retained by prison...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Dana L. Blank, conducted by Susan Bell for the Indiana State Library on October 19,1973. Blank discusses her philosophy on recreation and corrections, the recreation programs she instituted at the Indiana Girls’ School, and the co-recreational activities with the Rockville Training Center and the Henryville Boy’s School.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of work diaries of an unidentified jail matron in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana during the years 1935-1938. The matron’s responsibilities primarily involved relief assistance to the poor in Muncie, rather than work with jail inmates. The diaries detail the amount of relief given each day and name who received the aid.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript and 2 reel-to-reel audiotapes from 3 interviews with Dorothy Gardner, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library, on August 19, 1974 and February 16-17, 1977. Gardner discusses her experiences with the Indiana Woman’s Prison, as well as the changes she made to the prison and her various roles in the state government. She also discussed her family, mainly her children and grandchildren, visiting her at the prison.
Collection — Folder S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence of Socialist Party Executive Secretary Otto Branstertter, with and regarding Debs during 1920–1923, including letters regarding amnesty for Debs and other people imprisoned for their opposition to World War 1, as well as letters regarding Socialist Party politics and Debs role in the party following his release from prison. Also included are Debs’ writings on the labor movement, his essay on Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1922), statements of Debs...
Collection — Folder S0518
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H....