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Cooper Describes Eastern Pen to Y's

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Title

Cooper Describes Eastern Pen to Y's

Subject

Dr. John A. Cooper, head of the Bureau of Education at Graterford Prison

Description

In the article, Dr. Cooper offers a description of the various prison types and differences between Graterford Penitentiary and its predecessor, Eastern State Penitentiary. Additionally, Dr. Cooper elaborates upon the construction of the prison, the inmates' role in the construction, and specific construction decisions that were made that have an impact on the inmate's physical space. Finally, he touches upon some of the educational opportunities inmates have at their disposal.

Creator

The Ursinus Weekly

Source

Ursinus College Digital Commons

Groff, Vernon; Yoder, Morris; and Wimer, William E., "The Ursinus Weekly, November 22, 1937" (1937). Ursinus Weekly Newspaper. 883. https://digitalcommons.ursinus.edu/weekly/883

Publisher

The Ursinus Weekly

Date

November 22, 1937

Format

PDF File

Language

English

Type

College Newspaper Article

Coverage

1937 - Montgomery County, PA

Text Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

The Ursinus Weekly November 22 1937.pdf

Citation

The Ursinus Weekly , “Cooper Describes Eastern Pen to Y's,” Omeka - Digital History at Ursinus, accessed July 14, 2024, https://omeka.ursinus.edu/items/show/1785.