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Posted on February 12, 2016 at 5:00 PM by Jason Ackermann
What is considered a crime, how severely that crime is punished, and the words used to define the crime all provide researchers an in-depth look at the cultural and social history of the time period. Issues of class and race are embedded in the text alongside the images and actions of real, ordinary individuals from our past.
Kansas State Industrial Reformatory – Escaped Men and Parole Violators - 1912 and 1914
Kansas State Penitentiary – Criminal X-Ray – 1915
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Tag(s): Photography, Law enforcement, Criminal Justice, Crime