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Manuscripts/7. Criminal Justice and Inmates

 Record Group Term
Identifier: Manuscripts/7

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bromfield Street Educational Foundation (collector) Prison Newsletter collection

 Collection
Identifier: M169
Overview This collection was originally part of the Bromfield Street Educational Foundation (BSEF) records. As part of its Prisoners Project efforts, the BSEF collected newsletters that were sent to them from various prisons and organizations located across the country and Canada.

Dates: 1972-1996

Coalition to Stop Institutional Violence records

 Collection
Identifier: M027
Overview The Coalition to Stop Institutional Violence was founded in Boston in 1975 in response to the proposed establishment of a "special unit for violent women" at Worcester State Hospital. Comprising ex-mental patients, mental health workers, and prisoner rights groups, the Coalition launched an extensive letter-writing campaign forcing the Department of Mental Health to hold public hearings on the need for the unit. Widespread opposition to the plan prevented the unit from ever opening. The...
Dates: 1972-1989 (bulk 1976-1981)