Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Who’s Who of the Ohio Penitentiary: Pre-1923 Edition”
The Ohio Penitentiary saw many prisoners escorted into the confines of its stone walls with chains around their ankles, keeping them segregated from the rest of the world. The prison held those who committed crimes as petty as theft or as egregious as cold-blooded murder responsible for their deeds by making the guilty pay penance for their wrong-doings. The men, and women, who called this place “home” were not faceless beings but real people with interesting stories of their own. […]
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Who’s Who of the Ohio Penitentiary: Pre-1923 Edition
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