Posts tagged "men"
Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness

Last July, a box of documents from the New York State Training School for Girls—intake forms, letters, photographs, and other administrative paperwork from the 1920s––was discovered by Lisa Durfee at...

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Hudson Correctional Facility, 1976 – Present

Hudson Correctional Facility, 1976 – Present

A year after the New York State Training School for Girls at Hudson was closed, the Hudson Correctional Facility took its place. Opened in October 1976 as a minimum-security (and later...

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The Delaney Report (1915): Overview

The Delaney Report (1915): Overview

On February 1, 1915, John H. Delaney, Commissioner of the New York Department of Efficiency and Economy (NYDEE), released a report roundly condemning the New York State Training School for...

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Doing No Harm

Doing No Harm

Peter Tenerowicz, a lifelong resident of Hudson, NY, worked as a corrections officer (prison guard) at the Hudson Correctional Facility between 1981 and 2008. He was interviewed by oral historian...

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