Posts tagged "NY"

Black History BEYOND BARS: Community Readings & Conversations, Feb. 26th & 27th in Hudson, NY

Marking Black History Month 2014, The Prison Public Memory Project and Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center are sponsoring community readings and conversations in partnership with the Hudson Area Library and Rev Coffeehouse. Join your...

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Russ Immarigeon receives fellowship from NY State Archives

Prison Public Memory Project contributor Russ Immarigeon was recently awarded a research fellowship from the New York State Archives in support of his ongoing research  into the history of New...

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Black Child Saving Along The Hudson – presentation by Geoff Ward, August 8th at the Hudson Area Library

Black Saving Along The Hudson: The New York Movement, 1930-1980 August 8th, 2013, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Hudson Area Library in Hudson, NY Please join the Prison Public Memory Project...

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Where is Margo Bake?

Where is Margo Bake?

According to this undated article from Newsday, a newspaper based in Long Island, NY, ‘Missing Person’ Margo Bake, ran away from the NYS Training School for Girls in 1949.  She...

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History, Art and Dialogue about Life in a Girls’ Prison, June 8th & 9th in Hudson, NY

Please join the Prison Public Memory Project and Historic Hudson for “IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK…” an exploration of life inside the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975) in...

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Delinquent Girls Need to Farm

Delinquent Girls Need to Farm

Fannie French Morse became Superintendent of the New York State Training School for Girls in 1923 and shortly thereafter she began stirring things up. Morse was an advocate of reform,...

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No place to go but up…

No place to go but up…

Thomas Tunney was Superintendent of the New York State Training School for Girls in Hudson, NY from 1964 to 1972.  He was 90 years old at the time oral historian...

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Photo & story share in Hudson, NY on November 18th

We are happy to announce our first grant from the New York Council for the Humanities to support the implementation of public engagement programming in Hudson, NY. The first event will...

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Name the Warden

Name the Warden

              Abraham “Abe” Novick, Superintendent of the NYS Training School For Girls, 1953 to 1963 Named as a Social Work Pioneer http://www.naswfoundation.org/pioneers/default.asp by the National...

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Press Release

:: For Immediate Release :: NEW PROJECT LAUNCHES VIRTUAL CENTER FOR PRISON MEMORIES AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, SHOWCASES WORK IN HUDSON, NY Hudson, NY –The Prison Public Memory Project, focused on...

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New York State Training School for Girls, 1904 – 1975

New York State Training School for Girls, 1904 – 1975

In 1904, when the New York House of Refuge for Women in Hudson, NY closed, the New York State Training School for Girls took its place to establish a separate...

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Who’s Punching the Clock?

Who’s Punching the Clock?

Hudson, NY resident Debra Gallo sent in this wonderful photo of some of the people who made up the maintenance crew at the Girls Training School in 1954. Problem is...

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