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Doctor's Examination

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Physician’s Examination of Convict, William B. Schwartz, Prisoner no. 5476; Inmate Case Files, U. S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1895-1931, Record Group 129; National Archives at Kansas City, Missouri.

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Fingerprints and Measurements

Fingerprints of William B. Schwartz, taken at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1906.

Body measurements and biographical information of William B. Schwartz, taken at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1906. 26 more words

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Mug Shots

Before Shot – Photograph presumably taken when William B. Schwartz arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1906.

After shot – Photograph of William B. Schwartz after he had been processed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1906. 24 more words

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Warrant to Marshal

Marshal’s Criminal Docket No. 4193
No. 6742
DISTRICT COURT U.S.
DISTRICT OF INDIANA
THE UNITED STATES
William B. Schwartz

Warrant to Marshal to Deliver Convict to… 275 more words

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West Virginia Penitentiary Visit: A Chilling Experience

Feel the chill of the prison walls.  Hear the stories of former prisoners. Walk the halls of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia, as cold sensations permeate the skin. 730 more words

Just Because

I’m waiting on the day when people walk free.

Free from the Penitentiary in their minds.

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Prisons and Recidivism

Today, the Vlog Brothers (Hank Green) posted a video about Mass Incarceration in the US. As the video shows, mass incarceration has been an abysmal policy failure. 79 more words

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