An illustration promoting the Cayuga Museum of History and Art exhibit Both Sides of the Wall: Auburn and Its Prison April 12 -Augist 31, 2003, graced posters and postcards distributed in advance. This NYCHS web presentation of John N. Miskell's study of the prison and seminary connection in Aurburn and correction history was timed to coincide with the exhibit and its promotion. [Image selection & caption by NYCHS webmaster]

John N. Miskell's Offering Hope, the Connection
between Auburn Theological Seminary & Auburn State Prison

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Second Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Prison Discipline Society, Boston, June 1, 1827, Published by Perkins and Marvin, Boston Massachusetts, 1829

John N. Miskell, Why Auburn? The Relationship Between Auburn and the Prison, Auburn, New York, 1991

Offering Hope, Connection Between Auburn Theological Seminary & Auburn State Prison ©1998 by John N. Miskell
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