heads are unusual by today's standards, at least their wording is. “Color”
instead of race, “Parents” instead of next-of-kin, “Social Relations” instead
of marital status.
Life” seemed focused on destructive life style issues, principally alcohol
abuse. Most were put down as “bad” or “intemperate,” many as “good,” only a
few as “fair.”
|The book had
no addresses for inmates or parents. Such contact data must have been in
arrest records. Neither were there inmate ID numbers. With so few inmates at
any one time -- rarely more than 2 dozen, often fewer than a dozen -- ID
numbers were not viewed as necessary to keep track of them.