150 Years in the Forefront
in 1995 by
THE WOMEN'S PRISON
ASSOCIATION & HOME,
110 Second Avenue, New York, N.Y.
This web reproduction is presented by New York Correction History Society with the permission of the Women's Prison Association & Home Inc., which retains all rights to its content, the design, text and images.
". . . for the amelioration of the condition of female prisoners, the improvement of prisons in respect to females and the rehabilitation of released women prisoners or those on probation or in danger of becoming delinquent."
-- Isaac T. Hopper, 1845
"Black Maria," the carriage used in carrying criminals from the New York City Courts and the Tombs to Blackwell's island and the House of detention. (Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York)
of Isaac T.
member for 70
of the Women's