The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

9 results for ‘1971’ found

Indian Echo

(January 1971) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

Issue not yet coded.  Read More

The Echo – January 1972

(January 1971) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue is more of a newsletter than a paper, primarily containing discussion of the Jaycee administration. KEYWORDS: Jaycees Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This Christmas/New Year edition addresses problems with the RCMP and the part Canadian press plays in guarding civil liberties. Also included is an article suggesting a comprehensive reform of laws covering... Read More

This issue addresses the benefits of the Youth Speak program, the organization of the Bridge View Jaycees, and achieving unity with First Nations. Also included are articles on the necessity of day parole,... Read More

This issue discusses the success of the Youth Speak program, opinion pieces on being self-aware and the lack of understanding between the older and younger generations, and an editorial about the “heroin... Read More

Tarpaper – June 1971

(June 1971) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue of Tar Paper discusses how to write for a prison newspaper, the requirements for pre-release, and outlines projects of the United Native Club. Also included is an article on the United States... Read More

NOTE: Quality of original very poor. This issue describes the Inmate Committee, and includes an interview with the Superintendent of the Prison for Women, C.A.M. Edwards, regarding mandatory group therapy.... Read More

Advance – Autumn 1971

(Autumn 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains a number of articles debating the hiring of ex-convicts.  The newly-formed Inmate Committee, the new chaplain’s assistant, and the woman behind the Kingston Half-Way House and Drop-In... Read More

Advance – Spring 1971

(Spring 1971) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue features several articles involving community in-reach and also highlights Break Through, a publication put out by ex-convicts in the Hamilton area.  Other articles discuss the impact of incarceration... Read More