The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

338 results for ‘Views on Incarceration’ found

Catch 22

(September 12-18, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue includes Inmate Committee news, a sports section, and information on the Inmate Welfare Fund, UTAs/ETAs, and new rates of pay for prisoners. Keywords: United Native Club Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Transition

(April 1952) released from British Columbia Penitentiary

Included in this issue are articles about prisoner wages, how to utilize time in prison, segregation, and sportsmanship. Also included are sections on sports, books, and jokes. Keywords: Reform Program Coded... Read More

Mountain Echoes

(January/February 1963) released from Mountain Institution

This issue highlights a piece contributed by Warden John C. Burke of the Wisconsin State Prison. Also included in this issue are pieces about the CBC hosted concert and Inmate Variety Show at the prison,... Read More

The Bath Tymes

(December 1992) released from Bath Institution

This issue contains an interview with the Warden, a piece on banks, an article about Hawaii, a canteen item and price list, a sports section, and selections of poetry. Keywords: Warden Sam Brazeau, Bill... Read More

A.B.E. Newsletter

(June 1989) released from Stony Mountain Institution

This newsletter promotes literacy. Included is a section on the Ojibwe language, prisoner short fiction and poetry pieces, and a call for submissions of a school crest. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue contains articles about renovations at the prison, issues with double-bunking in cells, and a large section addressing concerns about sexual arousal assessments and hormonal profiles. Also included... Read More

KP Telescope v2(15)

(October 1951) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on whether or not prisoners are being “coddled”, justice, and how outsiders view the prison environment. Also included are sections on vocational training, a field... Read More

Pen-O-Rama

(October-December 1958) released from St-Vincent-de- Paul Institution

This Christmas issue of the Pen-O-Rama contains a number of prison-themed short fiction pieces, commentaries on Christmas in prison, an article on drawing and painting with oils, a section on playing chess,... Read More

The Frontenac Forum

(March 2005) released from Frontenac Institution

This issue includes a piece on Lent and Easter, a commentary on population increase, and a piece on older prisoners dying in prison. Keywords: John Howard Society, CSC, Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Off The Wall

(May 1988) released from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

This issue contains articles on the possible implementation of a Unit Management system, parole decisions, and one former prisoner’s discussion on how the penal system fails to rehabilitate prisoners.... Read More

Westmorland Whistle

(October 1993) released from Westmorland Institution

This issue contains an editorial about the importance of truth, articles on the elimination of the prisoner vote, the focus of American television on violent crime stories, and plans for where to house... Read More

The Prison Review

(June 1982) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue includes pieces on prisoner rights, Prisoners’ Justice Day, guard problems at Millhaven, humour pieces, and poetry. Keywords: The Canadian Rights and Liberties Federation, Federal Human... Read More

This issue contains articles on HIV/AIDS, politics, and power as a form of violence. Also included are short fiction pieces and poetry. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

K.P. Telescope

(November 1956) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue includes an editorial on “humane” capital punishment, a case for probation in Canada, a look inside Kingston Prison, and a piece on repairing toys in prison. Also included are articles... Read More

K.P. Telescope

(February 1959) released from Kingston Penitentiary

This issue contains an article about the critiques of the Habitual Criminal Act, a piece on rehabilitation by Dorothy W. Scheer (Queen of the Penal Press), an article about Christmas release by a British... Read More