The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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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

Peer Health Newsletter

(December 2005) released from Fenbrook Institution

This newsletter contains mainly entertainment pieces, a sports section, and information about guest speakers, family socials, and other events. Coded by Kate Garrett  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

Catch 22

(November 7-13) released from Matsqui Institution

This short issue contains a calendar of upcoming events, updates on prison events and committees, information on the prison Christmas social, and information and rules regarding the upcoming prison open... Read More

Ferndale Flyer

(October 1991) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer includes updates on rules, regulations, and the inmate committee. Coded by Kate Garrett  Read More

Catch 22

(January 18-24, 1980) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains an update from the Inmate Committee, a list of scholarships and awards available for application, and a letter of acknowledgment from the Solicitor General to prisoners graduating from... 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

Ferndale Flyer

(April 6 1990) released from Ferndale Institution

This flyer contains information and reminders for prisoners of rules and activities occurring at the prison, such as trades courses. Coded by Kate Garrett  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

Olympiad News

(Spring 1984) released from Collins Bay Institution

This issue is solely about the Collins Bay prison’s and prisoners’ work with the Exceptional People’s Olympiad. Coded by Kate Garrett  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