The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

C.B. Diamond – May 1956 - May 1956

Release description:

This issue of the C.B. Diamond concentrates on themes of hope, reform, and rehabilitation. Noteworthy pieces include articles on optimism versus pessimism, arguments for segregation of inmates, financial support for released prisoners, and prisoners’ opinions on changes to be made to the “remission service.” There is an outline of all of the vocational departments in the prison, as well as an article promoting prisoner cleanliness in the form of showers, a personal story of cheque fraud, and a commentary on how the world has started moving faster.

KEYWORDS: hope, parole, responsibility, segregation, cleanliness, sanitation, time, Board of Review, sports

Coded by: Kate Garrett