The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

C.B. Diamond – November 1958 - November 1958

Release description:

This issue of C.B. Diamond includes an article written by Erle Stanley Gardner in support of the penal press. The issue also contains pieces regarding reforming the prisoner rather than the prison, the functions of the Canadian Legion and the Poppy Campaign, an outline of the prison library and education available to prisoners, and an outline of the Alcoholics Anonymous program. Also of note are articles about the importance of “hobbycraft” and a personal account of serving time.

KEYWORDS: reformation, training, education, charity, biography, alcoholism, hobbies, handicraft, Erle Stanley Gardner, Canadian Legion, Poppy Campaign, Alcoholics Anonymous

Coded by: Kate Garrett