Correction Farm from the Inside Looking Out by Number Eighty

Warrensville, Ohio: Cooley Farms Print, [circa 1910?].

Price: $400.00

Softcover. First (and probably only) edition. Small octavo. [2], 18pp. printed in double columns. Wrappers. Lacks the pictorial wrappers, else near fine. First-hand account of life of an inmates life at the innovative reformatory at Cooley Farms, outside of Cleveland, written by an unidentified journalist who was serving a 30 day sentence, printed in the prison's print shop, which details the author's incarceration, noting the comparative advantages of the Cooley Farms system over the brutality of traditional prisons. Cooley Farms, the brainchild of Harris Reid Cooley, who served under Cleveland's Progressive mayor Tom Johnson. includes the Correction Farm (which included the prison and workhouse), a charity infirmary, a poorhouse, and a tuberculosis sanatorium. *OCLC* locates no copies, though a digital copy (which includes wrappers) of a copy at the Cleveland Public Library was located.

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Correction Farm from the Inside Looking Out by Number Eighty. NUMBER EIGHTY.