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Facility population research files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The series consists of monthly reports to the commissioner concerning facility population changes, inmate characteristics, and trends of the inmate population. Reports provide detailed statistical information about the state's inmate population and as such reflect a radical change in the racial characteristics and the criminal actions for which the inmates were incarcerated.
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Quantity:
2.3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1952-1984
Series Number:
19128

Arrangement

Arranged roughly by type of report/statistical category.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of various monthly reports to the commissioner concerning facility population changes, inmate characteristics, and trends of the inmate population. The reports provide detailed statistical information about the state's inmate population over a thirty-year span during which the inmate population radically changed, both in terms of racial characteristics and the criminal actions for which the inmates were incarcerated.

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