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Albion State Training School Photographic Prints, Negatives, and Slides

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:
This series consists of about 255 color slides, 200 color and black-and-white prints, and 200 negatives. The images include exterior and interior shots, as well as inmate activities and facilities at Albion including religious services, classes (sewing, cooking, etc.), recreational activities, and medical care.
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0.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1940-1970
Series Number:
B1008

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of about 255 color slides, 200 color and black-and-white prints, and 200 negatives, including exterior and interior shots, documenting inmate activities and facilities at Albion such as religious services, classes (sewing, cooking, etc.), recreational activities, and medical care. Most prints range from 3.25" x 3.25" to 3.5" x 5". There are also about 15 black-and-white 8" x 10" prints, including one showing women inmates with their babies (1957); one showing Governor W. Averell Harriman signing legislation (1957); and two showing Lieutenant Governor Malcolm Wilson (1960).

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