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Great Meadow Prison Register of Aliens

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 one register documenting foreign born inmates incarcerated at Great Meadow Prison.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot, 1 volume
Inclusive Dates:
1911-1917
Series Number:
B2399

Arrangement

Chronological by date received.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of one register documenting foreign born inmates. Information given for each inmate commonly includes register number, name, age, color, place of nativity, date of arrival in United States, citizenship status, literacy ability, former trade or occupation, idle or unemployed when arrested, date received at Great Meadow, crime, sentence, date of sentence county of conviction, marital status and number of children. Information for residence of wife and information for previous convictions and incarcerations are occasionally given.

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