Saint Iscariot

The in and the out of our penal system [1909]

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– Illus. in: Puck, v. 66, no. 1703 (1909 October 20), centerfold.

– Summary: Illustration shows criminals on the left entering a prison labeled “Penitentiary” with a statue of “Justice” and on the right leaving the prison after serving their sentences and given papers labeled “Freedom” where they are confronted by a large hand above a city with a wall labeled “Ex-Convicts Not Wanted”. Includes text about the failure of the Penal System.

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