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As a follow-up to my last post on "A Foodie Look at Early Prison Food," I decided to find out more about food served in early American prisons. During... read more »
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 3, 1881 On this date in 1881, a mob of 5,000 shouting imprecations against the courts spent two hours breaking open the... read more »