• Created Date
  • 1906
  • Publisher
  • Indiana Reformatory Printing Trade School
  • Description
  • Illustrated Souvenir of the Indiana Reformatory is a book describing the workings of the Indiana Reformatory in Clarksville, Indiana in July 1906. There was a school and library. There were many manufacturing businesses inside the prison including broom making, shirt making, painting, tailoring, carpentry, blacksmithing and more. This book was printed by the reformatory's print shop. The prison was in operation between 1847 and 1918 when a fir... more
    Illustrated Souvenir of the Indiana Reformatory is a book describing the workings of the Indiana Reformatory in Clarksville, Indiana in July 1906. There was a school and library. There were many manufacturing businesses inside the prison including broom making, shirt making, painting, tailoring, carpentry, blacksmithing and more. This book was printed by the reformatory's print shop. The prison was in operation between 1847 and 1918 when a fire destroyed much of the prison. The property was sold to Colgate Company in 1921. less