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A Look Back at Bayview

A Look Back at Bayview

The Prison Public Memory Project’s goal has been to focus on the history of prisons as a guide to contemplating the future. We began with our research and documentation of...

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Black History BEYOND BARS: Community Readings & Conversations, Feb. 26th & 27th in Hudson, NY

Marking Black History Month 2014, The Prison Public Memory Project and Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center are sponsoring community readings and conversations in partnership with the Hudson Area Library and Rev Coffeehouse. Join your...

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Prison Public Memory Project Gets Good Press in Hudson

We wanted to share the article that appeared in the Register Star newspaper about the Prison Public Memory Project. Thanks to reporter John Mason for writing this piece and letting others...

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Russ Immarigeon receives fellowship from NY State Archives

Prison Public Memory Project contributor Russ Immarigeon was recently awarded a research fellowship from the New York State Archives in support of his ongoing research  into the history of New...

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Geoff Ward’s Presentation

We wanted to share the article that appeared in the Register Star about our event at the Hudson Area Library featuring author/historian Geoff Ward: Black child-saving movement has had ups...

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Thank You To Our Summer Interns

We introduced them on our Facebook page and they have been working hard all summer. And before they return to their studies at Grinnell and Bard Colleges, we’d like to...

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Black Child Saving Along The Hudson – presentation by Geoff Ward

Black Child Saving Along The Hudson: The New York Movement, 1930-1980 August 8th, 2013, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Hudson Area Library in Hudson, NY Please join the Prison Public Memory...

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If These Walls Could Talk: Life in a Girls’ Prison

Please join the Prison Public Memory Project and Historic Hudson for “IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK…” an exploration of life inside the New York State Training School for Girls (1904-1975) in...

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Photo and story share in Hudson, NY on November 18th

We are happy to announce our first grant from the New York Council for the Humanities to support the implementation of public engagement programming in Hudson, NY—a photo and story share!...

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Press Release

:: For Immediate Release :: NEW PROJECT LAUNCHES VIRTUAL CENTER FOR PRISON MEMORIES AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, SHOWCASES WORK IN HUDSON, NY Hudson, NY –The Prison Public Memory Project, focused on...

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