To link to this database use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/databases/american-prison-newspapers
Access to hundreds of periodicals published within prisons by incarcerated people from across the country. The collection represents penal institutions of all kinds, with special attention paid to women's-only institutions.
On March 24, 1800, Forlorn Hope became the first newspaper published within a prison by an incarcerated person. In the intervening 200 years, over 450 prison newspapers have been published from U.S. prisons. Some, like the Angolite and the San Quentin News, are still being published today.
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