A popular backdrop for numerous movies, Sing Sing, or "the Big House," has been a site of both controversy and reform. The history of Sing Sing dates back to 1825, when warden Elam Lynds brought one hundred inmates to begin construction of the prison "up the river" on the banks of the Hudson. The marble quarry that supplied the building material ...

Sing Sing Prison 2003, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738512068

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