The Men Behind the Bars or Lights and Shades of Prison Life: Methods of Reform Considered From a ... The Men Behind the Bars or Lights and Shades of Prison Life: Methods of Reform Considered From a ...

The Men Behind the Bars or Lights and Shades of Prison Life: Methods of Reform Considered From a Christian Standpoint. Along With Some Opinions of Distinguished Men and Woman, Who Have Made a Study of Criminal Life

Sanders, Rev. R.H.

Verlag: S.B. Shaw, 1903
Zustand: Acceptable Hardcover
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Fair Condition: Solid binding with exceptions: showing open, separated hinge at front and rear endpapers, front free endpaper loose from book with two small pieces missing, scattered finger soil, age toned paper, three pencil notations. Edges stained red show good color, top edges visibly soiled. Cover: brown cloth boards with silver tone stamped decorative text showing bumped corners and spine ends, some fraying at extremeties. No dustjacket. Used hardcover book of The Men Behind the Bars or Lights and Shades of Prison Life: Methods of Reform Considered from a Christian Standpoint along with Some Opinions of Distinguished Men and Women Who Have Made a Study of Criminal Life by Rev. Reuben Haines Sanders, for forty years a minister of the North West Indian Conference now of LaPorte, Indiana. 15 black and white (grainy in appearance) photographic plates of prisoners, prison life, and prison facilities from Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, and frontispiece. Contents: 1 The men behind the bars, who they are, and why they went there; 2 How the prisoner is received, and how initiated into prison life; 3 The indeterminate sentence; 4 The parole law, and its workings; 5 Going back to prison and why; 6 Methods employed for the reformation of prisoners, under the indeterminate sentence, along with some suggestions offered; 7 Home, and its influence on the future of the child (pencil notation indicating prisoner surname Hinshaw); 8 The boy convict's story by permission of the author, Will Carleton; 9 How, under trying circumstances, we may influence others for good written for this book by a life convict (pencil notation indicating prisoner surname Hinshaw); 10 How I became a convict by a convict; 11 A night in a murderer's cell: his last night on earth; 12 A convict's burial; 13 A mother's love and prayer; 14 A day of strange contrasts by J.M. Buckley, D.D.; 15 Mrs. Ellen Johnson's last report, before the National Prison Congress by Permission; 16 The National Prison Congress by Chaplain D.J. Starr, D.D.; 17 The Model Prison by David D. Thompson, editor, Northwestern Christian Advocate. 18 Prison reform by Rev. G.W. Switzer, D.D.; 19 Prison problems, gathered here and there, Christian responsibilities regarding crime; 20 Illustrative incidents: At the Prison Gate (Mrs. Annie Preston), A Gift and What Came From It (Evangelist J.P. Kain), The Old Minstrel's Mother's Home, How to Handle Bad Boys (Mrs. Ida M. Overmeyer), Ex Convict in China (Mr. Shideler), Heaven at Any Price (Mrs. S.B. Shaw) and Others; 21 Specific reform methods; 22 Deliverance for the Captives by S.B. Shaw; 23 Concluding words. Chicago IL: S[olomon].B[enjamin]. Shaw, Publishers, 1903. 316 pages. 5.25 x 8 inches, 21 cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 011758

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Titel: The Men Behind the Bars or Lights and Shades...

Verlag: S.B. Shaw

Erscheinungsdatum: 1903

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Acceptable

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

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