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Elmira Reformatory

A new era in corrections was born in Elmira, New York, on July, 24 1876, when thirty inmates were transferred from Auburn Prison to Elmira Reformatory. Elmira, the world's first adult reformatory for offenders ranging in age from sixteen to thirty, ...

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