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Read about the Home for Women, a reformatory for women aged 18 -31, and the State Prison for Women, which became the Taycheedah Correctional Institution.

A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed

Discover the story of a Ho-Chunk warrior who surrenders and is grieved at receiving a fair trial.

Historical Essay

Prisons in Wisconsin

Read a detailed history of prisons and other correctional facilities in Wisconsin. This article contains several links.

Historical Essay

Industrial School for Girls

Read about the Milwaukee Industrial School reform school, later the Wisconsin Industrial School for Girls and Oakhill Correctional Institution in Oregon

Read about the Wisconsin State Prison at Waupun, which opened in 1851 and housed men and women prisoners.
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