Phil Dwyer papers
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the collection consists of slides documenting both the external and internal architectural features of prisons throughout the United States. A small minority of the slides contain images of staff or inmates.
- Existence: Date acquired: 2010-11-05
- Dwyer, Stephen Philip, 1934- (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Phil Dwyer worked for twenty six years in the New Jersey prison system, beginning his career as an officer and working his way up to being the superintendent of the women's prison. During his career, Mr. Dwyer toured numerous state prisons throughout the country and documented his visits with slides.
.75 linear feet Item(s)
Language of Materials
The collection contains slides documenting both the external and internal architectural features of prisons throughout the United States. A small minority of the slides contain images of staff or inmates.
The collection is arranged into two series. Series 1: Slides Series 2: News clippings and additional materials
- Jay Trask
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