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Henry Cohen, Lectures and Addresses About Prisons : Personal Account .

Author/Creator:
Cohen, Henry, 1863-1952, author.
Publication:
Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2017.
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1 online resource
Series:
Migration to new worlds.
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Description: Various papers recording the character of, and Cohen's involvement in, the Texas Prison, Prison Labour Committee and Texas Prison Board. He describes conditions in which convicts were kept, crimes for which they were tried and the reformatory stages such as after care.
Notes:
Henry Cohen was born April 7, 1863 in London England. In 1884 he was ordained a rabbi and led congregations in Kingston, Jamaica (1884-1885) and Woodville, Mississippi (1885-1888) before transferring to Galveston, Texas where he led the Temple B'nai Israel from 1888 to 1949. Cohen was influential in religious and social welfare activities in Texas; he was especially well-known for his work on hospitals, schools and immigration issues. A noted prison reformer, Cohen served on the Texas Prison Board. An authority on the Talmud, Cohen published a number of essays. He married Mollie Levy of Galveston and the couple had two children.
AMDigital Reference: 3M326, Box 1.
Description based on online resource (viewed on October 24, 2017).
Contributor:
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm), digitiser.
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Restricted for use by site license.