Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is unprocessed. Materials have been place in series based on how the subjects were identified in their original boxes. These include Capital Punishment in Philadelphia newsletter (produced by Walker), reports, copies of legal briefs, clippings, Two scrapbooks titled “Delaware County Prisons”
Twenty-two scrapbooks of correspondence (circa 2,000 letters) of Josiah Woodward Leeds (1841-1908) with persons involved in the social reform movements of the late 19th century as well as tracts and clippings of articles and editorials written by Leeds and articles on topics of interest to him.
This collection surrounds the controversy around the trial and execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. The collection consists of numerous press releases after the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, article clippings and correspondence form various newspapers.
Elizabeth Gertrude Stern (1889-1954) was an author, educator, and social worker. Leon Thomas Stern (1887-1980) was a noted penologist and prison reformer. Materials in the collection reflect their careers and interests.