Waupun Historical Society

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Catalog Number 2001.0002.1086
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Prison Press Newspaper. Dated Tuesday, February 23 1886. The "Prison Press" was the first and only newspaper ever owned, edited and published by prisoners within the walls of a penitentiary. The paper was published weekly at the Wisconsin State Prison, Waupun.
Title Prison Press
Collection Waupun Historical Society