The Resource Portsmouth Naval Prison, Katy Kramer, (electronic resource)

Portsmouth Naval Prison, Katy Kramer, (electronic resource)

Label
Portsmouth Naval Prison
Title
Portsmouth Naval Prison
Statement of responsibility
Katy Kramer
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Portsmouth Naval Prison, now vacant, sits at the far end of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Seavey Island on the Maine and New Hampshire border. For over a century, "the Castle" or "the Rock," with its deceptively appealing exterior, has kept both visitors and New Hampshire residents in its thrall. Since its opening in 1908 to its decommissioning in 1974 and into the present day, myth and lore have surrounded this iconic building. For the 66 years it functioned, any prisoner who escaped was brought back dead or alive-or so it has been said. Only adding to the prison's mystique is its history of reform; particularly successful were the wartime restoration and rehabilitation programs. Although the prison's fearsome reputation is cemented in Darryl Ponicsan's The Last Detail, Portsmouth was a forerunner in many ways. Routine inside often reflected the latest advancements in the field. Yet, designed or deserved, the prison's legacy remains an intriguing mix of dread and redemption
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Midwest
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Kramer, Katy
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of America
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  • Portsmouth Naval Prison (Prison : Kittery, Me.)
  • Prisons
  • Electronic books
  • Kittery (Me.)
  • Portsmouth (N.H.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Portsmouth Naval Prison, Katy Kramer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11675771
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11675771
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11675771
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Portsmouth Naval Prison, Katy Kramer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11675771
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11675771
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11675771
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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