"Why Don't Women Reform?" - Nellie Bly - New York World

"Why Don't Women Reform?" - Nellie Bly - New York World

Nellie Bly Asks This Question of Police Court Prisoners; She Spends a Day at Jefferson Market Court and Jail

by: Nellie Bly | publication date: June 17, 1888 | Publication: New York World | pages: 13

"The courtroom was dark and and forbidding. On an elevated platform, inclosed by a high board partition, sat Judge Ford, a pleasant silver-haired man, who seemed to judge rightly the accused brought before him."

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