Wisconsin School for Girls Inmate Record Books: A Case Study of Redacted Digitization

@inproceedings{Farley2016WisconsinSF,
  title={Wisconsin School for Girls Inmate Record Books: A Case Study of Redacted Digitization},
  author={Laura M. Farley and Eric Willey},
  year={2016}
}
  • Laura M. Farley, Eric Willey
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Abstract The Wisconsin School for Girls collection housed in the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) archives contains a variety of documents from the institution's period of operation. Inmates who were admitted to the institution were predominately juvenile females at the time of the records' creation; because of this, the contents of the records are protected by Wisconsin state statutes, which mandate restricted access for patrons as well as limitations on the use of the information contained… CONTINUE READING

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