A colorful history of the prison mirror, america's oldest continuously operated prison newspaper by kirstin fawcett january 2, 2018 photo. A summary of what happened to the prison population between 1993 and 2016 and the major factors contributing to the changes. Wyoming's first state prison was located in rawlins, wyo, and housed inmates “the history of the state of wyoming is right here,” says tina hill, site director at.
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