Byline: Nellie Bly; 1889-02-24; New York World; pages p9
Report: Jail Time Undercover
"The reasons for the undertaking which I describe below were: First, The World wanted to know how women - particularly innocent women - who fall into the hands of the police are treated by them, and second, what necessity, if any, there is for providing station-houses with matrons. . ."
Description:Bly gets herself arrested to experience life for a woman in jail.
Rights: Public domain.