"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

Byline: Nellie Bly; 1888-06-17; New York World; pages 13

Report: Nellie Bly and Other Stunt Girls (and Boys) of the Late 1880s-Early 1900s

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"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."


Rights: Public domain.

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