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Works Cited


  • Sutton, Charles. New York Tombs: its secrets and its mysteries. Montclair, N.J: Patterson Smith, 1973. Print.


  • Harold., Bloom,. Walt Whitman (Bloom’s Classic Critical Views). New York: Bloom’s Literary Criticism, 2007. Print.


  • Schappes, Morris U. Letters From The Tombs. New York: Schappes Defense Committee, 1941. Print.


  • Gilfoyle, Timothy J. “America’s Greatest Criminal Barracks: The Tombs and the Experience of Criminal Justice in New York City, 1838-1897.” Journal of Urban History 29.5 (2003): 525-54. Print.
  •  “In Terrible Condition.” The New York Times 9 Feb. 1887: 8. Print.


  • “New-York City News: The Poor Prisoners.” New York Times 08 Dec. 1872. Print.



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