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Appendix E: Summary of Reduction in Bulk

Phase I (May 1997-Jan. 1998), Phase II (Jan.-May 1998), Phase III (May 1998-Aug. 1999), and Phase IV (Sept.-Nov. 1999)

City of Philadelphia Department of Records

Philadelphia Criminal Court Records Sampling Project

Report of Reduction in Bulk for Sampled Years, 1940-1952

Measured In Cubic Feet Units

Bills of Indictment

Notes of Testimony

Total # Boxes

Total Reduction

in Bulk (cu. Ft.)

% Reduction

in Bulk

Year

Before

After

Before

After

Before

After

1940

13

3.0

30.0

10.0

43.0

13.0

30.0

70%

1941

12

2.0

26.0

5.5

38.0

7.5

30.5

80%

1942

11

3.5

26.0

7.0

37.0

10.5

26.5

72%

1943

13

2.0

21.0

5.0

34.0

7.0

27.0

79%

1944

9

3.0

22.0

9.0

31.0

12.0

19.0

61%

1945

9

2.0

22.0

5.5

31.0

7.5

23.5

76%

1946

11

2.0

30.0

12.0

41.0

14.0

27.0

66%

1947

12

2.5

31.0

9.0

43.0

11.5

31.5

73%

1948

14

4.0

28.0

12.0

42.0

16.0

26.0

62%

1949

16

5.0

29.0

18.0

45.0

23.0

22.0

49%

1950

17

7.0

33.5

16.0

50.5

23.0

27.5

54%

1951

15

5.5

31.5

14.0

46.5

19.5

27.0

58%

1952

16

5.5

37

19.0

53.0

24.5

28.5

54%

Totals

168

47.0

367.0

142

535.0

189.0

65%