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Philadelphia House of Detention Study Advisory Committee

[Record group 60-114-1]
Agency Function
This committee has ceased to function.

Agency History
Mayor Richardson Dilworth assembled a Study Advisory Committee in March 1957, consisting of prominent persons deeply interested in the field of criminal justice and corrections, in order to study the possibilities of establishing a House of Detention for Untried Adults. The final report of the Committee was submitted on 22 July 1958.

Archival Records
60-114-1.1 Reports (1958)


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