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Harris, Jean Struven

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1923 April 27-2012 December 23

Class of 1945.

Occupations: Teacher; Headmistress, Madeira School; Prison reformer.
Class of 1947.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jean Struven Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00184
Overview Teacher; Headmistress of Madeira School; Prison reformer. While incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, N.Y. (1981-93) for the murder in the 1980 death of Herman Tarnower she worked in the Children's Center, and published three books: Stranger in Two Worlds (1986), They Always Call Us Ladies (1988), and Marking Time (1991) as well as a number of articles and unpublished manuscripts about women in prison. In 1986 she helped establish the Children of Bedford Fund. The papers...
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1993