Holmesburg Prison

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KYW Flashback: Murder & Mayhem Behind Walls Of Holmesburg, Graterford Prisons

It was late February 1971, and KYW reported that Philadelphia police were scouring Roxborough for the killer who shot to death a 16 year veteran officer, Joseph Kelly.


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New Book Documents Cold War Experiments On Kids

“Against Their Will,” looks at how thousands of institutionalized children during the Cold War were subjected to dangerous medical tests.


Art Exhibit Tells The Story Of Holmesburg Prison

A local arts organization opens a new exhibit at Moore College of Art, today, that tells the story of Philadelphia’s infamous Holmesburg Prison.