The family of the late John N. Miskell (left) has generously made available to this NYCHS website many materials he amassed as Auburn Prison historian including this 24-page August 1970 booklet, published by the then NYS Dept. of Correction to celebrate the American Correctional Association's centennial and distributed at the state fair that year.
The August 1970 booklet text, Pages 18 through 21:


DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

PAUL D. Mc GINNIS
Mrs. Helen T. David
JOHN R. CAIN
HAROLD N. BUTLER
Alexander Barraco
James T. Bradley, M. D.
Herbert L. Bryan
Ange F. Carey
Francis J. Daley
Norman E. Gervais
Leonard F. Horan
John S. McNamara
Allen F. Mills
Ernest L. Montanye
Manuel T. Murcia
Louis R. Passaro
Robert E. Roulier
Joseph M. Ryan
William T. Smith Vito M. Ternullo

Commissioner of Correction
Secretary to the Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner
Director of Research
Director of Medical Services
Corr. Research Proj. Consultant
Director of Classification
Director of Correction Accounts Correction Facilities Specialist
Director of Correctional Training
Associate Administrative Analyst
Director of Industries
Director of Youth Rehabilitation
Counsel
Director of Nutritional Services
Director of Personnel
Senior Administrative Assistant
Director of Probation
Director of Education

COMMISSION OF CORRECTION
Paul D. Mc Ginnis, Chairman, ex-officio
Edward R. Cass, New York City, Vice Chairman
James J. Beha, New York City; Thomas G. Young, New York City; Peter Chema, Yorkers; Mrs. Marguerite N. Stumpf, Freeport; John F. Karl, Utica; Charles M. Trunz, Forest Hills; Richard E. Woodward, Secretary

PROBATION COMMISSION
Platt K. Wiggins, Brooklyn, Chairman
Dr. Egon Plager, Albany, Vice Chairman
James J. Beha, New York City; Rev. Alexander C. Carmichel, Dewitt; William E. Lytle, Buffalo; William T. Smith and Paul D. Mc Ginnis, ex-officio

INSTITUTIONS
of the NEW YORK STATE
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

(NOTE: The number listed after each institution refers to the location on the map that follows this directory. The institutional zip codes and telephone numbers are also given).

[Webmaster note: Where a phone number or 5-digit zip from 1970 has been changed, the currently listed numerals are provided within brackets. Asterisks have been added to denote facilities no longer listed. Although listed currently, a facility's function today may not match with the description in the 1970 booklet.The current NYS DOCS facilities list can be accessed at http://www.docs.state.ny.us/faclist.html ]

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES FOR MEN

ATTICA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(1) Attica 14011
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for adult male offenders and also as a reception center and as a detention center.
Vincent R. Mancusi, Superintendent [585] 591 - 2000


Image of 19th Century Auburn Prison photo in Auburn Prison historian John N. Miskell archives scrapbook.
[Image of photo in Miskell archives scrapbook. Caption by NYCHS webmaster.]
AUBURN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(2) Auburn 1302[4]
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for adult male offenders, as a detention center and as a work release facility.
John T. Deegan, Superintendent (315) 253 - [8401]

CLINTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(21) Dannemora 12929
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for adult male offenders, as a reception center and as a detention center.
Edwin La Vallee, Superintendent (518) 492 - [2511]

GREEN HAVEN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(13) Stormville 12582
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for adult male offenders and also as a detention center.
John L. Zelker, Superintendent [(845) 221]-2711

OSSINING CORRECTIONAL FACILITY - (5) OSSINING 10562
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility and reception center for adult male offenders.
J. Leland Casscles, Superintendent (914) 941 - 0108

GREAT MEADOW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(10) Comstock 12821
A maximum security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for males between the ages of 18 and 30 and also as a detention center.
Joseph P. Conboy, Superintendent (518) 639-[5516]

*RECEPTION CENTER AT ELMIRA-(7) Elmira 14902
Receives all male youths, 16-21 years of age, sentenced to a State Correctional Facility, except those found by the court to be men- tally ill or mentally retarded. In addition, it receives 15-year old males who have committed certain serious crimes of violence. The young offender is studied carefully at the Center. The resulting diagnosis and prognosis govern the recommendations for treatment and the facility in which he will serve sentence.
Chester D. Owens, Superintendent (607) 734 - 6239


Image of 19th Century prison doors photo in Auburn Prison historian John N. Miskell archives scrapbook.
[Image of photo in Miskell archives scrapbook. Caption by NYCHS webmaster.]
COXSACKIE CORRECTIONAL FACJLITY-(9) West Coxsackie [12051]
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility and detention center for male offenders between the ages of 16.
Henry T. Murphy, Superintendent (518) 731 - [2781]

ELMIRA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(8) Elmira 14902
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for males between the ages of 16 and 30 and also as a de- tention center.
Daniel E. Damon, Jr., Superintendent (607) 734 - [3901]

EASTERN N. Y. CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(12) Napanoch 12458
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for males between the ages of 16 and 30. Certain male inmates from the New York City Correctional Institutions are also confined there.
Maurice M. Blow, Superintendent (914) 647 - 7400

WALLKILL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(6) Wallkill 12589
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for adult male offenders.
Charles L. McKendrick, Superintendent (914) 895 2021

WOODBOURNE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY- (11) Woodbourne 12788
This institution has been temporarily leased to New York State Narcotic Addiction Control Commission.

YOUTH CAMPS

*CAMP PHARSALIA-(14) P.O. South Plymouth 13844
Joseph W. Perrin, Superintendent (607) 334 - 4805

CAMP MONTEREY-(15) P.O. Beaver Dams 14812
Herman E. Cassidy, Superintendent (607) 962 - 3184

CAMP SUMMIT-(16) R.F.D. Summit 12175
Donald L. Otis, Superintendent (518) [287-1721]


Image of 19th Century prison shop photo in Auburn Prison historian John N. Miskell archives scrapbook.
[Image of photo in Miskell archives scrapbook. Caption by NYCHS webmaster.]
CAMP GEORGETOWN-(17) R.D. #1 Georgetown 13072
Clifton J. Casscle, Superintendent (315) 837 - [4446]

The first two camps (opened in 1956 and 1958) accomodate 80 each, the latter two (opened in 1961) are designed for 100 each. These open conservation-work camps receive by transfer from the other institutions the most hopeful, short-term carefully selected young male offenders 16-25 years of age.
Ernest L. Montanye, Director of Youth Camps

CLINTON
*DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER-(3) Dannemora 12929
Medium security institution that serves as a diagnostic and treatment center for males 25 years of age or older.
Paul C. Agnew, M.D., Superintendent (518) 492 - 3431

GLENHAM CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(20) Beacon 12508
A medium security institution for males 16 years of age or older which serves as a diagnostic and treatment center and detention center for certain parole or conditionally released violators.
W. Cecil Johnston, M.D., Superintendent

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES FOR WOMEN

BEDFORD HILLS
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(18) Bedford Hills 10507
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility, as a reception center and as a detention center for female offenders.
Miss Elizabeth M. Lynch, Superintendent (914) [241-3100]

WESTERN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(19) Albion 14411
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility, reception and detention center for female offenders.
Mrs. Janice P. Warne, Superintendent (716) 589 5511


Image of 19th Century prison mess hall photo in Auburn Prison historian John N. Miskell archives scrapbook.
[Image of photo in Miskell archives scrapbook. Caption by NYCHS webmaster.]
FISHKILL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY-(20) Beacon 12508
A medium security institution that serves as a general confinement facility for females 16 years of age and older.
W. Cecil Johnston, M.D., Superintendent

INSTITUTIONS FOR THE RETARDED

*BEACON STATE INSTITUTION-(20) Beacon 12508
An institution for the care, treatment, training and custody of all mentally retarded male offenders committed to the Department.
W. Cecil Johnston, M.D., Superintendent

ALBION STATE INSTITUTION-(19) Albion 14411
An institution for the care, treatment, training and custody of all mentally retarded females committed to the Department.
Mrs. Janice T. Warne, Superintendent

HOSPITAL FOR MENTALLY ILL OFFENDERS

*DANNEMORA STATE HOSPITAL-(3) Dannemora 12920
A hosnital for male offenders who became mentally ill while serving a sentence in a correctional facility.
Paul C. Agnew, M.D., Director (518) 492 - 3431

*MATTEAWAN STATE HOSPITAL-(20) Beacon 12508
Hospital for the mentally ill male and female offenders. Cares for all mentally ill females committed to the Department of Correction and those transferred from any other State Hospital. Also cares for all mentally ill males except except those who become mentally ill while serving a sentence.
W. Cecil Johnston, M.D., Director (914) 831 - 4800

[Webmaster note: The 1970 booklet listed four separate institutions situated at Beacon and three at Dannemora. Currently the NYS DOCS list includes two at Beacon and one with an annex at Dannemora, though not necessarily the same kind facilities as in 1970. The current NYS DOCS facilities list can be accessed at http://www.docs.state.ny.us/faclist.html ]

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