[Letter to Mary K. Brown]

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Creation: 1964-12-07

After his release from prison in 1958, Nathan Leopold (1904-1971) moved to Puerto Rico where he restarted his life as an x-ray technician and advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. In this letter, he discusses his opposition to capital punishment and his belief that criminals could be rehabilitated. While in prison, Leopold worked tirelessly to improve the lives of inmates, teaching reading and establishing libraries within the penitentiaries.

Title

[Letter to Mary K. Brown]

Date

Creation: 1964-12-07

Description

After his release from prison in 1958, Nathan Leopold (1904-1971) moved to Puerto Rico where he restarted his life as an x-ray technician and advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. In this letter, he discusses his opposition to capital punishment and his belief that criminals could be rehabilitated. While in prison, Leopold worked tirelessly to improve the lives of inmates, teaching reading and establishing libraries within the penitentiaries.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Letters (correspondence)

Source

MSS0412, James G. Stahlman Historical Autograph Collection, Nathan Leopold

Files

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Citation

“[Letter to Mary K. Brown],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/752.