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The YPA’s most famous alumnus, Bronx orphan Harry Eisman, was elected as head of the International Children’s Congress in Moscow while he was held in a New York reformatory.

The state reformatory was abandoned, and scheduled for demolition once the film was finished.

The Panopticon By Jenni Fagan A teenage heroine is sent to a reformatory in this dystopian novel.

Opposite him is Jack, whose previous experience in a reformatory has "put him wise," as he expresses it.

The answer is plain: as in other reformatory institutions, there will be some successes and some failures.

Massachusetts is charged with the support of a great number of charitable and reformatory institutions.

We miss, too, in the prison, another essential element of a reformatory institution.

In other parts of France, as well as in Barn, Jeanne's reformatory movements were looked upon with great disfavor.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reformatory, such as: cooler, jail, penitentiary, prison, boot camp, and correctional facility.

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