Albert M. Ewert: Advocate for Change Pt. 2

A pastel drawing of a patch of water surrounded by dry land and huge rocks in the background.

Pastel drawing by Albert M. Ewert, 1918. [Archives of Michigan] Courtesy of: Michigan History Center

Rachel Clark

Reverend Albert M. Ewert was the chaplain at the Michigan State Prison in Jackson Michigan from 1933-1935. Ewert was part of a reform movement within the penal system across the country. This movement placed an emphasis on education and rehabilitation long before prisoner re-entry programs were officially developed.

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