Lewis E. Lawes, Warden of Sing Sing Prison from 1920 - 1941

Lewis Lawes was the Warden of Sing Sing Prison from 1920 - 1941 and a well-known prison reformer. Lawes, Clarence Darrow, and Vivian Pierce, were among the principal organizers of The American League to Abolish Capital Punishment which was founded in 1925. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-16342