The Women's House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison
- Hugh Ryan
- ix + 357 pp., bibl., index
- Publication date
- New York: Bold Type Books
- History of the Women's House of Detention, which operated in New York City's Greenwich Village from 1929 to 1974; incarcated activists, LGBTQ+ people, and poor women including Angela Davis, Andrea Dworkin, and Afeni Shakur; and became a site of gay rights, queer identity, and social activism.
- Main subject
Sociology and Social Issues
- 9781645036661 (cloth); 9781645036647 (ebook)
- Ryan, Hugh. The Women's House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison. New York: Bold Type Books, 2022. Sylvia. Accessed September 26, 2023. https://sylvia.library.wisc.edu/catalog/SYL2058.