Department of Corrections: Menard Correctional Center - Discharge Record, May 10, 1878-November 3, 1918; January 1, 1922-January 24, 1970 | Illinois State Archives
Title: Department of Corrections: Menard Correctional Center - Discharge Record, May 10, 1878-November 3, 1918; January 1, 1922-January 24, 1970
Extent: 7.0 Volumes
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Scope and Contents: Record shows the inmate's name, registration number, and type of discharge. Included for 1894-1909 and 1942-1970 is the crime, and for 1894-1909 and 1922-1964, the sentence. For 1894-1909 and 1922-1964 occasionally included is the inmate's age, nativity, occupation, height, race, eye and hair colors, religion, educational level, drinking habits, and names of relatives. For 1878-1918 record gives detailed information on escapes, deaths, pardons, convicts out on writ, and transfers to the insane asylum. From 1928-1950, record occasionally lists detailed information on prisoners condemned to death by electrocution.