Florida Rebuilds

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  • 1950s

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  • 22:00; color; sound V-229; S.828


  • In this documentary about the Apalachee Correctional Institution, the camera follows staff member Paul McCarty, who plays an inmate at the facility. The film documents his stay at the institute from arrival and rehabilitation to release on parole. Rehabilitation activities include church services, academic classes and vocational training such as masonry, carpentry, poultry processing and construction. This video also contains footage of the Florida Industrial School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. Produced by the Florida Department of Corrections.

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