Prisons have a history: they are institutions that change over time, place, and circumstance. Although the Washington state prison system has not been as well studied as those of some other states, there is a growing body of works to consult. Here we link to several efforts aimed at better understanding the evolution and transformation of prisons in Washington–and how prisons have changed Washington.

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Updates from the University of Washington Bothell's Project on Mass Incarceration in Washington State