Question: My grand-father spent time in the Deer Island Jail in Boston between 1928-1936. I believe twice and only a few months each. How do I get information related to this to narrow down the time he was interned there.
Answer: The Boston City Hall Archives has the records of Deer Island Prison for the time you are looking for. They can be reached at: City of Boston Archives, 201 Rivermoor Street,
West Roxbury, MA 02132 - (617) 635-1195; Email: Archives@cityofboston.gov
Their website is: www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/default.asp