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Task

7a. Describe how the treadmill worked.

7b. Why do you think that the treadmill was separated into different compartments?

7c. This form of punishment was de-moralising and exhausting. Why, therefore, do you think that prisoners were made to do it?

 
 

This picture shows prisoners working on a treadmill. Prisoners would be required to trudge up and down the steps for 6 hours a day.

Catalogue ref:  COPY 1/420;  Prisoners working a treadmill
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