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  • All fields: Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.
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    • Oren Doolan deputy warden

    • Seated at his desk, the Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, reads a sheet of paper. He has pens in his pocket, and on the desk are a telephone, papers, a glass ashtray and a name plaque.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Doolan, Oren.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
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    • Opening school

    • Men in suits and a uniformed guard pose at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. They have pens and glasses in their pockets; behind them are bleachers, windows, and a music stand.
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Allen, Herbert.; Graham, Ellis.; Sanger, Ira.; Tinsley, Harry.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1959
    • Wayne Patterson and Harry Tinsley

    • Harry Tinsley, Warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, smokes a cigarette, wears a suit, tie, ring and wristwatch. Wayne K. Patterson, then Executive Director Colorado Parole Deptartment and future prison warden, wears a spotted...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Patterson, Wayne K.; Tinsley, Harry.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1958
    • Prison officers

    • Uniformed officers at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose with their hats over their hearts. A rock wall, partly covered by virginia creeper, is behind them.
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • Canon City abbots

    • Abbots in Canon City, Colorado, pose in vestments with a stone gothic arch and entablature behind them. Both wear eyeglasses, one wears a cross on a chain.
    • Abbots--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • C.S.P. prison firing range

    • Suited men, accompanied by a uniformed guard or soldier aim their pistols at arm's length. They are in a field at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A tractor is on the road in the background.
    • Bombing and gunnery ranges--Colorado--Canon City--1950- 1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • First graduating class G.E.D. Certificates June 1958

    • Photos of graduates of the Colorado State Penitentiary G.E.D. class in Canon City, Colorado, are arranged on display board and identified as follows (L to R): J. A. Smalley, J. B. Sherbondy, E. R. Cain, R.L.M. Mora, D. A. Valenzuela, E. C....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Alumni & alumnae--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1958
    • Officer Payne, Anderson, Morley, Smith, Madison, Med. security

    • Uniformed guards at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in a landscaped area of the prison grounds. They wear sidearms and ammunition belts, ties, and fedoras. The rusticated stone wall behind them has a factory window.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1952
    • Exterior of old kitchen

    • Stone and concrete buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have hipped gable roofs, vent stacks, factory windows, roll up sectional garage doors, rain gutters and downspouts. A pediment tops the entry; letters on it read "CSP...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • Aerial view of State Penitentiary

    • Buildings, walls and guard towers at the State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, are included in this aerial view. The City Ditch cuts through the wall by the West Gate, and goes underground by Cell Block #7. Structures have been...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New hospital construction

    • Plank bridges cross trenches at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Lumber, sections of pipe, concrete forms and wheelbarrows dot the area; some men work, others look on. A stone, three-story cell block with barred windows, walls, chain...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1957
    • Canon City diners

    • Men sit in a restaurant in Canon City, Colorado. One is in a striped shirt with a pencil over his ear, the other wears a toy derby with a nametag on it reading "Pete." Plastic cups, squeeze mustard bottle, napkin holder, salt and pepper shakers,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Diners (Restaurants)--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Jukeboxes--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Cell house #1

    • Three-stories of interior pipe railed metal balconies and barred cells converge into the glare of a factory window in Cellhouse 1 at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Skylights in the ceiling flank a catwalk. A porcelain tub, a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Cellhouse #1 built in 1951

    • Three-story, concrete buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have barred windows, downspouts, and electric lights topping the pediments. Men sit on the lawn in the corner by a wooden box, and a rough stone wall is in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1951 and 1960?]
    • Prison tour

    • Men in suits and a uniformed prison guard stand outside of barred cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Metal balconies above them have pipe railings and serve more barred cells. Sun comes through the factory windows behind them...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Old C block

    • Men look at the two-story, rusticated stone walls of the old "C" block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The windows are boarded over and show smoke damage. A new, concrete cell block adjoins; it has barred windows, turban vents...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • Cell house 3 - gas chamber on top

    • Cellhouse 3, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, made of concrete has barred windows and a flat roof with wide eaves. Centered over the slightly projecting entry, the smaller third floor is topped by a vent pipe; it houses the gas...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1955
    • Bird in a gilded cage

    • Holding a parakeet on her finger, this female inmate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, aims a kiss at its beak. A potted philodendron and toothbrush are on the interior sill; bars and screen block the window.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1959
    • Abbey school, Canon City

    • Aerial view of the Abbey School in Canon City, Colorado, shows the complex of Tudor style stone and brick buildings, featuring bays, dormers, faceted towers, an arcade, landscaping, gothic windows, a swimming pool, tennis court, and parking. A...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Abbeys--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.
    • 1956 May 27
    • Women's crew for new prison hired by Patterson

    • Female prison guards at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in topcoats with prison insignia patches on their shoulders. They wear a variety of shoes, and behind them are metal doors and walls.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • James Sherbondy

    • Career criminal "Mad Dog" Sherbondy reads a newspaper in his prison cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. First convicted in 1937 of murdering a Sheriff, Sherbondy died in a shootout on the sidewalk in front of the Denver Post in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Sherbondy, James.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • D wing building of medium security unit 56

    • Aerial view of the medium security facility complex at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Buildings are surrounded by construction debris. A tilled field is across a dirt road, and a gambrel roofed barn is labelled: "Midway." Other...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1956 and 1960?]

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