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    • Prisoners in stripes, crowd

    • Convicts in pinstriped overalls eat at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, while guards patrol. Convicts sit at crowded tables facing the same direction.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Doorway leading into cell house #7

    • Convicts with arms folded walk through an interior gate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A uniformed guard looks on, and prison buildings can be seen outside behind the entering men.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1954?]
    • Convicts in line

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear uniforms marked with wide, horizontal stripes. They stand in a line, each with his hands on the shoulders of the man in front of him. A uniformed guard in a double breasted jacket and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Prison uniforms--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1900
    • State Penitentiary convicts excavating for the Water Works

    • Convicts of the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, wear striped prison uniforms and pose with shovels. They stand behind a rock wall among wheelbarrows and boards. Men in suits oversee; a shed, trees, and hills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1880
    • East Denver High School Annual: Class of 1918

    • 1918 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1918
    • Activity sewing

    • Convicts in striped shirts at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, work at sewing machines. Pipes, electric lamps, and windows furnish the interior, and spools of thread are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Marching in line

    • Convicts march with arms crossed at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The concrete wall next to them has barred windows. The inmates approach cell house #1, a three-story concrete building with barred windows.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Hearses waiting for remains at Canon City's state prison : from the riot of 1929

    • Hearses and men are outside the West Gate of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Three guards were killed in battle, and four were held hostage and shot by inmates. Five convicts died; three were killed by Danny...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Bakery

    • Convicts in pinstripes and aprons pose in the bakery at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Interior tile walls have a double wooden door, a gauge, and oven vents. A scale is on a table, and a sliced loaf of bread is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Bakeries--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • Activity weaving

    • Convicts in striped shirts at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, work at a machine with rollers; it is producing thin, wet strips that are collected in a vat. Interior windows and electric lamps are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Weaving--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Prison auditorium

    • Black and white convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, sit in pews on the sloping interior floor of the prison auditorium.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [betsween 1890 and 1900?]
    • Colorado State Prison convicts marching

    • Convicts march with arms crossed at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The rock wall behind them has an open gate and a faceted tower with a balcony, on which is an armed guard. Cell blocks with barred windows, power poles, and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Inmates watching preview of "Canon City", probably were in it

    • Prisoners and officials at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, watch the movie "Canon City," based on the 1947 prison break led by James Sherbondy. Numbers are stamped on the shirts of the convicts.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Manualian: 1910

    • Yearbook for Denver Manual Training High School 1910.
    • Manual High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.
    • 1910
    • Prison hospital

    • Black and white convicts lie in cots in the hospital at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The walls are partly tiled; electric lights and a steam radiator furnish the interior.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Prison hospitals--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1918
    • After the battle

    • Convicts walk in the exercise yard at Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County) Colorado, after a prison riot. A cell block is in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Prison visiting area

    • Interior wire grating, glass and metal separates convicts from their visitors at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A woman and man in the foreground look wistfully at each other through the divider.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Work crew coming in and going through electric search

    • Convicts with arms crossed at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pass through the interior "electric eye gate". Spindle balustrade flanks the mechanism.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Prisoners eating, watched

    • Convicts eat at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, while guards patrol the aisle between their tables. Interior concrete walls, ceilings and columns are in the background, with hooded electric lights overhead.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Prisoners frisked in yard

    • Convicts in golf hats are frisked by guards in cowboy hats at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado. Prisoners waiting their turn stand with arms crossed.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Frisking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • The rock pile

    • Shirtless convicts move stones at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Wooden benches and piles of rocks are in the foreground, and low hills are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Style of stripes used up until ca. 1918

    • Black men (convicts) at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in suit jackets, vests, and prison pants with wide, horizontal stripes.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; African Americans--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1900 and 1918?]
    • Cell house #3 being razed after 1929 riot

    • Black and white convicts work atop ruins of a brick cell block destroyed during the 1929 uprising at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. They hold iron bars and sledge hammers. On the wall below them, porcelain toilet bowls remain...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1932
    • Drafting school old prison

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, work at drafting tables. Hanging flourescent lamps, a chalkboard with equations, pipes and cans furnish the interior of the classroom.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Drawing--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1963
    • Exercise yard cell H #4

    • Convicts mill in the sunken exercise yard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Stone stairs with a pipe bannister lead up to the main yard. A shelter has a wheelbarrow and rubble under it. Stone wall, bare trees, and four-story...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Female dept

    • Black and white female convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado sit among sewing machines; men in aprons oversee. Spools of thread are on armatures; electric light cords hang from the ceiling, and a regulator clock is on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1925 and 1940?]
    • Grudge fight C.S.P.

    • Shirtless convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear boxing gloves and fight. Guards and a crowd of inmates look on. Behind the spectators are a scoreboard and stone prison walls topped by wires, electric lights, and a guard...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boxing--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • Colorado Penitentiary interior buildings

    • Convicts work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, in a hole near buildings destroyed during the riots of 1929. Rubble, a wheelbarrow, and lumber are in the area. The stone walled City Ditch is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Alabama Fatal Mining Accidents : 1905, 1912-1921

    • List of fatal mining accident victims in 1905 (Virginia City Mine only) and 1912-1921, taken from the 1912-1921 Annual report of coal mines, State of Alabama, and from the website http://www.gendisasters.com/al/ "Alabama mine explosions". Gives...
    • Mine accidents--Alabama--Indexes.
    • 2007
    • Inmates watching the movie "Canon City" being filmed

    • Convicts look down from interior pipe railed metal balconies at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during the filming of the movie "Canon City." Warden Roy Best, guards and inmates were used as extras in the film.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Ready for the handcuffs

    • Inmates of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, extend their hands to a man with handcuffs. A man on a horse looks on; a lariat hangs from his saddle.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • Activity machine shop

    • Knitting machines at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, have spools of thread held above circular armatures. An inmate in pinstriped overalls operates a lever connected to a pulley and belt arrangement; tubes of white fabric fall into...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Machine shops--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • C.S.P. class

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, sit at a table in wooden chairs with numbers hand-written on the backs. They watch an instructor use a pointer on a chalkboard with labelled, anatomical details of the bovine reproductive...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Classrooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1963
    • View down midway looking west : prisoners shown leaving dining  room

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, walk next to a pipe held aloft by plank supports. Stone walls and buildings flank the "Midway." More prisoners stand against the wall in a tight group. A guard tower, trees and hills are...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 and 1930?]
    • East High spotlight: vol 28 no 13

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Writings.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Periodicals.; High schools--Colorado--Denver--Periodicals.; Public schools--Colorado--Denver.; High schools--Colorado--Denver.; East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1942 March 26
    • Moving prisoners state prison

    • Convicts in golf hats walk in loose formation at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. They cross over a pipe-railed bridge over the City Ditch. A guard tower and a two-story stone cell block are in the background; men loiter around its...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • State prison boiler room : prisoners doing laundry and playing  cards

    • Black and white convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, work in the prison laundry. The interior ceiling is open- beamed, and a riveted metal tank below has pipes, valves and a gauge; men stand on it, hanging clothes to dry....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Laundries (Rooms & spaces)--Colorado--Canon City--1920- 1930.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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