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    • 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.
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    • 1959
    • 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.
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Colorado prison break

    • Laying inside of a soft top truck after his 1947 escape and recapture from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, John Smalley is flanked by crouching men in winter coats. The interior dashboard has "Willy's" embossed in the center over gauges.
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    • 1948
    • Prison and guard house, Old Fort Laramie, Wyo.

    • View of the abandoned brick prison and attached wood guardhouse at Fort Laramie (Goshen County), Wyoming. The prison has a door and barred windows that have been bricked up. The brick building has a ventilator and both building have shingled gable...
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    • Canon city and prison

    • View of a commercial street in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows stone buildings with false fronts, houses, possibly a church, and the Territorial Prison (later the Colorado State Penitentiary) in the distance. Signs read: "Hardware...
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    • [between 1871 and 1874?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • John H. Prather, uniformed guard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, looks at a dump truck on an embankment below; barrels, trash, and a prison fence are beyond. Lettering on the door reads: "328 Prison."
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    • [between 1930 and 1945?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • Earl L. Budd, uniformed guard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has his hand on the stone below a hole. An embroidered patch on his arm reads: "Colorado State Prison."
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    • 1965
    • Pressing the search for James Sherbondy

    • Responding to an escape from the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado, these soldiers carry rifles (one with a telescopic sight.) They wear helmets, double breasted trenchcoats, or fur lined jackets. One crouches over a pile of sticks; snow...
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    • 1947
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • Smoke billows from the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado. This aerial view shows the prison complex, the Arkansas River, and the west part of town. Trees line River Street, and the park between the river and the prison has a round...
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    • 1929
    • Riot aftermath

    • Blood soaks the interior floor of cell house #3 at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Open, barred cell doors are topped by a bracketed, metal balcony. A lever on the wall is for locking the entire row. This is where the mutineers...
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    • 1929
    • Cells, stripes

    • Prison cell bars fill this interior view of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. An opening for food trays frames the feet of a sleeping inmate, wearing socks and pinstriped pants. A patterned blanket covers part of the wall behind him,...
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    • 1937
    • Scott Brady "Canon City" movie premiere

    • Scott Brady, handcuffed to Colorado State Prison warden Roy Best, poses near stairs to an airplane at Stapleton Airport in Denver, Colorado. Women in prison uniforms pose beside him. They wears sashes that read: "Welcome Scott Brady, Star of Canon...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1948 July
    • Prison workers

    • Prison guards at the Colorado State Penitentiary pose for a group portrait in front a rusticated stone building with windows covered by iron bars. The men wear dark uniforms with double breasted coats, vests, ties, boots and caps. Some of the caps...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Prison officers

    • Prison guards at the Colorado State Penitentiary pose for a group portrait in front a rusticated stone wall and barred window of a prison building. The men wear dark uniforms with caps. Some of the caps have lettering: "C.S.P.," "Turnkey,"...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • C. S. P. gardens

    • Fields of crops at the State Penitentiary farm in Canon City, Colorado, are flanked by roads; the stone garden house and outbuildings are at the end. Rock walls and a wooden gate form an enclosure in the foreground, with a hay feeder and loading...
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    • 1934
    • The dairy and hog barns with the hogback in the background

    • Two-story stone barns at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have a shingle, hipped gable roof, brick chimneys, and adjoining silos with conical roofs and elevators. Iron "S" brackets line the brick wing, and rock walls and wooden gates...
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    • 1900?
    • Colorado State Penitentiary view of the proposed recreation ground

    • Men work among piled rock and wood frames at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Wheelbarrows, a big wood toolbox, a tent and a rock embankment dot the area. The prison wall, East gate, guard tower and bare trees are in the background.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • This aerial view looking east at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, shows the prison complex with the Administration Building, its extensions, and the tag shop gutted by fire. Inmates are in the sunken yard fronting the damaged...
    • Eisenhand, H. G.
    • 1929
    • Jail at Canon City

    • Stone buildings of the State Prison in Canon City, Colorado are three stories with low gabled roofs and chimneys. Frame or brick structures and a smokestack comprise the rest of the complex, which is enclosed by a stone wall with square towers. In...
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    • [between 1883 and 1886?]
    • Canon City movie premiere

    • Men, probably ushers, pose by a movie poster in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Canon City, Gripping Story of the Sensational Prison Break." The men wear prison uniforms with convict numbers, they have ribbons pinned to their shirts that read:...
    • Rule, Lloyd.
    • 1948 July
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • Tools used in a prison break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include hacksaw blades, drill brace and bits, pliers, a screwdriver, putty knife, batteries, string, wire, and tape. In a Fedora, tweed jacket and tie, associate...
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    • 1962
    • Outside west gate

    • Shouldering rifles, officials and uniformed guards consort outside the west gate of the prison during the 1929 insurrection at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A man holds a bloody piece of fabric; others stand by the one-story,...
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    • 1929
    • Canon City posse

    • A group of unidentified men with rifles, one in uniform and one with a sheriff's badge, pose in front of a prison cell at the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, probably during the October 3, 1929 prison break. Signs read:...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [October, 1929]
    • 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.
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    • 1952
    • 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.
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    • [betsween 1890 and 1900?]
    • Prison festivities

    • Soapboxes fill a horse-drawn wagon at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado; an inmate holds the reins. Lettering on the wagon reads: "Colorado State Prison." Men pose in western clothes and have paper tags hanging from their shirts; two...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Prison festivities

    • A horse-drawn, hand operated crane-wagon at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, carries a rock and inmates, including one in a striped uniform. A canopy on the wagon reads:"1876 Prison Products 1876." Men pose in western clothes and...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • 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....
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • 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.
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    • 1880
    • State prison laundry

    • 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 boiler tank below has pipes, valves and a gauge. Men stand on it, hanging clothes to...
    • Rhoads, Harry Mellon, 1880 or 81-1975.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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