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  • All fields: Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.
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    • C.S.P. personnel riot officials

    • F. E. Crawford, warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, hat in hands, is flanked by men dressed in suits, jodhpurs, leather gaiters, kneepants and a bow tie. One holds goggles, another a rifle. A uniformed man with a leather...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Hanging cells

    • A man stands on a wall next to two steel gates and the stone arched entry and guard tower at the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. A man leans against a stone pillar near a wall that marks the entrance to the...
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Gates--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Towers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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:...
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Sheriffs--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [October, 1929]
    • Canyon [sic] City, Colorado State Penitentiary

    • A crowd of men are gathered outside the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, probably members of the press and law enforcement during the October 3, 1929 prison break.
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; People--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [1929]
    • Old Gray Mare

    • A Colorado State Penitentiary guard in uniform looks on as a man bends over the "Old Gray Mare," a device used in Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, at the prison, for disciplinary beatings. Rolled United States flags are on an interior shelf.
    • Colorado State Penitentiary--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Beating--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Canon City High line

    • Sheer, rough rock flanks the lower end of Skyline Drive near Canon City, Colorado. A power pole tops an escarpment; an oblong object lays in the dirt road, and foothills are in the background.
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Skyline Drive at Canon City

    • Top down, a 1920's automobile with passengers approaches on Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado. Rough stone walls flank the dirt throroughfare along the hogback running north-south just west of town. The town lies beyond; dwellings and civic...
    • Mountain roads--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.
    • 1923?
    • Warden F. E. Crawford

    • Warden Crawford, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a spotted silk tie.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Crawford, F. E.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1927
    • A.H. Davis alias James Harris, Albert Davis and Albert Harvey.

    • A. H. Davis, convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses for his mug shot (front and profile) with a shaved head and a jacket with wide, horizontal stripes, and number card: 14847. His crime was highway robbery.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1920- 1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Davis, A. H.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Artillery used during prison riot 75 millimeter fielpiece.

    • Chained to a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a wheel-mounted artillery, 75 millimeter field piece from the National Guard firing range in Golden. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Investigating committee of 1929 riot : appointed by Gov.

    • Members of the committee investigating the 1929 riot at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear suits and ties and sit around a wooden table. They are (l to r): George Crowder, Henry McAllister, William W. Grant, and Benjamin Hilliard,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Crowder, George.; Grant, William W.; Hilliard, Benjamin C.; McAllister, Henry.
    • 1929
    • Mutiny at Colo. State Penitentiary Oct. 3 1929

    • Smoke billows from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during a riot. Twelve inmates, led by Danny Daniels, took control of the prison, killed seven guards (four in a firing squad) and released the other prisoners. People are in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Another view of Rudd cabin, now part of museum in Canon City

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has a corrugated tin roof, a stone chimney, and boards over the window. Goosefoot weeds are in front.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot

    • The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot in Canon City, Colorado, is built of brick with a hipped gable terra cotta tile roof, wide eaves, and stone trim. A steam whistle is over the entry, fronting an incised panel reading: "Canon City." Columns...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • Fremont County National Bank

    • The Fremont County National Bank, in Canon City, Colorado, is built of brick with stone quoins, columns and entablature. Incised letters in the parapet read: "Founded MDCCCLXXIV (1874), Fremont County National Bank, Erected MCMXX (1920)." A cast...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Banks--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Rudd cabin, Canon City, Colorado

    • This hewn log cabin in Canon City, Colorado, has an exposed rock fireplace and planking in the gable. Remaining chinking is made of rock, and lumber and a bucket are against the wall.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Log cabins--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Administration building grounds

    • Suited men lean on an urn topping the bannister at the entry of this stone building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Vines cover part of the corner and downspout, and jigsawn balustrades edge the footbridge over the City Ditch. A...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • 1929 Prison riot at Canon City

    • Guards carrying rifles and wearing ammunition belts stand outside the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during the 1929 riot. A man in the foreground holds a camera. Others stand around a camera on a tripod, by the one-story stone shop....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • George Reiley, alias Melvin Major, George Fuller

    • George Reiley, convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses for his mug shot (front and profile) with a shaved head and a jacket with wide, horizontal stripes, and number card: 12720.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1920- 1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Reiley, George.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Prison band at 4th of July

    • A brass band sits in a horse drawn wagon in Canon City, Colorado. The 1890 Felter building built of local rough stone is behind them. The first floor storefronts have awnings and window lettering reading: "Bancroft Hardware," and "L.W. Felter." An...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Bands--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1929]
    • Colorado State Prison machine shop

    • At the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, men on a raised platform turn the crank of a hand-powered drill press; a uniformed guard poses nearby. Screens, an open-end wrench, a poker and ash shovel hang on the walls.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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?]
    • Canon City State Penitentiary

    • State Penitentiary complex, in Canon City Colorado, consists of stone and brick buildings and an enclosing wall with faceted towers. The City Ditch cuts through, and in the background are the quarried hogback that provided the stone for the prison....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1920?
    • State prison at Canon City : damaged building at riot 1929

    • Buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are smoke blackened after the riot of 1929. The corrugated metal roof of the stone, one-story bakery is torn apart, and firehose and debris are on the ground by the two-story stone cell...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Colorado State Penitentiary

    • State Penitentiary buildings in Canon City, Colorado, are two- stories with bay and barred windows.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920-1929?]
    • State prison cell block showing damage after 1929 riot

    • Interior pipe railed metal balconies front cell blocks at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Doors are open, fire damage consists of debris and holes in the roof.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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?]
    • Aerial view of penitentiary after riot

    • Fire gutted structures at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include the administration building, its flanking cell blocks, and the license plate shop. The City Ditch winds through the prison complex, and prisoners mill in the sunken...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Prisoner in cell at state prison

    • Interior furnishings of this cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, include framed portraits of women, a calender, a toilet kit in a pouch, a magazine rack, a bed with patterned cover, a porcelain sink, cannisters on a padlocked...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Penrose School

    • A large group of students pose in front of their brick school house, Canon City, Colorado. May and Nelia Carter and members of the Niehans family are among the children. School bus number 1 and 50 show behind the group. The school bell shows on top...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; School children--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Schools--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Carter, May.; Carter, Nelia.
    •  
    • Administration building after riot

    • Smoke marks top the stone arched, barred windows of the administration building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The blind arch in the gable of the two-story structure has the date: 1882, and is flanked by cast flourishes. An...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • West gate of prison during 1929 riot

    • Officials and uniformed armed National Guardsmen at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, make way for an armored sedan (Colorado plates 61-161 1929). The car (with side-mounted gun) exits through a stone arch. The keystone reads: "1896;"...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Militias--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Ambulance at prison riot

    • Parked outside the stone, barred, West Gate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, this four-door hardtop 1920's sedan has signs with crosses in the front and side windows reading: "Ambulance." The keystone in the arched gate reads:...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Ambulances--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Danny Daniel's cell

    • Interior metal balcony tops the ground floor cells in the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Blood covers the floor and wadded bedding on the floor. This cell is where Danny Daniels killed his three co- conspirators and then himself,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Skyline Drive, Canon City, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of an automobile on Skyline Drive, a dirt road, near Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado. The road, built by convict labor, crosses a ridge. Canon City is in the distance.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • The world's most unique fireplace in new municipal building at Canon City

    • The brick and stone fireplace at the municipal building in Canon City, Colorado, has inset fossils, vertebrae, a femur, petrified wood, and river rocks. A metate and mano top both hearth ledges; an iron pot hook and ash door are mounted in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Interiors.
    • 1928 Jan 28
    • Cameramen in action at State Prison (Canon City) during 1939 (sic) riot

    • Men stand around a camera on a tripod at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Others are outside the open door of the stone, one-story shop building. Windows and the adjacent faceted guard tower are broken out. A...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Dubois, Jean.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Apple orchard maintained by the Colorado State Penitentiary

    • Inmates at the State Penitentiary orchard in Canon City, Colorado, pose among crates and tables mounded with apples. They wear long sleeved shirts, suspenders and soft hats. Guards in suits and a variety of hats oversee; a horse drawn buggy (with...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Apple orchards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cell block fire damage from riot

    • Interior two-story walls of a cell block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado have remnants of plaster on the exposed stone. The brick gable and bars in the arched windows are intact; the roof is gone. Smoking debris clutters the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Handsome structure

    • The brick municipal building and museum in Canon City, Colorado, has a stone foundation, window frames, entablature and square columns. Panel over the inset entry reads: "Municipal Building erected in the year of our lord MCMXX-". Glass skylights...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Municipal services--Buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • 1927 Nov 21
    • Cell block interior after riot

    • Metal balconies and railings front prison cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Doors are open; fire damage consists of debris and holes in the roof.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Pen riot National Guardsmen

    • Wheel-mounted artillery from the National Guard firing range in Golden is on a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to roust the ringleaders. Men stand on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Home of Vincent Greydene-Smith Canon City

    • This one-story Richardsonian cottage in Canon City, Colorado, is made of rusticated stone with alternating wide and narrow coursing, arched entry and gable windows, and towers. Both have imbricated roofs, one is square, and one is round with...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Houses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Stone buildings--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Picking potatoes : washing & packing 1920's

    • Men work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Plank walls and roof surround an opening fronted by a channel in the foreground. With bags, shovels, and wheelbarrows, inmates are watched by men sitting on barrels in a mule drawn wagon....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Cell block on fire during riot

    • Flames engulf a cell block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Barred windows show the fire inside, and at the second story roof line, more flame emerges from the building. A power pole, lines, and a swamp cooler front the structure....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Pig pens

    • Plank fence surrounds hog pens at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Sheds on one side have hay piled on their roofs; rocks, dirt road, and a wagon wheel are in the foreground. Outbuildings are in back, and the quarried hill in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Swine--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]

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