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    • 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?]
    • 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]

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