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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
    • 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.
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    • 1930
    • 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?]
    • Punch press and shear tag plant

    • Inmates in striped coveralls sit at stamp mills at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Electric lamps, conduits and switchboxes cover the interior concrete walls, and a guard in a white shirt and tie looks on. License plate blanks are...
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    • 1934
    • Warden Roy Best 1932-1954

    • Warden Roy Best, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a cowboy hat and silk tie.
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    • [between 1932 and 1954]
    • Warden William A. Smith 1890-1892

    • Warden William A. Smith, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a white bow tie and "walrus" moustache.
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    • [between 1890 and 1892]
    • Warden Thomas J. Tynan 1909-1927

    • Warden Thomas J. Tynan, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a black tie.
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    • [between 1909 and 1927]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • 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
    • 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?
    • Administration building

    • This two-story stone building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has arched, barred windows, bracketed eaves, and an ornate lookout tower on its roof. An incised panel over the door reads: "Colorado State Penitentiary," and a pole...
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    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Canon City locals selecting apples for purchase

    • Mounds of apples are on tables at the State Penitentiary farm in Canon City, Colorado. Men and women carrying baskets in a variety of hats pick through them. Crates are stacked around, and trees are in the background.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Old front entrance closed 1960's

    • The three-story entrance building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is made of rusticated stone with barred sash windows, an open porch serving the first and second floors, and bracketed eaves. Loudspeakers top the porch, and the...
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    • 1900
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • 1930
    • Main Street looking west from the corner of 3rd, in 1868.

    • Stone and brick buildings line dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Two have arched windows, others have bracketed or stone cornices. Men and horses loiter; lumber and barrels are on boardwalk fronting a business with a sign reading: "Webb &...
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    • 1869
    • 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
    • Gas chamber shell

    • Margaret Fliedner sits in a heavy wooden chair in the shell of a gas chamber manufactured by an unidentified iron works in Denver, Colorado. The chamber is ready for shipment to the Colorado State Penitentiary.
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    • [between 1933 and 1934?]
    • Canon City - Colo. State Pen

    • At the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, a group of men, women and children pose on a stone dock with a wall behind them. Outfits include a fur collar, winter coats and dress hats with ribbons, feathers and flowers.
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    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • 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.
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    • 1967
    • Penitentiary personnel

    • Fedoras and ties complete the uniforms of men at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. An ashlar stone wall behind them has extruded joints and windows.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • State penitentiary recreation

    • Faceted, frame guard towers and electric lights top walls at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Catwalks atop the walls are enclosed by chain link fence; men play baseball in a field and sit on the sidelines. At a lower level, flat...
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    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Penitentiary personnel

    • Fedoras and ties complete the uniforms of these men at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. An ashlar stone wall behind them has extruded joints and windows.
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    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Penitentiary staff

    • Posing in black suits and white ties, staff members of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have moustaches and wear flowers in their lapels.
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    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Jesse Hulse penitentiary captain

    • Jessie Hulse (possibly), Captain at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a dark suit and tie.
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    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado Penitentiary at Canon City

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of two and three-story brick and stone buildings with arched windows; a brick stack emits black smoke by the administration building, with its belfry and blind arch in the gable. A horse...
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    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Penitentiary staff

    • Posing in double breasted uniforms and black ties, staff members of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, hold pith helmets over their hearts. In the center of the seated front row, a man in a white suit has a young girl with him. A stone...
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    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary, Canon City

    • State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, consists of stone buildings and walls with faceted corner lookout towers. A spur of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad crosses the City Ditch in the foreground, by a guard tower and stacks...
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    • 1900
    • Penitentiary at night

    • Floodlights illuminate the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Stone walls meet at a square corner tower, topped by a faceted guard house with a chain link railing. Bare trees line the street, on which are parked 30's and 40's sedans and...
    • Bates, James, Colorado photographer.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary about 1884

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of three-story stone buildings surrounded by stone walls, with a square corner tower. The two-story Administration Building is built into the wall, and has arched windows, and a cottage roof...
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    • 1884
    • 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
    • Colorado State Penitentiary Canon City 1893-94

    • The State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a complex of three-story stone structures; the Administration Building is flanked by extensions; all are surrounded by a stone wall with faceted corner towers. A brick smokestack rises from the...
    • Fricke & Company.
    • [between 1893 and 1894?]
    • Penitentiary, Canon City, Colorado

    • View of Colorado State Penitentiary, in Canon City (Fremont County) Colorado; also shows the City Ditch, houses, and prison construction.
    • Duhem Brothers.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary

    • State Penitentiary buildings in Canon City, Colorado, are two- stories with bay and barred windows.
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    • [between 1920-1929?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary

    • Stone walls of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, line the sidewalk. A horse drawn water wagon on the dirt street is in front of a faceted tower with a balcony. A stone gate next to it is carved with entablature, and the original...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary

    • Stone walls of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are lined with bare trees and sidewalk. A few men walk along the sidewalk. A faceted tower with sash windows, a balcony, and battlements are in the foreground. Smoke rises from inside...
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    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • State penitentiary at Canon City

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary complex, Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows cell blocks, guard towers, the arched entry gate, and City Ditch.
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    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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...
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    • 1929
    • State Penitentiary

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows stone buildings surrounded by a stone wall with guard towers. The town of Canon City is in the distance.
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    • [between 1895 and 1900?]
    • 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...
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    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Colorado penitentiary break 1947

    • Laying on a wadded, pinstriped prison mattress at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, this recaptured escapee has his hand to his mouth. Men write on pads of paper; one wears a baseball cap. A man in a tweed jacket and smoking a...
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    • 1947
    • Colorado Penitentiary buildings interior riots

    • Debris covers wooden tables after the 1929 riot at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A guard poses in a top coat and conductor's cap with fire damaged interior stone walls behind him.
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    • 1929
    • Colorado penitentiary escapes

    • Guards carry a slumping convict (R. L. Freeman, kidnapper) through interior barred gates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Snow is on their pants, shoes and hats. Men stand in the foreground; one holds a cigar.
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    • 1947
    • Colorado Penitentiary escapes

    • Uniformed guards at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, look and point at a hole in the ground with dirt around it. In the background, men stand in the doorway of a stone building topped by power poles.
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    • 1962

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