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    • Warden Roy Best 1932-1954

    • Warden Roy Best, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a cowboy hat and silk tie.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--189-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1932 and 1954]
    • Commissioners and Warden of Colorado State Penitentiary

    • Dignitaries of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose in front of a painted backdrop of a fireplace, window, and tasseled drapery. They are in suits; one double breasted. An oriental rug covers the floor. They are identified as:...
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Boettcher, Charles, 1852-1948.; Gullet, Alexander.; Hoyt, C.P.; Nicholls, David.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Saddle presented to Warden Roy Best by employes of C-S-P

    • Roy Best, Warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, stands by a sorrel horse wearing an ornate, tooled leather saddle. Lawn and bare trees are in the background.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Tynan, Thomas J.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1932 and 1954?]
    • 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
    • Albert Walters 1870-1874

    • Albert Walters, first Warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a double breasted coat, bow tie, and conductor's cap reading: "Cellhouse." He has a "walrus" moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Walters, Albert.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1870 and 1874?]
    • Wayne Patterson and Harry Tinsley

    • Harry Tinsley, Warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, smokes a cigarette, wears a suit, tie, ring and wristwatch. Wayne K. Patterson, then Executive Director Colorado Parole Deptartment and future prison warden, wears a spotted...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Patterson, Wayne K.; Tinsley, Harry.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1958
    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller : the convict who kidnapped Guard Capt. Chet Wms. Yeo

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller with blood covered forehead lies on the floor of Warden Best's office. He was recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A paper matchbook, paper cup, and the shoes of his...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Schwartzmiller, Werner Carl.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Bo and Bess of the C-S-P pack of blood hounds

    • Warden Best of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pets a dog standing on the tailgate of a 1930's woodside truck. A man in a suit holds the leash of another dog, and a man in a sleeveless undershirt and golf hat looks on. A ladder...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dogs--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1935
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1962
    • Limestone quarries building of wall

    • Men work at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. In the foreground, some load a wagon by the prison farm, others are on a smoking pile of lime by a stone cell block. Ore cars, woodpiles, and barrels follow the City Ditch, which cuts...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1901 and 1902?]
    • Warden John Cleghorn actually was warden 1894-1898

    • Warden John Cleghorn, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a white bow tie and "walrus" moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cleghorn, John.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1894 and 1898?]
    • Denver Public Library microfilm obituaries 1944-1959.

    • Index of all deaths published in the Rocky Mountain News, the Denver Post, and other newspapers for the years 1944-1959.
    • Denver (Colo.)--Genealogy--Indexes.; Denver (Colo.)--Vital records.; Denver Post--Indexes.; Rocky Mountain News--Indexes.;
    • 2010
    • Warden on horseback

    • Astride a sorrel horse, Warden Roy Best of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears a white shirt, tie and straw cowboy hat. He is on a dirt road in an orchard.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Warden R. A. Cameron 1884-86

    • In this etching R. A. Cameron, warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a long beard and wears a suit jacket. Script at the bottom reads: R. A. Cameron.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Cameron, R. A.
    • [between 1884 and 1886?]
    • Warden Roy Best 1932-1954

    • Roy Best, warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a suit and hand-painted tie. His tie-clasp is a stirrup on a chain; he has a pen in his pocket. Drapes and a pipe are on the interior wall in the background.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1932 and 1954?]
    • Warden Roy Best

    • Warden Roy Best is surrounded by law officers holding rifles, and reporters, at the State Penitentiary, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, during filming of the movie "Canon City." One newsman writes in a notepad; another holds a microphone with...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • 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
    • Warden Roy Best

    • Roy Best, Warden of the State Penitentiary, sits at his desk, wearing a tie and sweater, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado. Smoking, he holds weapons crudely fashioned by inmates. The mess on his desk includes a letter opener, a matchbook, packs...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]
    • Warden W. H. Felton

    • W. H. Felton, warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado between 1880 and 1882, poses in a high collar, silk tie, and full goatee.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Felton, W. H.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1880-1882?]
    • Oren Doolan deputy warden

    • Seated at his desk, the Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, reads a sheet of paper. He has pens in his pocket, and on the desk are a telephone, papers, a glass ashtray and a name plaque.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Doolan, Oren.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    •  
    • Warden Wayne K. Patterson and Sylester Garrison

    • Black prisoners look at the Warden of the State Penitentiary, Canon City, Colorado. The interior of the basement holding cell has bars, gates, metal doors, and a ceiling lamp.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Garrison, Sylester Lee.; Patterson, Wayne K.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • 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.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Smith, William A.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [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.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Tynan, Thomas J.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1909 and 1927]
    • West Virginia Mining Accidents : 1887 - 1927

    • Index of mining accidents in West Virginia between the years 1887 and 1927 respectively. Index is an alphabetical list by miner’s name for fatal and non-fatal mine accidents.
    • Mine accidents--West Virginia--Indexes.
    • 2007 March
    • Colorado prison break 1947 Warden Best with James Sherbondy

    • Warden Roy Best closes the cell door on James Sherbondy, recaptured after his escape with 11 other inmates from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Sherbondy, James.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Roy Best, Warden of State Penitentiary at Canon City, Colorado, and unidentified group

    • Responding to the 1947 break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, men and a woman pose in winter clothes with rifles, gloves and a baseball cap. Uniformed guards have ammunition belts, Warden Best wears a cowboy hat, and Orville Cox...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 16, 1911 April 15

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911 April 15
    • Deputy Warden and inside residence

    • Posing in a wicker chair, the uniformed Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, rests his arm on a carved wood table with crystal ball and a statue of a man and a woman on it. Interior details include a portrait of a woman,...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Interiors.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1890
    • Deputy warden

    • Posing in a black suit and white tie, the Deputy Warden of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears a black fedora and carries a cane. Behind him is a painted backdrop of a lake, trees, and a female nude silhouette.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Early day deputy warden

    • Posing in a suit jacket and white vest with brass buttons, this warden (?) of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a carnation in his lapel, a medal on a chain, and a wedding ring.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Warden A. Rudd

    • Bearded Warden A. Rudd at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a suit and tie and wears a beard.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Rudd, A.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1874
    • Warden Edmund H. Martin 1900-02

    • Warden Edmund H. Martin, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a black bow tie and has a medal on his lapel.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Martin, Edmund H.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1900 and 1902]
    • Warden Frank A. McLister 1892-1894

    • Warden Frank A. McLister, of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a striped bow tie and moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; McLister, Frank A.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1892 and 1894]

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