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  • All fields: Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.
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    • Strathmore Hotel, Canon City, Colorado

    • Horses, buggies, and pedestrians are outside the Strathmore Hotel in Canon City, Colorado. Awnings shade storefronts and the arched windows of the second floor balcony. Third floor windows are topped by a brick cornice, and a power pole is in Main...
    • Strathmore Hotel (Canon City, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hotels--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Canon City, Colorado, Strathmore Hotel

    • The Strathmore Hotel, on the western corner of 4th (Fourth) and Main Streets, in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a flat roof, arched windows, corner entry, and flourishes under the cornice. Signs read: "Hotel," "TV Carls;" projecting...
    • Strathmore Hotel (Canon City, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hotels--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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
    • Arkansas River 1965 flood of prison farm

    • This aerial view shows the Arkansas River near Canon City, Colorado, flooding the farm of the Colorado State Penitentiary. Past the sandbars and braiding, low sandstone bluffs have erosion with vertical ridging. Foothills are in the background.
    • Arkansas River--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • Strathmore Hotel, Canon City, Colorado

    • Photos (captioned) in a pamphlet show interior views of the Strathmore Hotel in Canon City, Colorado. "The Lobby of the Strathmore" has arches, desks, taxidermided deer heads with antlers, paintings, and carpet. "The Reception Room" has a table and...
    • Hotel lobbies--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Reception rooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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
    • Gas chamber

    • Rivets frame the back observation window of the gas chamber at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A man strapped to the chair inside the chamber faces the open door, and a window to the outside.
    • Gas chambers--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • Gas chamber

    • Guards adjust straps on a man posed in the chair in the gas chamber at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. He wears pants, belt, shoes, and a tube connected to his chest. Flashbulb glare reflects from interior glass, and a perforated...
    • Gas chambers--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • George Levy, M.A. CSP psychologist

    • Gripping his tobacco pipe, the counselor at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, gestures with his other hand and grinds his teeth. He wears horn-rimmed glasses, a plaid flannel shirt, and a jacket. A Budweiser beer can holding pencils...
    • Psychologists--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Levy, George.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • Harry Tinsley 1955 : Wayne Patterson in background

    • Officials of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pass through an interior door. Tinsley is in a suit and tie; a woman by him wears gloves, a dress with a yoke and matching sash, earrings and a turtle brooch. Patterson folds his coat in...
    • Correctional personnel--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Patterson, Wayne K.; Tinsley, Harry.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1967
    • Guards of cell house No. 1

    • Uniformed guards at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose under snow dusted, cast concrete letters reading: "Cell House No. 1." Brass buttons, stars, and oakleaves complete their outfits, and behind them are barred windows and a door.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1960
    • C.S.P. class

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, sit at a table in wooden chairs with numbers hand-written on the backs. They watch an instructor use a pointer on a chalkboard with labelled, anatomical details of the bovine reproductive...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Classrooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1963
    • Rollie Rogers, Michael Bell, September 27, 1962

    • Michael John Bell, inmate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, and his attorney Rollie R. Rogers, wear suits and ties. Bell, with flattop and eyeglasses, murdered Denver Patrolman Carl B. Knobbe and was killed during an escape attempt...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Lawyers--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Bell, Michael John.; Rogers, Rollie R.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1962
    • 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...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • John Major Young was not executed & "not yet made good"

    • John Major Young, Black, handcuffed, and in a white suit jacket, passes through an interior door at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Men follow him and a guard holds the door in the foreground. Convicted of killing service station...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Young, John Major.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • Fifth and Main, Canon City, Colorado

    • This brick and stone commercial building on the western corner of 5th (Fifth) and Main Streets in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado, has a corner entry, radiating voussoirs on second floor windows, and a bracketed cornice. Sheetmetal, neon, and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Drugstores--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • [between 1965 and 1970?]
    • Medium security area at Canon City

    • Aerial view of the dormitories of the medium security facility at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Lawn, hedge and parking lot front them; a birdbath and radio tower are in the yard. Picnic tables are beyond the landscaped area;...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1960
    • Colorado State Patrol officers

    • Uniformed officers of the State Penitentiary at Canon City, Colorado, stand at parade rest on lawn with trees, street, cars, and people in the background. Patches on their arms read: "Colorado State Reformatory."
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1960
    • New penitentiary hospital (80 beds) completed in Spring, 1962

    • Bars cover the windows of the hospital at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, and a chain-link enclosure fronts the smaller wing on the flat roof of the two-story concrete structure. Lawn and sidewalks front the building; a bench is...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Hospitals--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1962 and 1970?]
    • Maximum security

    • Maximum security, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a flat roof and barred windows. A catwalk across the top is enclosed by chain-link fence, as is the yard below, with its weightlifting bench. Stone walls are in back. Past the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Medium security

    • Chain link fence surrounds the medium security complex of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Flat and shed roofed buildings have lawn and baseball backstops fronting them. Guard towers are at entrances on each side; trees, the town,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1960
    • Dining room

    • Tables, tableclothes, dinnerware, chairs, plants, lamps and wallpaper furnish the interior of the Strathmore Hotel in Canon City, Colorado. "Dining Room" is the caption in the pamphlet depicted.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Dining rooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • Sylester Lee Garrison

    • Men in suits and topcoats at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, surround a Black prisoner in civilian clothes. Ashtray and books are on the table in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Gargario, John.; Garrison, Sylester Lee.; Hayes, George.; Ketchum, Logan.; Peters, Wendell.; Stratton, Robert.;...
    • 1960
    • Drafting school old prison

    • Convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City Colorado, work at drafting tables. Hanging flourescent lamps, a chalkboard with equations, pipes and cans furnish the interior of the classroom.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Drawing--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1963
    • Strathmore Hotel, Canon City, Colorado

    • Four photos (captioned) in a pamphlet show interior views of the Strathmore Hotel in Canon City, Colorado. "Corner in the Grill Room" has a table and chairs, a lamp, potted plant, and plates on display. "Reception hall in Annex," "Main Stairway,"...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bedrooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Hotels--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Interiors.; Reception rooms--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Restaurants--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.;...
    • [between 1960 and 1970?]
    • 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."
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1965
    • 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.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1962
    • Ready for execution

    • A man poses strapped to a chair in the gas chamber at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. He wears pants, belt and shoes; a tube connected to his chest is linked to a stethoscope under a window on the exterior of the unit. The door has...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Gas chambers--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1966
    • 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.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1967
    • 1965 flood

    • This aerial view of the Arkansas River in Canon City, Colorado, shows flooding at the State Penitentiary farm. River, tilled fields, trees, buildings, low hills and clouds fill the scene.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Canon City--1960-1970.
    • 1965

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