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    • Int 67 Wharton's cell block #6

    • Bars and an open sliding gate show the interior of this prison cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Patterned fabric and framed portraits are on the back wall over a mirror and a porcelain sink. Headphones hang over the iron bed,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Riot aftermath

    • Blood soaks the interior floor of cell house #3 at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Open, barred cell doors are topped by a bracketed, metal balcony. A lever on the wall is for locking the entire row. This is where the mutineers...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--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
    • Old C block

    • Men look at the two-story, rusticated stone walls of the old "C" block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The windows are boarded over and show smoke damage. A new, concrete cell block adjoins; it has barred windows, turban vents...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • Climax, Colo., four cell rougher cleaner unit, mill no. 2

    • Four cell flotation machine at the Climax Molybdenum Company mine, No. 2 mill, in Climax, Lake County, Colorado.
    • Climax (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Industry--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Interiors--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Milling machines--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Climax--1930-1940.
    • [1930?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 3 Number 48, 1911 November 25

    • 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 November 25
    • Cell house #2

    • The interior of cell house number two at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has two floors of bracketed balconies, with open, barred doors; each has a number sign at the lock. Cables stretch up from the railings, and a man in a suit...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1900
    • 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
    • Women's cell

    • The interior of this cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a steamer trunk and an iron bed. A wooden dresser with a mirror and brass drawer pulls has items on it including portrait photographs, a brush and comb, books, keys, a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1900
    • Cell house 1 during construction

    • Paired, barred windows span three floors of this concrete cell block at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Downspouts alternate with battlements at the roof line. Rock wall and crags are in the background; lumber and the rock walled...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1939 and 1940?]
    • Cell house 3 - gas chamber on top

    • Cellhouse 3, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, made of concrete has barred windows and a flat roof with wide eaves. Centered over the slightly projecting entry, the smaller third floor is topped by a vent pipe; it houses the gas...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1955
    • 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
    • Cell house 6

    • Cell house 6, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a rough concrete building with barred windows on both floors and electric lights mounted on the flat roof. The entry door is metal, with an open gate.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1939
    • 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
    • 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
    • Cell houses #6 and #7

    • Five-story concrete cell blocks at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have buttresses and barred windows on all sides. White globed lamps and grated windows flank the entry; incised panels above it and topping the pediment read:...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1939 and 1942?]
    • Cell houses destroyed 1929 riot

    • Three-story, stone buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have barred windows and flat roofs. Cell house number three has a bracketed cornice, number two has a slight pediment, and City Ditch curves between them. Men loiter in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • 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
    • Typical cell

    • Retracted bars reveal the interior of this prison cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Porcelain sinks alternate with beds, and the wall is hung with framed images of puppies, a clipper ship, and men on a raft. A calendar has a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1944
    • Drunk Tank

    • Drunk men sit and lie on the floor of a holding cell in the Police Building, Denver, Colorado. Several men are passed out on the floor. Trash and cigarette butts lie near their bodies. An African American (Black) man sits with his back against the...
    • Denver (Colo.). Police Department.--Facilities--1930-1950.; African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.; Denver (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Detention facilities--Colorado--Denver--1930-1950.; Intoxication--Colorado--Denver--1930-1940.
    • [between 1939 and 1950?]
    • Marching in line

    • Convicts march with arms crossed at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The concrete wall next to them has barred windows. The inmates approach cell house #1, a three-story concrete building with barred windows.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Aerial view of State Penitentiary

    • Buildings, walls and guard towers at the State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado, are included in this aerial view. The City Ditch cuts through the wall by the West Gate, and goes underground by Cell Block #7. Structures have been...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • New hospital construction

    • Plank bridges cross trenches at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Lumber, sections of pipe, concrete forms and wheelbarrows dot the area; some men work, others look on. A stone, three-story cell block with barred windows, walls, chain...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1957
    • 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
    • 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
    • Canon City, Colorado early days

    • Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a forty cell stone building with a Mansard roof and a frame outbuilding. The City Ditch winds past it, and the town lies beyond, followed by low hills.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1870 and 1873?]
    • Cellhouse #1 built in 1951

    • Three-story, concrete buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have barred windows, downspouts, and electric lights topping the pediments. Men sit on the lawn in the corner by a wooden box, and a rough stone wall is in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1951 and 1960?]
    • Prison guards

    • Posing in double breasted, brass buttoned uniforms, these guards at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, hold lead canes and have bands on their conductor's caps reading: Cell House. One has a gold watch fob and bow tie, the other has a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1880 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...
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Watch towers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • 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
    • Colorado State Penitentiary view of the proposed recreation ground

    • Men work among piled rock and wood frames at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Wheelbarrows, a big wood toolbox, a tent and a rock embankment dot the area. The prison wall, East gate, guard tower and bare trees are in the background.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary convicts at work on the foundation of the new cellhouse

    • Construction at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of workmen, a hole in the ground, lumber, a shed and a tent. Stone prison walls, cell blocks and a guard tower are in the background; a wheelbarrow is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Cells, stripes

    • Prison cell bars fill this interior view of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. An opening for food trays frames the feet of a sleeping inmate, wearing socks and pinstriped pants. A patterned blanket covers part of the wall behind him,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Unknown woman in jail cell

    • An unidentified, young woman sits on the lower bunk bed mattress inside a jail cell in Denver, Colorado. She wears a hat, wool coat and gloves; one hand covers her face.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Prisoners--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • 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
    • Colorado pen riots corridor where convicts committed suicide

    • Interior, bracketed metal and pipe railed balconies top cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Iron gates are in the brick wall; one in the foreground is open. A writing slate hangs inside the cell, and the facing floor is strewn...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Inside prison looking north

    • Stone buildings with extruded joints, metal roofs, and arched, barred windows flank the dirt street in the midway area of the State Penitentiary complex in Canon City, Colorado. Men in striped pants are by a guard house atop the cell block in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1885 and 1895?]
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • This aerial view looking east at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, shows the prison complex with the Administration Building, its extensions, and the tag shop gutted by fire. Inmates are in the sunken yard fronting the damaged...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Group of officers

    • Uniformed guards and a man in a suit and fedora pose at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Their hatbands read: "Overseer," "Cell house," and "Lieutenant." They carry canes with spherical knobs; barred windows are behind them.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • This aerial view looking north at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, shows the prison complex with the Administration Building, its extensions, and the tag shop gutted by fire. Inmates are in the sunken yard fronting the damaged...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • This aerial view looking east at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, shows the prison complex with the Administration Building, its extensions, and the tag shop, gutted by fire. Inmates are in the sunken yard fronting the damaged...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • James Sherbondy

    • Career criminal "Mad Dog" Sherbondy reads a newspaper in his prison cell at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. First convicted in 1937 of murdering a Sheriff, Sherbondy died in a shootout on the sidewalk in front of the Denver Post in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Sherbondy, James.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1950
    • 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?]

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