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  • All fields: Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
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    • Hearses waiting for remains at Canon City's state prison : from the riot of 1929

    • Hearses and men are outside the West Gate of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Three guards were killed in battle, and four were held hostage and shot by inmates. Five convicts died; three were killed by Danny...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 1929 Prison riot at Canon City

    • Guards carrying rifles and wearing ammunition belts stand outside the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during the 1929 riot. A man in the foreground holds a camera. Others stand around a camera on a tripod, by the one-story stone shop....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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
    • 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
    • Administration building after riot

    • Smoke marks top the stone arched, barred windows of the administration building at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The blind arch in the gable of the two-story structure has the date: 1882, and is flanked by cast flourishes. An...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • West gate of prison during 1929 riot

    • Officials and uniformed armed National Guardsmen at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, make way for an armored sedan (Colorado plates 61-161 1929). The car (with side-mounted gun) exits through a stone arch. The keystone reads: "1896;"...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Hearses--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Militias--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Mutiny at Colo. State Penitentiary Oct. 3 1929

    • Smoke billows from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, during a riot. Twelve inmates, led by Danny Daniels, took control of the prison, killed seven guards (four in a firing squad) and released the other prisoners. People are in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Artillery used during prison riot 75 millimeter fielpiece.

    • Chained to a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, is a wheel-mounted artillery, 75 millimeter field piece from the National Guard firing range in Golden. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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
    • Outside west gate

    • Shouldering rifles, officials and uniformed guards consort outside the west gate of the prison during the 1929 insurrection at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A man holds a bloody piece of fabric; others stand by the one-story,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison guards--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Cell block interior after riot

    • Metal balconies and railings front prison cells at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Doors are open; fire damage consists of debris and holes in the roof.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Fires--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Pen riot National Guardsmen

    • Wheel-mounted artillery from the National Guard firing range in Golden is on a flatbed truck at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. It was used during the October 3 riot after dynamite failed to roust the ringleaders. Men stand on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Artillery (Weaponry)--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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
    • C.S.P. personnel riot officials

    • F. E. Crawford, warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, hat in hands, is flanked by men dressed in suits, jodhpurs, leather gaiters, kneepants and a bow tie. One holds goggles, another a rifle. A uniformed man with a leather...
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Cameramen in action at State Prison (Canon City) during 1939 (sic) riot

    • Men stand around a camera on a tripod at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, after the riot of 1929. Others are outside the open door of the stone, one-story shop building. Windows and the adjacent faceted guard tower are broken out. A...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Dubois, Jean.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • Penitentiary riot 1929

    • Smoke billows from the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado. This aerial view shows the prison complex, the Arkansas River, and the west part of town. Trees line River Street, and the park between the river and the prison has a round...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors.; Prison riots--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1929
    • 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

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