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  • All fields: Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.
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    • Prisoners frisked in yard

    • Convicts in golf hats are frisked by guards in cowboy hats at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado. Prisoners waiting their turn stand with arms crossed.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Frisking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Female prisoner

    • Female convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears a striped slouch hat with band, wide collared dress with dot pattern and bow, and number card reading: Colo-State-Pen 18535.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Sandstone water wagon

    • Black inmates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear pinstriped golf hats and numbered shirts. They pose with a two-wheeled wagon carrying a 55 gallon drum on its side. A spigot and pipe with holes emits streams of water....
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; African Americans--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Carts & wagons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1936
    • Lathe and drill press in tag plant

    • Prisoners at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pose by metalworking machinery, wearing coveralls. Inmates (one Black) are by a worktable fronting an interior office with windows. Electric and water conduits, lights, and a gas heater...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Metalwork--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • Grudge fight C.S.P.

    • Shirtless convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wear boxing gloves and fight. Guards and a crowd of inmates look on. Behind the spectators are a scoreboard and stone prison walls topped by wires, electric lights, and a guard...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Boxing--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • 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
    • Activity sheepherding

    • Numbers are printed on the striped shirt of this inmate at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. He crouches, wearing a straw hat and holding a lamb with a dark nose and legs.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Band and tug of war, Labor Day, 1934

    • Men at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, are engaged in a tug of war; other inmates watch. A seated band in the foreground plays drums, horns, and clarinets. Background includes guard towers and a baseball scoreboard.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Tug of war--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1934
    • Hog pens

    • Plank and stone walls surround hog pens at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A wooden loading chute is in the foreground; a sod roofed shed, hopper type feeder, and woodpiles are within the enclosure. Dirt road follows one side, weedy...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Swine--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1932
    • 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...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Prisoners eating, watched

    • Convicts eat at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, while guards patrol the aisle between their tables. Interior concrete walls, ceilings and columns are in the background, with hooded electric lights overhead.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Prisoners in stripes, crowd

    • Convicts in pinstriped overalls eat at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, while guards patrol. Convicts sit at crowded tables facing the same direction.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Eating & drinking--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Prisoner activity fingerprinting

    • Interior view of a convict being fingerprinted at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. An inmate in a pinstriped shirt holds the pad while a guard wearing a tie rolls the prisoner's finger. A book has a mugshot on its cover.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Fingerprints--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Nelson, FN Arnold #16489

    • Arnold Nelson, convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses for his mug shot (front and profile) in a suit jacket and pattered tie with a number card reading: Colo.State.Pen 16489.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1930- 1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Nelson, Arnold.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Female dept

    • Black and white female convicts at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado sit among sewing machines; men in aprons oversee. Spools of thread are on armatures; electric light cords hang from the ceiling, and a regulator clock is on the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1940.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Sewing machines--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State...
    • [between 1925 and 1940?]

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