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    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • State penitentiary at Canon City

    • View of the Colorado State Penitentiary complex, Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado; shows cell blocks, guard towers, the arched entry gate, and City Ditch.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1890 and 1900]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • Women's cell house

    • Women sit on wood tables at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Another stands by a steam radiator, under a metal, pipe railed interior balcony. Metal steps lead up to the second level, and an electric light hangs overhead.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Interiors.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Women--Colorado--Canon City--1910-1920.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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?]
    • 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

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