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    • Oldest convict at Canon City

    • Convict wears striped pants, jacket and hat at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. His shirt has numbers stencilled on it. A suited man with a hat and cane is with him.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1950.; Aged persons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1950.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Switchback convict road to Grand Lake, R.M.N.P.

    • Women and men stop with their car on Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado. The rock road base, built by convict labor, edges the road.
    • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Automobiles--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National Park--1910-1920.; Mountain roads--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National Park--1910-1920.; National parks & reserves--Colorado--Rocky Mountain National...
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    • 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?]
    • A.H. Davis alias James Harris, Albert Davis and Albert Harvey.

    • A. H. Davis, convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses for his mug shot (front and profile) with a shaved head and a jacket with wide, horizontal stripes, and number card: 14847. His crime was highway robbery.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1920- 1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Davis, A. H.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • George Reiley, alias Melvin Major, George Fuller

    • George Reiley, convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses for his mug shot (front and profile) with a shaved head and a jacket with wide, horizontal stripes, and number card: 12720.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Identification photographs--Colorado--Canon City--1920- 1930.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Reiley, George.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • The turn near the top of Sky Line Boulevard

    • View of Skyline Drive in Canon City (Fremont County), Colorado. Shows the dirt road and stone retaining walls built by convict labor.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Dirt roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.; Retaining walls--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1920.
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    • Old gray mare

    • Bent over a wooden, upholstered frame, a prisoner at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, wears patched, horizontally striped prison pants. His ankles are shackled, and a man in a vest, gold chain and cowboy hat swings a hinged paddle,...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Beating--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1890-1900.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1890?
    • Skyline Drive, Canon City, Colorado

    • Panoramic view of an automobile on Skyline Drive, a dirt road, near Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado. The road, built by convict labor, crosses a ridge. Canon City is in the distance.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • 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?]
    • Richard F. Heilman

    • Heilman, recaptured after the 1947 escape from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, has a rifle aimed at his blood spattered, half shaved head. His hand, wounded by gunshot, is wrapped in bloody rags; he sits holding it. The guard...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Heilman, Richard F.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Colorado prison break

    • Laying inside of a soft top truck after his 1947 escape and recapture from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, John Smalley is flanked by crouching men in winter coats. The interior dashboard has "Willy's" embossed in the center over gauges.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Smalley, John.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • 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
    • Colorado penitentiary break 1947

    • Laying on a wadded, pinstriped prison mattress at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, this recaptured escapee has his hand to his mouth. Men write on pads of paper; one wears a baseball cap. A man in a tweed jacket and smoking a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Fenwick, Red.; Tolley, A. B.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1947
    • Colorado penitentiary escapes

    • Guards carry a slumping convict (R. L. Freeman, kidnapper) through interior barred gates at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Snow is on their pants, shoes and hats. Men stand in the foreground; one holds a cigar.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Freeman, R. L.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1947
    • Colorado prisoners break 12/31/47

    • Lying on a wadded, pinstriped mattress, this captured escapee from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, appears defiant in his dungarees, shirt and stained jacket. Interior prison bars are behind him; the man squatting in the foreground...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Fenwick, Red.; Tolley, A. B.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1947
    • Fire Dept clown band

    • Firemen pose in costume with musical instruments in Denver, Colorado. Outfits include top hats and face paint. Characters are a flapper, a cook, blackface, Pierrot, a convict, and a Keystone Cop. Instruments include: trombones, saxophones,...
    • Denver (Colo.). Fire Department.--People--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Bands--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Clowns--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Costumes--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • Activity labelling

    • Using a rubber stamp, this convict at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, applies numbers to pinstriped prison overalls identical to the ones he is wearing. A clipboard is on the table by his hand.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Activity making stop signs

    • A convict wearing a pinstriped shirt and pants takes an unpainted sign from a press at the State Penitentiary, in Canon City, Colorado. The sign and the die in the machine interior read: "Thru Stop."
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Interiors.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Traffic signs & signals--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1937
    • Sky Line drive, Canon City, Colo.

    • Switchback along Skyline Drive near Canon City, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor with stone embankments ascending ridge; valley.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Sky Line drive, Canon City, Colo.

    • Skyline Drive near Canon City, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor paralleling top of ridge; Canon City in valley below, left.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Sky Line Drive, Cañon City, Colo.

    • Skyline Drive, Canon City, Colo.; dirt road built by convict labor across ridge top, valley with Sand Creek.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sand Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Sky Line Drive, Cañon City, Colo.

    • Skyline Drive near Canon City, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor. Horse-drawn surrey on ridge top, stone embankments; valley & Sand Creek.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sand Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Canon City movie premiere

    • Men, probably ushers, pose by a movie poster in Denver, Colorado; lettering reads: "Canon City, Gripping Story of the Sensational Prison Break." The men wear prison uniforms with convict numbers, they have ribbons pinned to their shirts that read:...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Motion picture premieres--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Prison uniforms--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Publicity--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Ushers--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • 1948 July
    • East Denver High School Annual: 1911

    • 1911 Yearbook from East Denver High School.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)--Students--Yearbooks.; Denver Public Schools--Students--Yearbooks.; School yearbooks--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911
    • Canõn[sic] City from Skyline Drive

    • Distant bird's eye view of Canon City, Colorado from Skyline Drive; drive built by convict labor in 1903; church or public school amongst group of substantial brick buildings, center right.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • Sky Line Drive, Canon City, Colo.

    • Skyline Drive near Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado; dirt road built by convict labor along ridgetop with sandstone embankments; valley, agricultural lands, Sand Creek and a road show below.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Sand Creek (Fremont County, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Skyline Drive (Canon City, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1903 and 1910]
    • 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?]
    • Warden Boone Best

    • Studio bust portrait of Boone Best, Democratic representative to the Colorado Legislature and later Warden of the Colorado State Penitentiary. Best wears a matching striped coat and vest, and a bow tie.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--1920-1930.; Legislators--Colorado--1920-1930.; Best, Boone.
    • 1927 February

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