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    • Warden Roy Best

    • Roy Best, Warden of the State Penitentiary, sits at his desk, wearing a tie and sweater, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado. Smoking, he holds weapons crudely fashioned by inmates. The mess on his desk includes a letter opener, a matchbook, packs...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1945 and 1950?]
    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller : the convict who kidnapped Guard Capt. Chet Wms. Yeo

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller with blood covered forehead lies on the floor of Warden Best's office. He was recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A paper matchbook, paper cup, and the shoes of his...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Schwartzmiller, Werner Carl.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948
    • Schwarzmiller captured after his break in 1947

    • Werner Carl Schwartzmiller lays on the floor of Warden Best's office, recaptured after leading the break from the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. A paper matchbook, paper cup, and the shoes of his captors surround him.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Prison escapes--Colorado--Canon City--1940-1950.; Schwartzmiller, Werner Carl.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1948

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