Illinois State Penitentiary - Chapel
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary - Chapel
Joliet Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1916 Nov-20


Nevada State Prison
Title:
Nevada State Prison
Carson City Nevada (NV), White Border



Interior View, Michigan State Prison
Title:
Interior View, Michigan State Prison
Jackson Michigan (MI), White Border unused


Colorado State Penitentiary
Title:
Colorado State Penitentiary
Cañon City Colorado (CO), Chrome unused

Description:
Colorado State Penitentiary at Canon City, Colorado. Located just west of the city at the edge of the Skyline Ridge traversed most of its length by the Skyline Drive.



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Cañon City Colorado (CO), Linen unused


Mess Room, Auburn State Prison
Title:
Mess Room, Auburn State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back unused



Auburn Prison Front View
Title:
Auburn Prison Front View
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back unused


Main Entrance to State Prison
Title:
Main Entrance to State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back unused



Auburn State Prison, Showing Cells fo North Corridor
Title:
Auburn State Prison, Showing Cells fo North Corridor
Divided Back unused


Women's Prison
Title:
Women's Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back PM 1910 Sep-20



U.S. Prison
Title:
U.S. Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back unused


State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Boise Idaho (ID), Divided Back PM 1909 Aug-9



Main Entrance, Missouri State Penitentiary
Title:
Main Entrance, Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Divided Back


San Quentin Prison
Title:
San Quentin Prison
San Rafael California (CA), Chrome unused



Oklahoma State Penitentiary
Title:
Oklahoma State Penitentiary
McAlester Oklahoma (OK), Linen


San Quentin Prison
Title:
San Quentin Prison
San Quentin California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Recreation field, industrial area and back view of prison.



San Quentin Prison
Title:
San Quentin Prison
San Quentin California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Overall view of the cell blocks.


"Wish you were here!" - The Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
"Wish you were here!" - The Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Chrome unused

Description:
A short distance from the center of the city



Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border unused

Description:
Beautiful and Historical Richmond, VA Series. No. 12 In this famous building, which formerly stood on the corner of 20th & Cary Sts., thousands of Federal Officers were imprisoned the war. On one occasion 19 successfully effected their escape by tunneling under its walls. Was dismantled in 1893, re-erected in Chicago for exhibition purposes during the World's Fair and is now there.


Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back PM 1910 Feb-3



Alcatraz Island Federal Prison
Title:
Alcatraz Island Federal Prison
San Francisco California (CA), Linen unused


English Soldiers and German Prisoners
Title:
English Soldiers and German Prisoners
Divided Back unused

Description:
English Soldiers counting German prisoners as they pass back of the lines.



Man in White Laying on Back with Hands and Feet Chained
Title:
Man in White Laying on Back with Hands and Feet Chained
Divided Back unused

Description:
Branding Prisoners with Red Hot Irons. The British Convict Ship "Success," Oldest ship afloat, launched at Moulmein, Burmah 1790.


The British Convict Ship "Success" Oldest Ship Afloat
Title:
The British Convict Ship "Success" Oldest Ship Afloat
Divided Back unused

Description:
Launched at Moulemein, Burmas 1790 Prisoner receiving 100 lashes with "cat o'nine" tails.



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Aug-28


Penitentiary
Title:
Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Prisoners of Kia-Ting, China
Title:
Prisoners of Kia-Ting, China
Kiating unused

Description:
Prisoners of Kia-Ting, China Prisoners have a square board through which their heads protrude, and fastened with a chain to their neck. The women are placed in cages with a hole on top large enough for their heads to come through when they stand up. This is only one of the mild forms of punishment inflicted by the Chinese for petty larceny offences.


Southern Michigan Prison
Title:
Southern Michigan Prison
Jackson Michigan (MI), Continental Chrome unused



Women's Prison, Illinois State Prison
Title:
Women's Prison, Illinois State Prison
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Sep-7


The Cabildo, Spanish Prison
Title:
The Cabildo, Spanish Prison
New Orleans Louisiana (LA), Divided Back PM 1911 May-27



Naval Prison, Navy Yard
Title:
Naval Prison, Navy Yard
Portsmouth New Hampshire (NH), Divided Back unused


Sing Sing Prison Cells
Title:
Sing Sing Prison Cells
Ossining New York (NY), Divided Back PM 1908 Oct-3



"E" Hall, Missouri State Penitentiary
Title:
"E" Hall, Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Divided Back


Wish You Were Here - Walpole State Prison, Aerial View
Title:
Wish You Were Here - Walpole State Prison, Aerial View
Walpole Massachusetts (MA), Chrome PM Jul-11

Description:
Massachusetts' new state prison in Walpole, Mass. Dexter



Wisconsin State Prison
Title:
Wisconsin State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Chrome unused


Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Chrome unused

Description:
Dexter Press, Inc.



Le Palais de Justice et la Prison
Title:
Le Palais de Justice et la Prison
Versailles unused


Naval Prison, Portsmouth Navy Yard
Title:
Naval Prison, Portsmouth Navy Yard
Kittery Maine (ME), Divided Back unused



View of Prison
Title:
View of Prison
Real Photo unused


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Divided Back unused



Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back PM Jul-7


State Penitentiary Grounds
Title:
State Penitentiary Grounds
Frankfort Kentucky (KY), Divided Back PM 1914 Sep-24



Michigan State Prison - Dining Room
Title:
Michigan State Prison - Dining Room
Jackson Michigan (MI), Divided Back PM 1911 Jun-14


Kansas State Penitentiary
Title:
Kansas State Penitentiary
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused



New Federal Prison
Title:
New Federal Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused


For Life Prisoners Stars and Stripes forever - policeman hitting a criminal who sees stars
Title:
For Life Prisoners Stars and Stripes forever - policeman hitting a criminal who sees stars
Divided Back unused



Mail from Prisoner at San Quentin?
Title:
Mail from Prisoner at San Quentin?
PM 1917 Jul-10


Old Debtor's Prison, Gloucester, Va. - Erected previous to 1754
Title:
Old Debtor's Prison, Gloucester, Va. - Erected previous to 1754
Gloucester Virginia (VA), Real Photo PM 1936 May-22



Auburn State Prison
Title:
Auburn State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Chrome unused


Front Yard of Wisconsin State Prison
Title:
Front Yard of Wisconsin State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), White Border unused



U. S. S. Southery, "Prison Ship", Portsmouth Navy Yard, N. H.
Title:
U. S. S. Southery, "Prison Ship", Portsmouth Navy Yard, N. H.
Divided Back unused


The Iron Maiden and It's Victims
Title:
The Iron Maiden and It's Victims
Divided Back unused

Description:
The British convict hip "Success". Oldest ship afloat. Launched at Moulmein, Burmah 1790.



Front View of Auburn Prison
Title:
Front View of Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Jul-4

Description:
The massive State Prison at Auburn covers an area of about 18 acres, on the north branch of the Owasco Outlet. It was founded in 1816, the main building and wing being finished in 1818. The grounds, which are beautifully kept, are surrounded by a stone wall about 50 feet high. The prisoners sent here are put at hard labor.


Prison Bars, Oregon Caves
Title:
Prison Bars, Oregon Caves
Cave Junction Oregon (OR), Real Photo unused



View of State Penitentiary
Title:
View of State Penitentiary
Cañon City Colorado (CO), Linen PM 1947 Oct-17

Description:
Following the terrible riot at the Penitentiary some years ago the establishment was partially rebuilt and enlarged. It is tucked in at the base of the rocky ridge of the Skyline Drive on the border of Canon City, Colorado


State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Sioux Falls South Dakota (SD), Linen PM 1948 Nov-28

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.



Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Vermont State Prison
Title:
Vermont State Prison
Windsor Vermont (VT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Aerial View of Rockview Penitentiary
Title:
Aerial View of Rockview Penitentiary
Bellefonte Pennsylvania (PA), Real Photo


Cell Room Building, Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Cell Room Building, Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Real Photo PM 1922 Jul-12



Bound To Be Good Here
Title:
Bound To Be Good Here
Divided Back

Description:
Embosssed Comic Series 5475


My Room Was Cramped
Title:
My Room Was Cramped
Divided Back PM 1909

Description:
Series 804



Auburn Prison
Title:
Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back PM 1908 Jun-22

Description:
American News Company


Dining Room, Wisconsin State Prison
Title:
Dining Room, Wisconsin State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), White Border PM 1936 Jul



The Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
The Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), White Border PM 1918 Jul-10


United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Atlanta Georgia (GA), White Border PM 1935 Aug-27

Description:
One of the largest and costliest prisons established by the Federal Government. Over 1,000 inmates are at the prison and as many more can be accommodated when present additions are completed. Take South Pryor to Federal Prison cars on Peachtree or Whitehall Streets. (Atlanta Convention Bureau) C. T. American Art Colored



Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), White Border

Description:
Entrance and East Wing, Cell House, Looking West.


Crusher Plant - Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Crusher Plant - Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), White Border unused

Description:
Preparing Crushed Stone for Public Roads at the Crusher Plant, Stone Quarry, Looking South. Curt Teich & Co.



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Bismarck North Dakota (ND), White Border unused


Aerial View, Wisconsin State Prison
Title:
Aerial View, Wisconsin State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), White Border unused



Front Wall, Wisconsin State Penitentiary
Title:
Front Wall, Wisconsin State Penitentiary
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), White Border PM 1938 Mar-29


State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Fort Madison Iowa (IA), White Border unused



Naval Prison, Navy Yard
Title:
Naval Prison, Navy Yard
Portsmouth New Hampshire (NH), White Border unused


Woman's Prison, Illinois State Pennitentiary
Title:
Woman's Prison, Illinois State Pennitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1917



Warden's Residence and Entrance to Prison
Title:
Warden's Residence and Entrance to Prison
Thomaston Maine (ME), White Border PM 1937 Aug-5

Description:
Tichnor Bros., Inc.


Sing Sing Prison - State of New York Department of Correction
Title:
Sing Sing Prison - State of New York Department of Correction
Ossining New York (NY), Chrome unused



State of Michigan Branch Prison
Title:
State of Michigan Branch Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Chrome unused


Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Woman's State Prison
Title:
Woman's State Prison
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Jan-10


Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1915 Nov-25

Description:
Prisoners marching.



Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Divided Back unused


Southeast Corner of Iowa Penitentiary
Title:
Southeast Corner of Iowa Penitentiary
Fort Madison Iowa (IA), Divided Back PM 1909 Jan-14



Front Wall and Main Building, Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Front Wall and Main Building, Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back PM 1910


Indiana State Prison
Title:
Indiana State Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1908 Jul-10



Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back unused


Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back PM 1908 Feb-15



US Military Prison
Title:
US Military Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused


Entrance to Indiana Prison
Title:
Entrance to Indiana Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused



Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back


U.S. Prison
Title:
U.S. Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back unused



Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM Nov-11


State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Bismarck North Dakota (ND), Divided Back unused



Main Prison Gate
Title:
Main Prison Gate
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused

Description:
"Who enters here leaves home behind."


Front Yard State Prison
Title:
Front Yard State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Divided Back unused



Front Yard State Prison
Title:
Front Yard State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Divided Back unused


Prison- New Cell House
Title:
Prison- New Cell House
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Divided Back unused



Bird's Eye View of United States Penitentiary
Title:
Bird's Eye View of United States Penitentiary
Lewisburg Pennsylvania (PA), Linen PM 1945 Dec-3

Description:
M W M Co.


State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Deer Lodge Montana (MT), Chrome unused



Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Marion Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This maximum security federal prison is south of Marion.


United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Marion Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
World's most modern penal institution. Designed to provide maximum security for 600 violators of federal laws.



Aerial View of Clinton Prison Looking East
Title:
Aerial View of Clinton Prison Looking East
Dannemora New York (NY), Chrome unused

Description:
Recreation yard and prisoner built Catholic Church. Dexter Press Inc.


Dining Hall and Grounds, Missouri State Penitentiary
Title:
Dining Hall and Grounds, Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Divided Back unused



Penitentiary
Title:
Penitentiary
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back PM 1908 Nov-2


Indiana State Prison
Title:
Indiana State Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1911



Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back PM 1918


A Corner In The Iowa State Prison
Title:
A Corner In The Iowa State Prison
Fort Madison Iowa (IA), Divided Back unused



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Divided Back


Wyoming State Penitentiary
Title:
Wyoming State Penitentiary
Rawlins Wyoming (WY), Chrome unused



Montana State Prison
Title:
Montana State Prison
Deer Lodge Montana (MT), Chrome

Description:
Cecil Nixon House of correction.


Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Linen

Description:
On this spot in 1815, the first prison was erected. The first of the present stone buildings, built in 1837 was much used during the Civil War as a federal prison.



United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Linen unused

Description:
One of the largest and costliest prisons established by the Federal Government. Take South Pryor to Federal Prison cars on Peachtree or Whitehall Streets. Curteich


Dominion Penitentiary
Title:
Dominion Penitentiary
Kingston Ontario (ON), Linen PM 1948 Sep-5



Entrance to Stateville, Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Entrance to Stateville, Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1952 Sep-30


Michigan State Prison
Title:
Michigan State Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Linen

Description:
Curteich



Indiana State Prison
Title:
Indiana State Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Dexter Press, Inc.


Downtown Mall, Main Street Near Prison
Title:
Downtown Mall, Main Street Near Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
A visit to Yuma is not complete without a walk through covered sidewalks or by the tiled pools and colorful flowerbeds.



Sunken Gardens, Marquette Branch Prison
Title:
Sunken Gardens, Marquette Branch Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Chrome unused

Description:
This picturesque and colorful garden is tended by inmates of the prison. It is one of the highlights to be seen on the Lake Superior Circle Tour, an artist's dream and a photographer's delight.


Kentucky State Penitentiary
Title:
Kentucky State Penitentiary
Eddyville Kentucky (KY), Chrome unused



Nebraska State Penitentiary
Title:
Nebraska State Penitentiary
Lincoln Nebraska (NE), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1911 Sep-7


Elmira Prison Camp
Title:
Elmira Prison Camp
Elmira New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Prison Camp, 1864
Title:
Prison Camp, 1864
Elmira New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
American News Company


Maine State Prison
Title:
Maine State Prison
Thomaston Maine (ME), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Kings County Penitentiary - Entrance
Title:
Kings County Penitentiary - Entrance
Brooklyn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1908 Jan-24


Entrance Missouri State Prison
Title:
Entrance Missouri State Prison
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), White Border unused



Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border PM 1918 Aug-23

Description:
BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORICAL RICHMOND, VA. SERIES. No. 12. LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA. In this famous building, which formerly stood on the corner of 20th & Cary Sts., thousands of Federal Officers were imprisoned during the war. On one occasion, 19 successfully effected their escape by tunnelling under its walls. Was dismantled in 1893, re-erected in Chicago for exhibition purposes during the World's Fair and is now there.


"76" House Where Major Andre was Imprisoned and Hanged in Rear
Title:
"76" House Where Major Andre was Imprisoned and Hanged in Rear
Tappan New York (NY), Divided Back unused



House Where Major Andre Was Imprisoned
Title:
House Where Major Andre Was Imprisoned
Tappan New York (NY), Divided Back unused

Description:
American News Company


Warden's Home and Scenic Gardens with View of State Prison in Background
Title:
Warden's Home and Scenic Gardens with View of State Prison in Background
Jackson Michigan (MI), Linen



Solitary Corridor, Illinois State Penitentiary
Title:
Solitary Corridor, Illinois State Penitentiary
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back


Bamker's Row, Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Bamker's Row, Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back



Ohio Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back


Auburn Prison
Title:
Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border unused



Main Entrance, Auburn Prison
Title:
Main Entrance, Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border unused


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border unused

Description:
No. 65.Libby Prison was a large building named for its owner who used it as a ship chandlery before the Civil War. During the War it became famous as a Confederate Prison, in which many Federal officers and men were confined. (See Card No. 66)



Bird's-Eye View of Clinton Prison
Title:
Bird's-Eye View of Clinton Prison
Dannemora New York (NY), Divided Back unused


Clinton Prison
Title:
Clinton Prison
Dannemora New York (NY), Divided Back unused



Illinois State Prison
Title:
Illinois State Prison
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1906 Jun-11


View from Top of "Rotunda" of the New Michigan State Prison
Title:
View from Top of "Rotunda" of the New Michigan State Prison
Jackson Michigan (MI), Linen unused



United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Linen unused


Libby Prison As It Was During the War
Title:
Libby Prison As It Was During the War
Richmond Virginia (VA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Nov-2



Indiana State Prison
Title:
Indiana State Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1908 Aug-7


Convicts on Way to Dinner, Ohio Penitentiary
Title:
Convicts on Way to Dinner, Ohio Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back unused



South View Showing Guard Tower, Newgate Prison
Title:
South View Showing Guard Tower, Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Newgate Prison - Gateway
Title:
Newgate Prison - Gateway
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Newgate Prison - The only door remaining in the original prison
Title:
Newgate Prison - The only door remaining in the original prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back)


Interior of Prison Yard, Newgate Prison
Title:
Interior of Prison Yard, Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Oct-24



Interior of Prison Yard, Newgate Prison
Title:
Interior of Prison Yard, Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Rear of the Prison and Terraces, Newgate Prison
Title:
Rear of the Prison and Terraces, Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



South View showing Guard Tower, Newgate Prison
Title:
South View showing Guard Tower, Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1918 Jun-4


Air View of the State Prison
Title:
Air View of the State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border unused



Old Newgate Prison (1773) and Granby Copper Mines (1707)
Title:
Old Newgate Prison (1773) and Granby Copper Mines (1707)
Granby Connecticut (CT), Linen PM 1939 Jun-3


Newgate Prison, Copper Hill
Title:
Newgate Prison, Copper Hill
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Divided Back unused

Description:
Used as a political prison during the Revolutionary War



Street View of Prison Gates
Title:
Street View of Prison Gates
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back unused


View of State Penitentiary
Title:
View of State Penitentiary
Rawlins Wyoming (WY), Divided Back unused



State Prison and Grounds
Title:
State Prison and Grounds
Wethersfield Connecticut (CT), Linen unused


Old Libby Prison
Title:
Old Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Divided Back unused



US Military Prison
Title:
US Military Prison
Fort Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back PM 1908 Aug-20


State Prison--Carson, Nevada
Title:
State Prison--Carson, Nevada
Carson City Nevada (NV), Divided Back unused



State House of Correction and Branch Prison
Title:
State House of Correction and Branch Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Chrome unused


Bird's Eye View of Auburn Prison
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border PM 1923 Oct-10



Street View of State Prison
Title:
Street View of State Prison
Windsor Vermont (VT), White Border PM 1907 Aug-20


Buildings At The State Prison
Title:
Buildings At The State Prison
Florence Arizona (AZ), Real Photo



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Florence Arizona (AZ), Real Photo


State Prison Complex
Title:
State Prison Complex
Florence Arizona (AZ), Real Photo



Thirsty German Prisoners in Their Barbed Wire Cage
Title:
Thirsty German Prisoners in Their Barbed Wire Cage
Divided Back PM 1917 Aug-8

Description:
The first desire of German prisoners brought into camp is to quench their thirst and the picture shows how they rush to the tanks.


Vermont State Prison
Title:
Vermont State Prison
Windsor Vermont (VT), Divided Back unused



Sing-Sing Prison on the Hudson
Title:
Sing-Sing Prison on the Hudson
Ossining New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Feb-18


State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Windsor Vermont (VT), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Aug-20



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Sing Sing Prison on Hudson
Title:
Sing Sing Prison on Hudson
Ossining New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Oct-17



Auburn State Prison - Main Entrance
Title:
Auburn State Prison - Main Entrance
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jan-22


The Prison Gate
Title:
The Prison Gate
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Jun-22



Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Main Gate, New Gate Prison
Title:
Main Gate, New Gate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Divided Back unused



Tombs - City Prison
Title:
Tombs - City Prison
New York New York (NY), Divided Back unused


NewGate Prison, Copper Hill
Title:
NewGate Prison, Copper Hill
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Divided Back unused



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Walla Walla Washington (WA), Real Photo unused


Prisoner Wearing a Ball and Chain
Title:
Prisoner Wearing a Ball and Chain
Divided Back PM 1905 Sep-12

Description:
Cheer up! The worst is yet to come



San Quentin Prison
Title:
San Quentin Prison
San Rafael California (CA), Chrome PM 1952 Jun-2


Aerial View of Maine State Prison with Georges River and Harbor
Title:
Aerial View of Maine State Prison with Georges River and Harbor
Thomaston Maine (ME), Chrome unused



Electrocution chair, Ohio penitentiary
Title:
Electrocution chair, Ohio penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back PM 1912 Aug-5


Ohio Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back unused



Ohio Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back unused


Main Gate, New Gate Prison
Title:
Main Gate, New Gate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Divided Back unused



State Prison and County Jail, Front Entrance, Howard
Title:
State Prison and County Jail, Front Entrance
Howard Rhode Island (RI), Divided Back unused


View at Minnesota State Prison
Title:
View at Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Real Photo unused



Naval Prison, Portsmouth Navy Yard
Title:
Naval Prison, Portsmouth Navy Yard
Kittery Maine (ME), Divided Back PM 1910 Aug-16


Illinois State Penitentiary for Women
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary for Women
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1909 Apr-12



California State Prison
Title:
California State Prison
San Quentin California (CA), Real Photo unused

Description:
at the foot of Mt. Tamalpais


Section of New Cell Block, State Prison
Title:
Section of New Cell Block, State Prison
Jackson Michigan (MI), White Border unused



Sing Sing Prison
Title:
Sing Sing Prison
Ossining New York (NY), Divided Back PM 1921 Aug-27


Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Divided Back PM 1909 Sep-2



Marquette Prison
Title:
Marquette Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Divided Back unused


Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused



Solitary Confinement
Title:
Solitary Confinement
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused

Description:
Severest mode of punishment at Minnesota State Prison. Prisoner is handcuffed to cell doors during working hours


Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused

Description:
This cell was occupied by Cole Younger during the twenty five years of his imprisonment at Minnesota State Prison



Balling and Sacking Room, Twine Factory, Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Balling and Sacking Room, Twine Factory, Minnesota State Prison
Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused


Preparing ROom, twine factory, Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Preparing ROom, twine factory, Minnesota State Prison
Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused



Women Inmates in Prison Yard, Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Women Inmates in Prison Yard, Minnesota State Prison
Minnesota (MN), Divided Back unused


Michigan State Prison
Title:
Michigan State Prison
Jackson Michigan (MI), Divided Back PM 1910 Jan-16



Palais du Tresor et Prison
Title:
Palais du Tresor et Prison
Tangiers unused


Broome County Jail
Title:
Broome County Jail
Binghamton New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Aug-11



Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1909 May-6


Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Linen unused



No Time to Write
Title:
No Time to Write
Divided Back unused

Description:
Series 915


Illinois State Prison
Title:
Illinois State Prison
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Jan-27



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Concord New Hampshire (NH), Divided Back PM 1910 May-2


Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back PM 1909 Mar-28



United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Marion Illinois (IL), Chrome unused


Provincial Penitentiary
Title:
Provincial Penitentiary
Kingston Ontario (ON), Divided Back unused



Penitentiary
Title:
Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1836, with 37 acres inside the compound, it is one of the largest penal institutions in the United States affording maximum security. Although this establishment is closed to the visiting public, a view of inside the compound can be had from the hill on Capital Avenue, just east of the Penitentiary Dexter Press, Inc


Prisoners of Kia-Ting, China
Title:
Prisoners of Kia-Ting, China
Kia-Ting unused

Description:
Prisoners have a square board through which their heads protrude, and fastened with a chain in their neck. The women are placed in cages with a hole on top large enough for their heads to come through when they stand up. This is only one of the mild forms of punishment inflicted by the Chinese for petty larceny offences



Lackawanna County Prison
Title:
Lackawanna County Prison
Scranton Pennsylvania (PA), Divided Back PM 1914 Nov-4


US Naval Prison
Title:
US Naval Prison
New Castle New Hampshire (NH), Divided Back PM Oct-30



Dinner Hour at the Nebraska Penitentiary
Title:
Dinner Hour at the Nebraska Penitentiary
Lincoln Nebraska (NE), Divided Back PM Oct-14


Machine Shop in the Prison
Title:
Machine Shop in the Prison
Real Photo unused



Prisoners in the Dock
Title:
Prisoners in the Dock
Real Photo PM 1907 May-7


USS Texas Sailors Posing at Prison Gate Entrance
Title:
USS Texas Sailors Posing at Prison Gate Entrance
Real Photo unused



Jefferson Davis Prison
Title:
Jefferson Davis Prison
Fort Monroe Virginia (VA), Divided Back PM 1909 Oct-22


Casement Where Jefferson Davis was Imprisoned
Title:
Casement Where Jefferson Davis was Imprisoned
Fort Monroe Virginia (VA), Divided Back PM 1912 Sep-18



Honoring U.S. Servicemen - Prisoners of War - Missing and Killed in Action
Title:
Honoring U.S. Servicemen - Prisoners of War - Missing and Killed in Action
Chrome PM 1970 Nov-24


Wisconsin State Penitentiary - Front Wall
Title:
Wisconsin State Penitentiary - Front Wall
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), White Border unused



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border unused

Description:
View from Gambles Hill Park


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border unused

Description:
Thousands of Federal officers were imprisoned in this famous building, formerly located at 20th and Cary. Sts., during the war. On one occasion 19 men successfully effected their escape by tunnelling under its walls. Was dismantled in 1893, re-erected in Chicago for exhibition during the World's Fair and is now there



Military Prison
Title:
Military Prison
Trimulgherry unused


WWI Prisoner of War Camp - Ohrdruf
Title:
WWI Prisoner of War Camp - Ohrdruf
PM 1916 Jun-29



Inside the Gates, Auburn Prison
Title:
Inside the Gates, Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border unused


Kilby Prison
Title:
Kilby Prison
Montgomery Alabama (AL), Linen PM 1940

Description:
Kilby State Prison, one of the finest and most modern in the world, is named after former governor Kilby and was erected during his administration



Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Linen unused


Kilby Prison
Title:
Kilby Prison
Montgomery Alabama (AL), Linen unused



United States Penitentiary
Title:
United States Penitentiary
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Linen unused

Description:
One of the largest and costliest prisons established by the Federal Government. Take South Pryor to Federal Prison cars on Peachtree or Whitehall Streets


Prison Kitchen
Title:
Prison Kitchen
Auburn New York (NY), Divided Back unused



Luzerne County Prison
Title:
Luzerne County Prison
Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania (PA), Divided Back


Illinois State Penitentiary - East Cell Room
Title:
Illinois State Penitentiary - East Cell Room
Joliet Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1914 Mar-30



Views of Federal Prison
Title:
Views of Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Divided Back unused


Main Entrance of the Auburn Prison
Title:
Main Entrance of the Auburn Prison
Auburn New York (NY), White Border unused



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Cañon City Colorado (CO), Divided Back unused


The Prisoners
Title:
The Prisoners
unused

Description:
Series R 36



Libby Prison as it was During the War
Title:
Libby Prison as it was During the War
Richmond Virginia (VA), Post Card (Undivided Back)


Newgate Prison Views, East Granby
Title:
Newgate Prison Views, East Granby
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Cook Room, showing Sink (1), Oven (2), and Dumb Waiter (3). Entrance to caverns; for entrance and exit of prisoners. Interior of Mine showing foot of Ladder and steps to Bunks, where the British, Tory, and State Prisoners slept for over 50 years



Indiana State Prison
Title:
Indiana State Prison
Michigan City Indiana (IN), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Debtors Prison
Title:
Debtors Prison
Williamsburg Virginia (VA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1909 Sep-23



Thirsty German Prisoners in Their Barbed Wire Cage
Title:
Thirsty German Prisoners in Their Barbed Wire Cage
Divided Back unused

Description:
Series I, 8 The first desire of German prisoners brought into camp is to quench their thirst, and the picture shows how they rush to the water tanks


Daily Mail War Pictures, The Glorious First of July 1916, Our First Prisoners
Title:
Daily Mail War Pictures, The Glorious First of July 1916, Our First Prisoners
Divided Back unused

Description:
Series VII, 56 A great flow of German prisoners into the British camps began immediately with the Great Advance, and the picture shows the first batch marching in



Auburn Prison - Recreation Yard
Title:
Auburn Prison - Recreation Yard
Auburn New York (NY), White Border PM 1921 Jun-10


Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), White Border PM 1919 Sep-28



Town Hall - Prison Cells
Title:
Town Hall - Prison Cells
Boston, Divided Back unused


View of Prison
Title:
View of Prison
Auburn New York (NY), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Air View of Maine State Prison, Georges River and Harbor
Title:
Air View of Maine State Prison, Georges River and Harbor
Thomaston Maine (ME), Chrome unused

Description:
Color by Lyman Owen


Yuma Territorial Prison - Main Guard Tower and Water Tank
Title:
Yuma Territorial Prison - Main Guard Tower and Water Tank
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused



Illinois State Pententiary
Title:
Illinois State Pententiary
Lockport Illinois (IL), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Located on alt. U.S. 66, five miles north of Joliet, the Penitentiary covering 2,220 acres, of which, 64 acres are enclosed with a 30 ft. high concrete wall and 1 1/4 miles long. It is the largest prison yard in the U. S. The grounds are beautifully kept


Nevada State Prison
Title:
Nevada State Prison
Carson City Nevada (NV), Real Photo



Prisoners are Frisked and Moved to Temporary Camps
Title:
Prisoners are Frisked and Moved to Temporary Camps
Chrome unused

Description:
War in the South Atlantic


Michigan State Prison
Title:
Michigan State Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Linen unused

Description:
"In the Land of Hiawatha" The State House of Correction and Branch Prison faces the city across the bay to the shout. The institution houses an average of some eight hundred inmates, of whom forty per cent are in for life. Its landscaped hillsides and sunken gardens are a riot of color throughout the summer



Newgate Prison - East Wall
Title:
Newgate Prison - East Wall
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Newgate Prison - Rear of the Prison and Terraces
Title:
Newgate Prison - Rear of the Prison and Terraces
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Gateway Keystone "Newgate Prison" 1802
Title:
Gateway Keystone "Newgate Prison" 1802
Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Showing the Gateway, with Keystone bearing the name "Newgate Prison," so-called from the Newgate of London, and the date 1802, when the wall was completed


Bird's-Eye View Newgate Prison
Title:
Bird's-Eye View Newgate Prison
East Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Interior of Prison Yard
Title:
Interior of Prison Yard
Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Washington State Penitentiary
Title:
Washington State Penitentiary
Walla Walla Washington (WA), White Border PM 1931 Sep-18



South Graded School, Used as a Federal Prisong During the War
Title:
South Graded School, Used as a Federal Prisong During the War
Charlotte North Carolina (NC), White Border PM 1918 Dec-8


Federal Prison
Title:
Federal Prison
Atlanta Georgia (GA), Linen unused

Description:
This is one of the largest prisons established by the Federal Government, houses 4,000 inmates



Ohio State Penitentiary
Title:
Ohio State Penitentiary
Columbus Ohio (OH), Linen PM 1937 Aug-16


Dining Hall, Federal Prison
Title:
Dining Hall, Federal Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back PM 1914 Aug-7



Birdseye View of Minnesota State Prison
Title:
Birdseye View of Minnesota State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Divided Back PM Jan-5


Lansing State Prison
Title:
Lansing State Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused



Warden's Residence, Missouri State Penitentiary
Title:
Warden's Residence, Missouri State Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), Divided Back unused


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), White Border PM 1919 Mar-20

Description:
In this famous building, which formerly stood on the corner of 20th & Cary Sts., thousands of Federal Officers were imprisoned during the War. On one ??? 19 successfully effected their escape by tunnelling under its walls. Was dismantled in 1893, re-erected in Chicago for exhibition purposes during the World's Fair and is now there



Nebraska State Penitentiary
Title:
Nebraska State Penitentiary
Lincoln Nebraska (NE), White Border unused


State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Rawlins Wyoming (WY), White Border unused



Entrance to Missouri State Penitentiary, Showing Hospital and Watch Tower
Title:
Entrance to Missouri State Penitentiary, Showing Hospital and Watch Tower
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), White Border unused


Court Showing New Cell Building and Dining Hall, Mo. State Penitentiary
Title:
Court Showing New Cell Building and Dining Hall, Mo. State Penitentiary
Jefferson City Missouri (MO), White Border unused



Airview of Town with State Prison in Foreground
Title:
Airview of Town with State Prison in Foreground
Thomaston Maine (ME), Chrome unused

Description:
Smoke in background is from Dragon Cement Plant, largest of its kind in New England


Vermont State Prison
Title:
Vermont State Prison
Windsor Vermont (VT), Divided Back PM 1908 Jan-15



Old Walnut Street Prison in 1774
Title:
Old Walnut Street Prison in 1774
Philadelphia Pennsylvania (PA), Divided Back PM 1908 Oct-5


State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Stillwater Minnesota (MN), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906



The Only Door Remaining in the Original Prison
Title:
The Only Door Remaining in the Original Prison
Granby Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back)


Foot of 80-Foot Shaft
Title:
Foot of 80-Foot Shaft
Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Showing pump and entrance to the drain where a prisoner made his escape



Window of Sleeping Room
Title:
Window of Sleeping Room
Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Showing the cut bar, sawed by a prisoner with a watch spring


Showing the Gateway of Newgate Prison
Title:
Showing the Gateway of Newgate Prison
London, Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
With keystone bearing the name "Newgate Prison" so-called from the Newgate of London, and the date 1802, when the wall was completed



Seventy-Foot Shaft, Front Wall, Sentry and Chapel
Title:
Seventy-Foot Shaft, Front Wall, Sentry and Chapel
Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Interior of Prison Yard
Title:
Interior of Prison Yard
Post Card (Undivided Back)



Old Newgate Prison
Title:
Old Newgate Prison
Windsor Locks Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Old Newgate Prison
Title:
Old Newgate Prison
Windsor Locks Connecticut (CT), Post Card (Undivided Back)



Prison Cells, Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon
Title:
Prison Cells, Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon
Salem Oregon (OR), Divided Back unused


State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Walla Walla Washington (WA), Divided Back unused



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Lansing Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused


Lansing State Prison
Title:
Lansing State Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused



New Federal Prison
Title:
New Federal Prison
Leavenworth Kansas (KS), Divided Back unused


Old New-Gate Prison
Title:
Old New-Gate Prison
Chrome unused

Description:
The sentry house at the southeast corner of Old New-Gate Prison, with Viets Tavern, the home of Captain John Viets, first warden of New-Gate, on the right



Jeferson Davis Prison
Title:
Jeferson Davis Prison
Fort Monroe Virginia (VA), Divided Back PM 1908 Sep-6


Jefferson Davis Prison
Title:
Jefferson Davis Prison
Fort Monroe Virginia (VA), Divided Back unused



State Prison
Title:
State Prison
Waupun Wisconsin (WI), Divided Back PM 1911 Aug-2


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Divided Back unused



Kings Co. Penitentiary
Title:
Kings Co. Penitentiary
Flatbush New York (NY), Divided Back PM Aug-31


Libby Prison
Title:
Libby Prison
Richmond Virginia (VA), Divided Back

Description:
In this famous building, which formerly stood on the corner of 20th & Cary Sts., thousands of Federal officers were imprisoned during the war. On one occasion 19 successfully effected their escape by tunnelling under its walls. Was dismantled in 1893, re-erected in Chicago for exhibition purposes during the World's Fair, and is now there



Marquette Branch Prison
Title:
Marquette Branch Prison
Marquette Michigan (MI), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1888. Has about 1,000 inmates. Novelty store sells items made by the inmates. Sunken gardens in front of prison copied from famous garden in Italy. Height of tower, 88 feet


Arizona Territorial Prison
Title:
Arizona Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused



State Penitentiary
Title:
State Penitentiary
Rowlings Wyoming (WY), Real Photo unused


Prisonnier of Guerre, Starring Ronald Reagan
Title:
Prisonnier of Guerre, Starring Ronald Reagan
Continental Chrome unused



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