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Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, 1934-1963

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Asteron , San Francisco, Calif
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California, Hi
Statementtext by James Fuller ; research and editor, Yumi Gay ; design by Pierre Odier
ContributionsGay, Yumi, Odier, Pierre
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LC ClassificationsHV9474.A4 F85 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24970767M
OCLC/WorldCa40530419

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Contained in this collection is an index to inmates held at the Alcatraz U.S. Penitentiary (USP), California, from to After locating the inmate identification number in this index, the inmate’s case files can then be requested from the National Archives.

Corral your keys with our new Alcatraz keychain. Alcatraz Island operated as a federal maximum-security penitentiary for 29 years (), and prison regulations were strictly enforced, both for inmates and guards.

Keys were kept securely locked up and 1934-1963 book only to correctional officers not in direct contact with inmates. ‎The Fading Voices of Alcatraz is a ten chapter work that focuses on the United States Federal Penitentiary era () of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California.

The complete history of Alcatraz Island includes such topics as early Native American, Spanish discovery, military fo.

Читать страницу онлайн. Staff Writer. A Museum of Prison Life(Eastern State Penitentiary) The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sundstrom, Carl. Handwritten Summary of Escape Attempt, Surgeon General’s Office, War Department.

A Report on Barracks and Hospitals with Descriptions of Military Posts. Government Printing Office, Surgeon General’s Office, War.

The Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary or United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island (often referred to as Alcatraz [/ ˈ æ l k ə ˌ t r æ z /, Spanish pronunciation: [al-ka-tɾas] (Latin America)/Spanish pronunciation: [al-ka-tɾaθ] (Spain) from Arabic: غطاس ‎, romanized: al-ġaţţās, lit.

'gannet ("the diver")'] or The Rock) was a maximum security federal prison on Alcatraz Island, 1 Location: San Francisco Bay, California. Alcatraz: Federal Prison United States Penitentiary Alcatraz represents the federal government's response to post-Prohibition, post-Depression America.

Both the institution and the men confined within its walls reflect our society during this era. The Fading Voices of Alcatraz is a ten chapter work that focuses on the United States Federal Penitentiary era () of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California.

The complete history of Alcatraz Island includes such topics as early Native American, Spanish discovery, military. 1. Al Capone played banjo in the inmate band. The notorious gangster and mob boss was among the first prisoners to occupy the new Alcatraz federal prison in August   Alcatraz is a former federal prison located on an island in San Fransisco Bay.

The prison once housed some of America’s most difficult and dangerous felons during its. California, U.S., Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Prisoner Index, Contained in this collection is an index to inmates held at the Alcatraz U.S.

Penitentiary (USP), California, from to After locating the inmate’s identification number in this index the inmate’s case files can be obtained from the NARA Pacific Regional. Over the 29 years () that the Federal prison operated, 36 men (including two who tried to escape twice) were involved in 14 separate escape attempts.

Of these, 23 were caught, 6 were shot and killed during their escape, and 2 drowned. Acerca de Índice de prisioneros, Prisión Federal de Alcatraz, California, Estados Unidos, – Contained in this collection is an index to inmates held at the Alcatraz U.S.

Penitentiary (USP), California, from to   Alcatraz was a maximum high security Federal prison on Alcatraz Island. It was situated miles ( km) off the coast of San Fransisco, California (U.S.A.) and was operated from until General History of Alcatraz The main prison building was built induring which time it was a United States Army military prison.

The army transferred Alcatraz to the civilian Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in The BOP quickly converted the aging military prison into a maximum-security, state-of-the-art civilian penitentiary. Alcatraz would shortly become the most famous federal prison in United States history.

The Fading Voices of Alcatraz is a ten chapter work that focuses on the United States Federal Penitentiary era () of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California.

The complete history of Alcatraz Island includes such topics as early Native American, Spanish discovery, military fort, military prison, federal penitentiary, Indian occupation, and National s: 1.

Handout Photo/U. Penitentiary Alcatraz Show More Show Less 62 of 69 This photo from the U.S. Penitentiary Alcatraz shows correctional officer Orrin T. Maybee looking over the inside of the. Alcatraz and history go hand in hand. Once home to some of America’s most notorious criminals, the federal penitentiary that operated here from to brought a dark mystique to “The Rock”.

Inside Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary Gaddis published ‘Birdman of Alcatraz’ infour years before Stroud, 69, and infirm, was transferred to the Medical Center for Federal Prisons in. Alcatraz was obtained by the Federal Bureau of Prisons in The former military detention center became America’s first maximum-security civilian penitentiary.

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This “prison system’s prison” was specifically designed to house the most horrendous prisoners, the troublemakers that other federal prisons could not successfully detain.

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InCapone was convicted on federal charges of tax evasion and was sentenced to an 11 year sentence in a federal prison, which included a term at the then-new Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.

Upon his arrival inprison officials made it very clear that he would not be receiving any preferential treatment. Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, Inmate Case Files, - The National Archives, Capital Plains Region, in Kansas City, offers a free online name index to the Inmate Case Files of the U.S.

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See more ideas about books, reading, letter f pins.Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (), like Pelican Bay Prison, functioned more like a medieval dungeon than a jail. All incoming inmates were placed into month-long solitary quarantine. Solitary confinement was, moreover, used as punishment, and accordingly there were several cells .Also there are items used by officers, including correctional materials when Alcatraz was a federal penitentiary (), as well as materials from the military prison period () and the American Indian occupation of