Inventory of Folsom Prison Views [graphic], 1893-1908

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Inventory of Folsom Prison Views [graphic], 1893-1908

Collection number: BANC PIC 1991.061--PIC

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1991
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Folsom Prison Views [graphic],
Date (inclusive): 1893-1908
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1991.061--PIC
Extent: Number of items: 12 photographic prints mounted on cardboard
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Views of canal, guard house, power house, dining hall, miscellaneous buildings, prisoners at work, and a composite portrait of 7 prisoners "who made the break at Folsom in 1893."
Languages Represented: English

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Folsom Prison views [graphic], BANC PIC 1991.061--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

List of Items

item :1

View of Canal and Guard Houses

item :2

Canal, Power House and Guard Houses

item :3

View of Quarry at Rock Crusher

item :4

[Large group of prisoner in line]

item :5

Front View of Warden's apartments, Main Prison. Guard's Dining Room and sleeping apartments, Power House and stone sheds

item :6

Side View of Warden's apartments and part of Main Prison

item :7

Canal, drawbridge and the second engine run in California

item :8

View taken of Back end of Power House and the American River

item :9

View of Convicts' Dinining Room

item :10

View of Rock Crusher and an excursion party from Sacramento, CA (these pictures were taken prior to 1908)

item :11

End view of inside of prison with the Turn and assistant turn keys

item :12

Seven Convicts who made the Break at Folsom Prison, [month unreadable] 27th, 1893