San Quentin Prison
San Quentin, California
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Description of Photo
This woodcut, the first authentic picture of San Quentin, shows the prison as it was in 1859. Illustration for Chronicles of San Quentin, by Kenneth Lamott and David McKay Company, publisher.
Front of the prison showing the Administration Building, Officer's and Guard's Recreation Hall, and Armory.

Clinton P. Duffy, Warden.


Two sections of the south dining room, September 8, 1955.

Prisoners assembling World War II ration books, 1943.

Finished sacks at the Jute Mill.

Model planes built by inmates, for use in identification classes for the military. These models range from the British Spitfire to the Boeing B-17 heavy bombers, circa 1940s.
Early form of cell entertainment involved piping local radio programs into the cells. San Quentin, California.

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