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A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots
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TitleA Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots
AbstractArticle about the 1954 riots at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri. Riot included killings, fires, destruction of over $10 million to state property and most of the prison. Also a discussion of prison conditions and overcrowding in general, with photos.
DateNovember/13/1977
SourceThe Kansas City Star Magazine
LocationMicrofilm
Page13-25
Local SubjectPrisons
Riots and Disturbances
Missouri State Penitentiary
Crime
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID105130
CONTENTdm number23215
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