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1964 (10)
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Photograph, B/w (10)
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Charlie Palek (1)
Danita Allen Wood (1)
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1. A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots November/13/1977 Article 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...

2. In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon February-March//2001 Photos and article about the history of the Jefferson City Correctional Center, formerly the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 as "the first prison built west of the Mississippi River" and planned...

3. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men eating at luncheon in connection with a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

4. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

5. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and women at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

6. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and women at luncheon held in conjunction with South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

7. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men at luncheon held in conjunction with a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

8. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men near guard tower during South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

9. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men with inmate during South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

10. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men observing inmates manufacturing automobile license plates during a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

11. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and inmates observing frisking of inmate during a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

12. Missouri State Penitentiary Missouri State Penitentiary 1964 Unidentified men and and women at luncheon held in conjunction with a South Central Business Association visit to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.

13. Politics, Punishment, and Profit: Convict Labor in the Missouri State Penitentiary, 1875-1900 Politics, Punishment, and Profit: Convict Labor in the Missouri State Penitentiary, 1875-1900 Summer//1992 Article about the labor system at the Jefferson City state prison in the late 1800s, designed to be self-supporting through manufacturing work by the prisoners, with illustrations and photos.