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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. Doing Time Doing Time April 2010 Article with pictures about the history of the former Missouri State penitentiary (MSP)--what a 1967 "Time" issue called "the bloodiest forty-seven acres in America." It opened in 1836 and was the first...

3. 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...

4. Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington Last Missouri State Penitentiary Escapee Found Dead in Washington February 9, 2014 Dennis (Slick) Lilly was the last inmate to successfully escape from Missouri State Penitentiary in 1982. Prison officials and investigators believe Lilly was able to escape by wearing a guard's uniform...

5. Missouri Prisons Competing with Russia Missouri Prisons Competing with Russia January/3/1914 Article with illustration about "the Missouri state penitentiary at Jefferson City--the largest in the country, having 2,350 inmates, comparing it with prisons in Russia because of its punishments amounting...

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.