1954 Missouri State Penitentiary Riot

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Collection Name: RG133 Adjutant General's Office 1954 Riot Scrapbook

Description: Many buildings were burned nearly to the ground as the result of an inmate riot. Caption reads, "Ruins of Prison Chapel, Missouri State Penitentiary riot and fire, 23 September 1954."

Photographer/Studio: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Coverage: United States – Missouri – Cole – Jefferson City

Date: September 23, 1954

Rights: Please contact the Missouri State Archives at [email protected] for information on reproduction and use.

Credit: UNDER COPYRIGHT; contact the Missouri State Archives for more information

Image Number: RG133_MSPRiot_10A

Institution: Missouri State Archives


Owner: MissouriStateArchives
Source: Flickr Commons
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