1954 Missouri State Penitentiary Riot

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

Description: A few men inspect the extensive damage done to a building on the MSP grounds after the inmate riot and fires. Caption reads, "Aftermath of fire in the Clothing Factory (also Groceries & Canned Goods), Missouri State Penitentiary fire, 22 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_09B

Institution: Missouri State Archives


Owner: MissouriStateArchives
Source: Flickr Commons
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