1954 Missouri State Penitentiary Riot

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

Description: Overhead shot of Missouri National Guardsmen lined up indoors. Caption reads, "Company H, 138th Inf Regt, MoNG, mobilized, preparatory to leaving armory in St. Louis early Thursday, 23 Sept 1954, to go to Jefferson City to help put down prison riot. Captain Gene Wolf (lower left), company commander, ready to lead men to special train."

Photographer/Studio: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Coverage: United States – Missouri – St. Louis City

Date: September 22, 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_05A

Institution: Missouri State Archives


Owner: MissouriStateArchives
Source: Flickr Commons
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