1954 Missouri State Penitentiary Riot

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Collection Name: MS297 Mark Schreiber Collection

Description: From the News-Tribune: "Six St. Louis City policemen this morning carry Clarence Dietzel of California, Mo., a wounded prison guard, through the courtyard of the main prison. He was released by rioters who surrendered. Dietzel, who was taken to the hospital, was held as a hostage all night."

Photographer/Studio: Jefferson City Post-Tribune

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: MS297_1595

Institution: Missouri State Archives

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Owner: MissouriStateArchives
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