1954 Missouri State Penitentiary Riot

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Collection Name: MS297 Mark Schreiber Collection

Description: Reporter Jerena East Giffen interviews officers and officials during the night of the riot. On the far right with the Thompson submachine gun is John Eidson, son of MSP Warden Ralph Eidson.

Photographer/Studio: Unknown

Coverage: United States – Missouri – Cole – Jefferson City

Date: September 22-23, 1954

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

Credit: Courtesy of Missouri State Archives

Image Number: MS297_3508

Institution: Missouri State Archives


Owner: MissouriStateArchives
Source: Flickr Commons
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