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All sort of reference for prison buildings and guard towers and walls

Jonathan Veiga-Perez
Always wanted to tour Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP, "The Walls") Jefferson City, MO. Served MO for 168 years, now decommissioned. Lots of interesting history here. Abandoned Prisons, Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Jefferson City Missouri, N America, Prison Life, Amazing Architecture, Urban Decay, St Louis

In the Wake of a Riot Crime Magazine

Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City - Would make a great field trip:)

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Joliet Prison

Often confused with Stateville Correctional Center, which is located in nearby Crest Hill, Illinois, Joliet Correctional Center is in fact a completely separate prison. Joliet prison was built with convict labor at a total cost of $75,000 and had space for 761 inmates. The prison was built where it was because the limestone used to make it was quarried directly from the site. Opened in 1858, just outside of Joliet city limits, it replaced the Alton Prison, which opened 1833 and closed 1860…

Prison - Many modern prisons are surrounded by a perimeter of high walls, razor wire or barbed wire, motion sensors and guard towers in order to prevent prisoners from escaping Civil Rights Groups, Political Prisoners, Maputo, High Walls, U.s. States, Double Doors, Building Design, Physics, New Homes

Prison - Many modern prisons are surrounded by a perimeter of high walls, razor wire or barbed wire, motion sensors and guard towers in order to prevent prisoners from escaping

old joliet prison photos We used to live by this prison when I was a little kid, My dad would say gurads were in the towers with guns. Route 66 Road Trip, Travel Route, Joliet Prison, Route 66 Arizona, Abandoned Prisons, Joliet Illinois, What To Do Today, Prison Break, Close To Home

Joliet Prison - Tripadvisor

Joliet Prison, Joliet: See 74 reviews, articles, and 90 photos of Joliet Prison, ranked No.9 on TripAdvisor among 30 attractions in Joliet.

An amazing documentary - Angola Prison inmate in ‘Serving Life’ (watched on Netflix instant) Prison Inmates, Department Of Corrections, Life Sentence, Criminal Justice System, Criminology, Prison Break, Hospice, Natural Life, Documentaries

TV: In ‘Serving Life,’ prisoners discover the meaning of death

A tender documentary on OWN follows inmates who volunteer to be hospice workers at Louisiana’s Angola prison, caring for their fellow inmates at life’s end.

Vladimir Central Prison, Russia: Built in it was infamous for housing Soviet Union political prisoners. It was common for brutal beatings to occur here, some ending in deaths. The prisoners were also ordered to beat each other. Gary Powers, Prison Cell, Political Prisoners, Behind Bars, Old Things, Around The Worlds, Mansions, History, Architecture

Vladimir Central Prison, Russia Built 1783, became infamous for housing political prisoners during the Soviet Union era. the overcrowded and disease-infested prison is known for the sadistic abuse that the inmates receive from the guards. Prisoners are forced out of their cells, ordered to put their hands on the wall and given beatings so severe that they have to be dragged back to their cells, while others result in deaths. As if this isn’t enough, they are also ordered to beat each other.

Giles corey the crucible essay topics Everything you ever wanted to know about Giles Corey in The Crucible, written by masters of this stuff just for you. Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Places, Salem Massachusetts Witch, Witch History, Salem Witch Trials, Department Of Corrections, Essay Topics, Ghost Towns, Witchcraft

Salem Jail

Salem Jail Salem, Massachusetts About the Salem Jail: "The original portion of the granite jail and the Federal period Jailer’s House were constructed in 1811-1813. The granite jail was substantially enlarged in 1884-1885 including the addition of the octagonal cupolas. According to Bryant Tolles, Architecture in Salem, the Salem Jail was one of the oldest correctional facilities in the country still fulfilling its original function until it was vacated in 1991. Individually and as a…

Chethams Library, Manchester (UK). Manchester Uk, Telling Stories, Love Letters, Travel Ideas, Places To Go, Porn, Inspirational, Lettering, Interior

Librophiliac Love Letter: Revised Edition

Editors Note: This article was originally published by myself (Dylan) on Curious Expeditions. Due to some long overdue and much needed maintainence on...

Nine centuries old and originally the historic residence of Empress Matilda, the Oxford Castle has also been a prison. Now, it’s a hotel and shopping complex. Cathedral Architecture, Uk History, Kingdom Of Great Britain, Beautiful Buildings, Somerset, Prison, Barcelona Cathedral, Cornwall, Places To Visit

Prison Hotel Oxford Castle (Oxfordshire/ U.K.)

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A guard tower looms over the correctional complex on State Road in Philadelphia. Abandoned Prisons, Prison Life, Water Tower, Big Houses, Building Design, Multi Story Building, Layout, Windows, Towers

A guard tower looms over the correctional complex on State Road in Philadelphia.

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, Russia: This is the largest central transit prison in Moscow and it’s known for its brutality. It held inmates during the Great Purge and thousands of them were executed. There are AIDS and tuberculosis epidemics there as well. Supermax Prison, White Lake, Political Prisoners, Water Tower, Places Ive Been, Around The Worlds, Mansions, House Styles, Famous Architects

Butyrka Prison, Moscow, Russia. The largest central transit prison of Moscow is known for its brutality. It held 20,000 inmates during the Great Purge and thousands of them were executed after investigations

The new National African American Museum for History and Culture has acquired two relics of the Angola penitentiary in Louisiana, which has historical roots in slavery. National African American Museum, African American History Museum, African History, Louisiana State Penitentiary, The Longest Yard, What's The Big Idea, New Museum, National Museum, Towers

The “Legacy of Slavery” Comes to the Smithsonian with Angola Prison Guard Tower Donation

Donations from the notorious Louisiana prison highlight a controversial history of incarceration

The NSA-DEA police state tango - This week's DEA bombshell shows us how the drug war and the terror war have poisoned our justice system. Read more. Money In Politics, Wyoming State, National Review, Criminal Justice, Social Justice, American History, Prison, Documentaries, Police

How Prisons Change the Balance of Power in America

The 14th Amendment, when combined with the War on Crime, has paradoxically disenfranchised vast swaths of the population and given the rural, white areas surrounding the prisons unforeseen political power.