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Title
Cabinet in Warden's Office, containing weapons captured from convicts in the break of Folsom Prison, June 27 - 1893
Date Created and/or Issued
[1893]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2010-0713.
Shows display case containing photographs of seven convicts who were part of escape (Sontag, Williams, Hy Wilson, Dalton, Abbott, and Hayseed Wilson), three additional photos of Schell, Duffy and Wm. Fredericks, Winchester rifles, pistols, knife and bags of ammunition. Newspaper articles on verso describing cabinet and resolution by Prison Director Neff to his staff in recognition of their courage.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print on boudoir card ; 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001393420CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6785
Language
English
Subject
Sontag, George,, 1864--Photographs
Folsom Prison--Photographs
Prisoners--California--Folsom
Prison escapes--California--Sacramento County
Firearms
Sacramento County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Boudoir card photographs
Place
California
Folsom
Sacramento County
Sacramento County (Calif.)

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