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Title
Calif. Inst. for Women
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Exterior view of the California Institution for Women at Corona on July 10, 1954. Colorful flowers, modern architecture and good landscaping give it the appearance of any Southland campus rather than a penal institution. The entire prison operation covers 119 acres. Sixty of them are enclosed by fences topped with barbed wire. The women do most of the landscaping, including mowing the lawns with power mowers. It is such a serene scene, it is difficultl to realize that the felonies committed by some of the inmates were forgery, narcotics selling, and murder.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00058397
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2358.
CARL0000060308
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23233
Subject
California Institution for Women (Corona, Calif.)
Prisons--California--Corona
Women--California--Corona
Corona (Calif.)

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