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TAG: prison

  • Letter from Alcatraz September/October 2020

    Inside the Rock's Surprising History

    Before it was an infamous prison, Fort Alcatraz played a key role defending the West Coast

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    (Hans Blossey/Alamy Stock Photo)
  • Letter from Ireland January/February 2020

    The Sorrows of Spike Island

    Millions were forced to flee during the Great Famine­—some of those left behind were condemned to Ireland’s most notorious prison

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    (Courtesy Barra O’Donnabhain)
  • Digs & Discoveries July/August 2019

    Cotton Mill, Prison, Main Street

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    (Illustration: Otto Botticher, Union Prisoners at Salisbury, N, C., 1863. Courtesy of Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Affiliated with Wake Forest University)
  • Digs & Discoveries November/December 2018

    Another Form of Slavery

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    (Courtesy Fort Bend Independent School District)
  • Features November/December 2013

    Life on the Inside

    Open for only six weeks toward the end of the Civil War, Camp Lawton preserves a record of wartime prison life

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    (Virginia Historical Society, Mss5.1.Sn237.1v.6p.139)