Wardens and convicts are killed during a gun battle at Alcatraz prison. San Francisco, USA.
Prisoners exhibit and sell their art at San Quentin prison.
America's toughest prison, Alcatraz, closes down.
Two prisoners hold others hostage at gun point but finally surrender and free their hostages.
Escape attempt from Alcatraz prison in San Francisco fails.
Famous American prison is to be replaced by a new prison called 'Marian'.
Exterior and Interior of San Quentin prison and its inmates.
Caryl Chessman is finally executed after prison failed to get the latest stay of execution in time.
Prisoners in Ohio State Penitentiary take part in cancer tests. America.
Women prisoners restoring broken dolls for needy children, men repairing boys toys.
Oklahoma State Prison convicts organise a rodeo.
Servicemen are called in to quell a fierce mutiny in the Missouri State Penitentiary.
Prisoners barricade themselves in at Rahway and at Jackson Prison, where riot flares in conflict with State police
Wardens and convicts are killed during a gun battle at Alcatraz prison.
A riot in Auburn State Penitentiary leads to death and destruction. New York, America (USA, U.S.A.).
Firemen put out the last of the fire in a prison which killed 319 men who were locked in their cells. Columbus, Ohio. America (USA, U.S.A.).
Prisoners play an American Football match in jail.
Good shots from inside a prison in California.