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Administration building, Kansas State Penitentiary

Administration building, Kansas State Penitentiary
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a view of the administration building at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas.


Album of Topeka, Kansas

Album of Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Ward Brothers, Columbus, Ohio
Date: 1888
This printed album contains engravings of public buildings and homes in Topeka, Kansas.


Allen County Jail

Allen County Jail
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society. Historic Preservation Office
Date: 2012
Allen County Jail is located in Iola, Allen County, Kansas. It was built in 1869 by White and Hays. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.


Capt. Cook brought out of jail

Capt. Cook brought out of jail
Date: 1859
An illustration of Captain John Cook, a John Brown follower, being brought out of jail and surrounded by soldiers.


City prison, Topeka, Kansas

City prison, Topeka, Kansas
Date: June 05, 1914
This black and white photograph shows four police officers on horse back and a horse-drawn paddy wagon in front of the city prison at the northwest corner of 5th & Jackson Street in Topeka, Kansas.


Clay County Courthouse, Clay Center, Kansas

Clay County Courthouse, Clay Center, Kansas
Date: Between 1970s and 1980s
This photograph shows an east view of the Clay County Courthouse in Clay Center, Kansas. The two-story building designed by architect J.C. Holland was constructed between 1900 and 1901. Designed in the Romanesque style the structure features a hip roof, massive stonework and a clock tower in the center. In 1972, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Correctional facilities in Kansas

Correctional facilities in Kansas
Date: Between 1990 and 1999
Six photographs showing correctional facilities in Kansas. Named are the El Dorado Correctional Facility and the Toronto Correctional Work Facility.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to inmate parole and passes to visit relatives, Reformatory employees, and employee salaries. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment with the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, currently known as the Hutchinson Correctional Facitlity in Hutchinson, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Penitentiary applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Penitentiary applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment with the State Penitentiary. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Penitentiary applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Penitentiary applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment with the State Penitentiary. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, paroles and institutions

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, paroles and institutions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to inmate paroles and state institutions. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Wise, of Virginia, examining the wounded Harpers Ferry prisoners

Governor Wise, of Virginia, examining the wounded Harpers Ferry prisoners
Date: 1859
A sketch of Governor Wise, of Virginia, examining the wounded Harpers Ferry prisoners in the presence of Senator Mason. A reporter of the New York Herald, a special sketch artist, and an Officer of Marines look on.


Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas

Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Everts, L.H. & Co., Philadelphia, PA
Date: Between 1887 and 1920
This is a colored illustration of the Kansas State Reform School in Topeka, Kansas. It was removed from the Kansas State Atlas (1887).


Kansas Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
An aerial view of the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas
Creator: Western Studios
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
An aerial photograph showing the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory at Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: 1901
A photograph showing the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: 1960
An aerial view of the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas State Penitentiary

Kansas State Penitentiary
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows guards in formation holding their rifles, at the Kansas State Penitentiary, Lansing, Kansas.


Kansas State Penitentiary

Kansas State Penitentiary
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
These inmates are working on a construction project at the Kansas State Penitentiary, Lansing, Kansas.


Kansas State Penitentiary

Kansas State Penitentiary
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows inmates working at the brick plant, Kansas State Penitentiary, Lansing, Kansas.


Kansas State Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas

Kansas State Reformatory, Hutchinson, Kansas
Creator: Fred Harvey (Firm)
Date: 1911
A postcard view of the Kansas State Reformatory in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Kansas Women's Industrial Farm in Lansing, Kansas

Kansas Women's Industrial Farm in Lansing, Kansas
Date: Between 1916 and 1930
This is a photograph of women sitting outside of a building on the Women's Industrial Farm in Lansing, Kansas. In 1916, this facility was established, and, for a year, it was a branch of the men's prison at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Leavenworth County. In 1917, it began operating as a separate, satellite unit. The Industrial Farm was under the supervision of the State Board of Administration before coming under the control of the Board of Penal Institutions, which was eventually reorganized as the Department of Corrections. It housed women who had committed crimes against the state. In 1980, the facility became co-correctional and the name was changed to the Kansas Correctional Institution at Lansing in 1983.


Leavenworth Penitentiary

Leavenworth Penitentiary
Date: Possibly between 1895 and 1910
View of the United State Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.


Leavenworth jail, Leavenworth, Kansas

Leavenworth jail, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1874
This black and white photograph shows the three-story brick structure of the Leavenworth jail in Leavenworth, Kansas.


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