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Kingston Penitentiary (July 2017)

Photos taken on July 4, 2017 during an extended tour of the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario.

Prisoner Visiting Cells

Barb Wire Fence

Interior Court Yard… 46 more words


MP proposes the creation of 3 new laws for the protection of Human Rights

The Attorney General of the Republic, Tarek William Saab, during the presentation of his management report, extended to the National Constituent Assembly the proposal to… 108 more words



 “We are all only one step away from insanity.”

Morgaine Eucalyptus Freeman, Death Row Inmate, Mississippi State Penitentiary


I sensed something wasn’t right that day.  Although all the windows were open the air was too still.  549 more words

The Albany Penitentiary

With the old downtown Albany jail becoming inadequate to house what were characterized as “the vilest dregs of society, the rakings of the gutter and the brothel, the profligate, and even the diseased,” Albany County resolved in 1843 to create a new style of penitentiary aimed at “moral reformation of the convict,” but one where “labor performed in the prison shall produce a sufficient income for its maintenance.” With a state law authorizing construction in 1844, the new institution was sited just a few blocks south of what would become Washington Park, bounded by South Knox Street, Myrtle Avenue, Lark Street and Leonard Place, in lovely country environs. 750 more words

Wilson's Nursery

After a visit to the Albany Penitentiary (as a tourist, not an inmate), one could make a rather more charming side trip to a garden at what is now the corner of Knox and Morris Street. 319 more words

One dead following inmate fight at Manitoba penitentiary

Police are investigating after a fight at Stony Mountain Institution turned fatal.

Stonewall RCMP received a report of an fight at around 9 p.m. Sunday involving several inmates. 87 more words


Hackensack Noir

It was a dark super moon evening, and I decided to take some shots of Hackensack, in color, with lenses!  The county courthouse looks classic(al), a bit pompous, and cold.  110 more words