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Portinhola I by guilhermelazaromendes

Photos taken on Pedrinhas State Penitentiary, Maranhao, Brazil, in January 2015. These photos are part of the homonymous book, written by Guilherme Mendes, about the most violent jail in Brazil. 12 more words

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Portinhola I by guilhermelazaromendes


Photos taken on Pedrinhas State Penitentiary, Maranhao, Brazil, in January 2015. These photos are part of the homonymous book, written by Guilherme Mendes, about the most violent jail in Brazil. 7 more words

Journalism

Vibin' (Episode Four)

For a decade and a half, this hellhole has been my adversary.Amongst the walking dead, this prison system’s like a mortuary.

Out of sight, out of mind. 168 more words

Poetry

Abducted 16

“I’m so glad you’re alive” Dr. Luke said after Amy concluded her explanation about her car accident and disappearance. He didn’t quite comprehend the whole details, there was loopholes. 1,718 more words

Gere Ochuko {Nkem}

Digging for gold in our community collections: Round Three!

Yep- it’s time for another one of these posts where I pick out some of our lovely community collections to show you again.

This time, I’ve chosen to tell you about a collection that is very special to me, as it was the first-ever collection that I catalogued! 429 more words

November 18th & 19th, 1873

“11th mo. 18th, Raining. Took street cars to Blind Asylum. Spent some time in school rooms. Thence to the Penitentiary. Saw the prisoners pass to dinner and commence meals. 127 more words

Escape To Alcatraz

All images © Spiral Light Photography

Alcatraz prison was once the toughest prison in the U.S. Federal Penitentiary system. The Rock, as it had been nicknamed was considered escape-proof, being housed on Alcatraz Island, approximately 2 kilometers off of the coast of San Francisco. 724 more words

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