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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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
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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