Celebration with the Warden, Illinois State Prison, Stateville
Illinois State Penitentiary (Stateville, Ill.)
Ragen, Joseph E.
Several men, maybe newly released prisoners, celebrate with warden Joseph E. Ragen. Ragan served as warden for twenty-five years (1936-1961). His administration was known for its strict order and the productivity of its prison industries.
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Illinois State Prison, Stateville
21 x 26 cm
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