Celebration with the Warden, Illinois State Prison, Stateville

Title

Celebration with the Warden, Illinois State Prison, Stateville

Subject

Illinois State Penitentiary (Stateville, Ill.)
Prisoners
Ex-convicts
Prison wardens
Ragen, Joseph E.

Description

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.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

en

Identifier

400033
Illinois State Prison, Stateville

Original Format

studio print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

21 x 26 cm

Citation

“Celebration with the Warden, Illinois State Prison, Stateville,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 27, 2018, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/13246.