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Sing Sing Prison Photographs

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of approximately 50 black-and-white photographs depicting scenes, inmates, officials, facilities, and artifacts related to Sing Sing Prison. Subjects include buildings, the electric chair, office interiors, cell interiors and exteriors, automobiles, chapel interior and exterior, prison script, inmates in formation, and cemetery.
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Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet (circa 50 photographs)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1920-1940
Series Number:
B1514

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of approximately 50 black-and-white photographs depicting scenes, inmates, officials, facilities, and artifacts related to Sing Sing Prison. Subjects include buildings, the electric chair, office interiors, cell interiors and exteriors, automobiles, chapel interior and exterior, prison script, inmates in formation, and cemetery. Several photos are copies of early prints.

Photographs are not captioned and neither individuals nor groups are identified.

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Contents Box Folder

Accretion: B1514-97
Execution/Punishment 1 1
Execution/Punishment 1 2
Execution/Punishment 1 3
Execution/Punishment 1 4
Execution/Punishment 1 5
Execution/Punishment 1 6
Exterior Views 1 7
Exterior Views 1 8
Exterior Views 1 9
Exterior Views 1 10
Exterior Views 1 11
Exterior Views 1 12
Exterior Views 1 13
Exterior Views 1 14
Exterior Views 1 15
Exterior Views 1 16
Exterior Views 1 17
Guards/Officials 1 18
Guards/Officials 1 19
Guards/Officials 1 20
Guards/Officials 1 21
Historic Views 1 22
Historic Views 1 23
Historic Views 1 24
Historic Views 1 25
Historic Views 1 26
Historic Views 1 27
Historic Views 1 28
Historic Views 1 29
Historic Views 1 30
Historic Views 1 31
Historic Views 1 32
Historic Views 1 33
Inmates 1 34
Inmates 1 35
Interior Views 1 36
Interior Views 1 37
Interior Views 1 38
Interior Views 1 39
Interior Views 1 40
Interior Views 1 41
Interior Views 1 42
Interior Views 1 43
Miscellaneous 1 44
Miscellaneous 1 45
Miscellaneous 1 46
Miscellaneous 1 47
Prison Money (Script) 1 48
Prison Money (Script) 1 49