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Alcatraz, Cell House, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB130413
South (front) Elevation, From Southeast

HB130414
South (front) Elevation

HB130415
West Side Of North End (dining Room/kitchen Area) As Seen From Recreation Yard

HB130416
West Side Of North End (dining Room/kitchen Area) As Seen From Northwest End Of Recreation Yard

HB130417
Recreation Yard And Northwest Corner Of North End Of Building

HB130418
South Wall Of Recreation Yard, From Northwest

HB130419
General View Of Recreation Yard, From Southwest

HB130420
General View Of Recreation Yard, From Southwest

HB130421
Recreation Yard From Top Of Stairs In Southeast Corner Of Yard

HB130422
Guard House, Southwest Corner Of Yard

HB130423
Guard House, Northeast Corner Of Yard

HB130424
Detail Of Roof, Looking South In The Direction Of Lighthouse

HB130425
General View Looking Southeast From Area Of Barker Beach

HB130426
General View Looking Up To East Side From Lower Level Of Island

HB130427
General Vew From Southwest Showing Bluff, Coast Guard's House, Warden's House And Rubble In Foreground

HB130428
General View Showing Southwest Corner Of Building, Coast Guard Lighthouse And Rubble In Foreground

HB130429
Cell Block 'a', Looking Southwest

HB130430
North End Of Cell Block 'a'

HB130431
Southeast Corner Of Cell Block 'a', With View Of Spiral Stairway

HB130432
View Looking South From Third Level Guard Station, Cell Block 'b' Is On The Left And Cell Block 'c' In On The Right

HB130433
View Looking South Between Cell Blocks 'c' And 'b', 'broadway'

HB130434
Detail Showing Cells 149 & 151 In Cell Block 'c'

HB130435
Typical Cell In Cell Block 'c'

HB130436
Detail Showing Door, Opening Levers And Handles, Cell Block 'c'

HB130437
Close-up Detail Showing Door Opening Handles For First Level Doors, Cell Block 'c'

HB130438
Cell Block 'd', Isolation Cells

HB130439
Detail Of Electric Door Openers Of Cell Block 'd'

HB130440
View Showing Visitor Portals

HB130441
View In Prisoner Dining Room


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Item Title


Location
San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1792-A
National Register Number: 76000209

Subjects
Law Enforcement
Jails


Related Names
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM SOUTHEAST
2. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. WEST SIDE OF NORTH END (DINING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA) AS SEEN FROM RECREATION YARD
4. WEST SIDE OF NORTH END (DINING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA) AS SEEN FROM NORTHWEST END OF RECREATION YARD
5. RECREATION YARD AND NORTHWEST CORNER OF NORTH END OF BUILDING
6. SOUTH WALL OF RECREATION YARD, FROM NORTHWEST
7. GENERAL VIEW OF RECREATION YARD, FROM SOUTHWEST
8. GENERAL VIEW OF RECREATION YARD, FROM SOUTHWEST
9. RECREATION YARD FROM TOP OF STAIRS IN SOUTHEAST CORNER OF YARD
10. GUARD HOUSE, SOUTHWEST CORNER OF YARD
11. GUARD HOUSE, NORTHEAST CORNER OF YARD
12. DETAIL OF ROOF, LOOKING SOUTH IN THE DIRECTION OF LIGHTHOUSE
13. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM AREA OF BARKER BEACH
14. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING UP TO EAST SIDE FROM LOWER LEVEL OF ISLAND
15. GENERAL VEW FROM SOUTHWEST SHOWING BLUFF, COAST GUARD'S HOUSE, WARDEN'S HOUSE AND RUBBLE IN FOREGROUND
16. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING, COAST GUARD LIGHTHOUSE AND RUBBLE IN FOREGROUND
17. CELL BLOCK 'A', LOOKING SOUTHWEST
18. NORTH END OF CELL BLOCK 'A'
19. SOUTHEAST CORNER OF CELL BLOCK 'A', WITH VIEW OF SPIRAL STAIRWAY
20. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH FROM THIRD LEVEL GUARD STATION, CELL BLOCK 'B' IS ON THE LEFT AND CELL BLOCK 'C' IN ON THE RIGHT
21. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH BETWEEN CELL BLOCKS 'C' AND 'B', 'BROADWAY'
22. DETAIL SHOWING CELLS 149 & 151 IN CELL BLOCK 'C'
23. TYPICAL CELL IN CELL BLOCK 'C'
24. DETAIL SHOWING DOOR, OPENING LEVERS AND HANDLES, CELL BLOCK 'C'
25. CLOSE-UP DETAIL SHOWING DOOR OPENING HANDLES FOR FIRST LEVEL DOORS, CELL BLOCK 'C'
26. CELL BLOCK 'D', ISOLATION CELLS
27. DETAIL OF ELECTRIC DOOR OPENERS OF CELL BLOCK 'D'
28. VIEW SHOWING VISITOR PORTALS
29. VIEW IN PRISONER DINING ROOM
GENERAL VIEW SHOWING SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING, COAST GUARD LIGHTHOUSE AND RUBBLE IN FOREGROUND
SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION, FROM SOUTHEAST
WEST SIDE OF NORTH END (DINING ROOM/KITCHEN AREA) AS SEEN FROM NORTHWEST END OF RECREATION YARD
GUARD HOUSE, NORTHEAST CORNER OF YARD
DETAIL OF ELECTRIC DOOR OPENERS OF CELL BLOCK "D"


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