Photograph Collections



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F3717
Department of Corrections, Folsom State Prison Records
Identification photograph cards. 1923–1945. Approx. 12,000 items.

Arranged numerically (chronologically) by prison identification number. Format included is: photographic prints.

Identification photographs are adhered to cards which may also include the following information: prison identification number, name, county sent from, crime, occupation, race, sentence, criminal record, age, birthplace and physical description.

See the Department of Corrections finding aid at the California State Archives for additional information.


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F3717:1095–1113
Department of Corrections, Folsom State Prison Records
Inmate photograph albums. 1880–1942. 20 volumes.

Arranged numerically (chronologically) by prison identification number. Format included is: photograph albums.

Identification photographs of inmates may depict individuals in both street clothes and later in prison garb with heads shaved. Other information included: name, crime, prison identification number, county sent from, age, birthplace, sentence and other notes.

See the Department of Corrections finding aid at the California State Archives for additional information.


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F3717:817–871
Department of Corrections, Institutions Records
Institutional photographs. c.1945–1965. Approx. 3,000 items.

Arranged by institution then alphabetically by subject. Format included is: photographic prints.

Subject categories include: "Activities/Programs/Institutional Services"; "Construction"; "Personnel"; "Physical Plant"; "Recreation/Athletics/Free Time"; and, "Vocational Training/Industries/Productive Labor".

See the Department of Corrections finding aid at the California State Archives for additional information.

Some restrictions may apply. Contact the Reference Desk for more information.


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F3717:1178–1204
Department of Corrections, San Quentin State Prison Records
Inmate photograph albums. 1880–1920. 46 volumes (13 volumes are duplicates).

Arranged numerically (chronologically) by prison identification number. Format included is: photograph albums.

Identification photographs of male and female inmates may depict individuals in both street clothes and later in prison garb with heads shaved. Other information included: name, crime, prison identification number, county sent from, age, birthplace, sentence and other notes.

See the Department of Corrections finding aid at the California State Archives for additional information.

Photograph of a San Quentin Inmate Photograph Album open to show three mug shots of six inmates. Each inmate is photographed in their hat and street clothes, then without their hat, and finally in their black and white stripped prison clothes with a shaved head.













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F3717
Department of Corrections, San Quentin State Prison Records
Identification photograph cards. 1907–1946. Approx. 65,000 items. Format included is: photographic prints.

Identification photographs are adhered to cards which may also include the following information: number, name, county sent from, crime, occupation, race, sentence, criminal record, age, birthplace and physical description.

See the Department of Corrections finding aid at the California State Archives for additional information.


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