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Postcard: West Virginia: Moundsville, State Penitentiary
Undated postcard featuring a color illustration of the front entrance to the State Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia. Caption: "West Virginia Penitentiary established in 1866. Contains 904 cells, inclosed by a sandstone wall 25 feet in height. Present population about 1,900 more or less. New annex begun in 1931."
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Kent State University
Special Collections and Archives
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Prison Postcards collection
United States. West Virginia