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... Whereas Congress did, by a resolution of the twenty-third day of September, one thousand seven hundred eighty-nine. recommend to the several states to pass laws making it expressly the duty of the keepers of their jails to receive and keep t

To the inspectors, directors, wardens, chaplains, &c. of penitentiaries, houses of correction, jails, and other penal institutions, and officers of prison reformatory societies ... Baltimore, Sept. 1st, 1860.

Secrets of the prison-house--a cell in the female department of the Washington jail / from a sketch made on the spot by our special artist, Mr. Lumley.

South Carolina--The November election--The dead-lock in the state legislature at Columbia / from sketches by Harry Ogden.

The death-watch - the execution postponed / F. Opper.

The Law vindicated, - four of the Chicago anarchists pay the penalty of their crime ... / from sketches by Will E. Chapin.

Human hearts an idyl of the Arkansaw hills.

Jail the only remedy / Gallaway.

Courthouse and jail, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

[District jail, Washington, D.C.]

U.S. Marshall's Office and Jail

Slave jail & quarters, Tudor Hall

Slave jail & quarters, Tudor Hall

On the stage - in person, Hardeen, brother of Houdini handcuffs and jails will not hold him : the greatest mystery show of all times. Mentalist supreme, Princess Yvonne, the mystery girl.

Debtors' Prison, Accomac, Accomac County, Virginia

Debtors' Prison, Accomack, Accomack County, Virginia

Debtors' Prison, Accomac, Accomac County, Virginia

Debtors' Prison, Accomack, Accomack County, Virginia

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Franklin St., Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Franklin St., Jail, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Franklin St., Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Franklin St., Jail, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Halifax County Jail, Halifax County, North Carolina

Halifax County Jail, Halifax County, North Carolina

Jail, Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia

Jail, Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia

Jail, Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia

Jail, Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia

George Metesky behind bars at Waterbury, Conn., police station World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Ravenna

U.S. Reports: Adderley v. Florida, 385 U.S. 39 (1966)

Old Jail

Jail Plan

Jail

Jail Plan

Jail Interior

Jail (1896), Philipsburg, Montana

Jail (1896), Philipsburg, Montana

The old town jail in Shoshoni, Wyoming

What you're seeing in this photo will surprise you. At first glance, the tower looks like an extraordinary grain elevator. But its tiny windows have the appearance of a remarkable jail; note the barbed-wire fence that is the perimeter of the Abbeyville County, South Carolina, Detention Center

Hector Hough House, Main Street Hill, Waterford, Loudoun County, VA

Old Stone Jail, Mercer, Mercer County, PA

Old Polk County Jail, Walker Street, Columbus, Polk County, NC

Old Gaol, Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA

Jail, U.S. Route 15, Worsham, Prince Edward County, VA

Design for the new jail for the Dist. of Columbia. Dec. XV 1856. Edward Clark architect

Jail, Main Street, Knights Ferry, Stanislaus County, CA

Jail, Hornitos, Mariposa County, CA

Hall of Records & County Jail, Colusa, Colusa County, CA

Stone Warehouse, 915 Sophia Street, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, VA

Bibb County Courthouse & Jail, Courthouse Square, Centreville, Bibb County, AL

County Jail, Oysterville, Pacific County, WA

The jail, Philada. Malcolm delt. et sc

Zindan (prison), with inmates looking out through the bars and a guard with Russian rifle, uniform, and boots, Central Asia

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

The jail, Philada. Malcolm delt. et sc

Zindan (prison), with inmates looking out through the bars and a guard with Russian rifle, uniform, and boots, Central Asia

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Zindan (prison), with inmates looking out through the bars and a guard with Russian rifle, uniform, and boots, Central Asia

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Zindan (prison), with inmates looking out through the bars and a guard with Russian rifle, uniform, and boots, Central Asia

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH