The Angolite, Vol. 19, No. 5

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Edited by
Rideau, Wilbert, American, born 1942
Glover, Michael, 1949 - 1996
Written by
Goodlow, Clarence
Dennis, Douglas, American, 1935 - 2009
Nelson, Lane
Elliott, Keith, died 1996
Subject of
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (closed): 11 × 8 1/4 × 5/16 in. (27.9 × 21 × 0.8 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
September/October 1994
Description
This issue of The Angolite, Vol. 19, No. 5 features a black-and-white photograph on the cover depicting two (2) men sitting on a log in front of a body of water. The feature story covers the issue of elderly prisoners in longtime confinement, including an investigation of such incarcerated persons throughout the nation. There are several profiles of male and female incarcerated persons. Other stories include the discovery of a mastodon tooth on prison grounds, and regular features such as sports news, original poetry, and news briefs. The final interior page contains subscription information. The magazine has eighty-one (81) interior pages and is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover has a black-and-white photograph of a line of men digging a ditch or standing at rest holding shovels.
Topic
African American
Journalism
Justice
Men
Prisons
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
Object number
2016.139.1.10
Restrictions & Rights
© Wilbert Rideau. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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