The Angolite, Vol. 22, No. 3

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Edited by
Rideau, Wilbert, American, born 1942
Written by
Goodlow, Clarence
Dennis, Douglas, American, 1935 - 2009
Nelson, Lane
Myers, Kerry
Subject of
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (closed): 11 × 8 1/2 × 3/8 in. (27.9 × 21.6 × 1 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
May/August 1997
Description
This issue of The Angolite, Vol. 22, No. 3 has a black-and-white photograph on the cover of incarcerated men building a sandbag wall along the banks of the Mississippi River. One of the three featured stories concentrates on the high waters of the river and the danger of flooding at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The other two features are about the annual Arts and Crafts Festival and on mentally ill incarcerated persons. Regular features included are sports news, brief news reports, a book review, and original poetry. The final interior page contains subscription information. There are eighty-nine (89) interior pages and the magazine is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover has a black-and-white photograph of two (2) men in business attire standing behind an unlocked barred door.
Topic
African American
Health
Journalism
Justice
Men
Nature
Prisons
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
Object number
2016.139.1.11
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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