The Angolite, Vol. 16, No. 6

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Edited by
Rideau, Wilbert, American, born 1942
Wikberg, Ron, American, 1943 - 1994
Written by
Goodlow, Clarence
Czere, John, born 1962
Glover, Michael, 1949 - 1996
Illustrated by
Pourciau, Leonard
Subject of
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835
ink on paper
H x W x D (closed): 11 1/16 × 8 3/8 × 7/16 in. (28.1 × 21.3 × 1.1 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
November/December 1991
This issue of The Angolite, Vol. 16, No. 6, has a cover with a black-and-white photograph behind black and white text. The photograph features a tombstone in the shape of a cross with the numbers "81902" in the center. The feature story of the issue is about health and medical care in the prison system. Other stories include a review of the Prison Rodeo, a piece on food raised at the prison and donated to a regional food bank, and a story on the organization CURE (Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants). Regular columns include legislative news, sports coverage, religious organization news, and original poems. The final interior page contains subscription information. There are ninety-four (94) interior pages and the magazine is bound with two (2) metal staples. The back cover features an illustration in burgundy and black of a caduceus symbol signifying medicine behind a locked barred door.
African American
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Wilbert Rideau. Permission required for use.
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